New Engaged Scholarship Prize Announced!

December 17, 2019

On December 16, UNCG and NCCC announced a new Engaged Scholarship Prize. Applicants can win up to $1500 in recognition of their outstanding engaged scholarship. The prize was developed by NC Campus Compact in partnership with Dr. Frank Gilliam, Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, to grow and promote the scholarship of engagement in North Carolina.  Preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate sustained commitment to the scholarship of engagement.  Faculty members (full-time, part time or adjunct) or full-time graduate students, from an NC Campus Compact institution, are eligible to apply. The prize will be awarded at the 2020 PACE Conference on February 12, 2020 at Elon University.

Selection Criteria

  1. The scholarship addresses public issues and might help communities identify resources and assets, explore civic skills, or build civic literacy
  2. The effort is reciprocal and collaborative; it encourages public participation in the production of scholarship
  3. The scholarship helps advance the field of higher education service-learning and community/civic engagement
  4. The scholarship has been or will be disseminated to the public in print and/or spoken form (ex. academic journal, website, newsletter, recorded presentation, performance, podcast, etc.) and is archived in some way for future generations.
  5. Evidence of sustained scholarship of engagement will improve a candidate’s application.

Applications must be submitted through the online form accessible at this link. The application deadline is January 15, 2020.

Download a preview of the application here.