TWC Higher Education Civic Engagement Award – Call for nominations
The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, an independent nonprofit educational organization, invites nominations for the 2016 Higher Education Civic Engagement Award. The award recognizes institutions that are achieving breadth and depth of civic engagement through mutually transformational partnerships that address issues of public concern at any level from the local to the global.
In reviewing nominations, The Washington Center and the selection committee will consider the extent to which institutions are building strategic community partnerships that demonstrate the following:
- Leadership and innovation in defining and addressing issues of public concern;
- Vision for change that is systemic and sustainable;
- Depth and breadth of institutional commitment.
The Washington Center has presented the Higher Education Civic Engagement Awards each year since 2009. Past awardees have reflected diverse institutional profiles.
Learn more about past recipients and how to nominate an institution here. The deadline for nominations is Friday, May 27th.
Five winners will receive one full scholarship for a student to participate in The Washington Center’s Inside Washington 2017: The Presidential Inauguration Academic Seminar in January 2017.