This week's “Scholarship of the Week” is the Students Serve Grant. By providing students with grants, Student Serve, a not-for-profit organization managed entirely by students, hopes to encourage the application of knowledge in conducting community service.
Students who apply will have to come up with a service-learning project (one that applies class knowledge to service) that will be helpful in solving a community problem. The project should be unique and have the potential to make a significant community impact.
Up to $3,000
1. Applicant must be a high school senior or an undergraduate attending a U.S college or university 2. Winners will have to complete a self-created project that aids a U.S. community
November 15, 2007
1. A description of 1,000 words or less that outlines a service-learning project 2. Two letters of recommendation from professors who can advise applicant on project 3. A completed application
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