2012-2013 Service Scholar Program Information
Program Pamphlet (pdf)
The Service Scholar Program is geared toward students who wish to have a structured
emphasis on service and civic engagement during their collegiate career and offers
students an opportunity to interact with the community, nation and the world through
service. With four Service Scholar tracks to choose from, students are able to customize
their experience to fit their academic and service goals.
Program participants will gain leadership skills, network with non-profit organizations, build their resume, and build the community around them through meaningful service opportunities.
Students have from the time they begin this program until they graduate to complete
this program. Applications for this program are accepted at any time during the year.
General Program Requirements
- Attend Four Civic Skills Workshops
- Complete End of Semester Reflections
- Contact Service Scholar Program Advisor Once Per Semester
- Lead One Major Service Project
- Complete Final Portfolio/Display
- Complete Final Reflection
Customize Your Experience
(choose from one of the four tracks listed below)
- Academic Service Learning Track: This track is recommended for students who want to deepen personal and academic
knowledge through combining classroom work with community needs. [9 service-learning
credits, 2-page course reflections, 200 extra-curricular service hours]
- Community Building Track: This track is recommended for students who want to gain experience in the non-profit
sector and learn skills to address community issues. [6 service-learning credits,
1-page course reflections, 400 extra-curricular service hours]
- Engaged Leadership Track: This track is recommended for students involved in any on-campus leadership organization.
[6 service-learning credits, 3 leadership credits, 1-page course reflections, 150
extra curricular service hours, 150 leadership hours]
- Designated Department Track: This track is solely for students in specific academic departments. Contact the Volunteer
and Service-learning Center for more information.
Detailed Track Information
This information includes what types of service count toward this program, appeal
information, information about coursework, etc. Service-Learning course lists are
also available on the link listed above.
Service Opportunity Information in your community. To sign up for our weekly volunteer opportunity email list.