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2016 IARSLCE Awards: Call for Nominations

iarslceThe purpose of these recognitions is to encourage, catalyze, support, share, and leverage high quality research. “IARSLCE Recognition of Exemplary Contribution through Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement” is categorized into 3 types: Dissertation, Early Career, and Distinguished Career. Recognitions also include ten (10) graduate student scholarships.

Nominations for 2016 recognitions and applications for graduate student scholarships are due by May 24, 2016 and should be submitted electronically to info@researchslce.org; self-nominations are welcome. All nominees and scholarship applicants will be notified of their status in July. All nominees and recipients for the four categories of recognitions will be invited to share about their work at the annual conference (September 26-28, 2016, in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA). For details about the conference, please visit http://www.researchslce.org/conferences/.

The Distinguished Career Recognition acknowledges and celebrates intellectual leadership through a body of work that has broad and deep impact on service-learning and community engagement-including the study of it, the practice of it, and the cultures and systems within which it is undertaken.

The Early Career Recognition acknowledges and celebrates intellectual leadership through an emerging body of work that has begun to demonstrate broad and deep impact on service-learning and community engagement – including the study of it, the practice of it, and the cultures and/or systems within which it is undertaken.

The Dissertation Recognition acknowledges and celebrates a dissertation that advances research on service-learning and community engagement through rigorous and innovative inquiry and has the potential for impact – including on the study of it, the practice of it, and/or the cultures and systems within which it is undertaken.

Ten $500 Graduate Student Scholarships are provided by the Association to support graduate student participation in the 2016 IARSLCE Conference in New Orleans, LA. Scholarship recipients fall into two categories: (a) early graduate students and (b) advanced graduate students. A total of ten scholarships will be awarded across the two categories. Within each category, at least one scholarship will be awarded to an international graduate student based outside the US.

TWC Higher Education Civic Engagement Award – Call for nominations

TWC_SIG_KOThe 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:

  1. Leadership and innovation in defining and addressing issues of public concern;
  2. Vision for change that is systemic and sustainable;
  3. 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.

Nominations for Three ADP National Awards Due April 1, 2016

Nominations for ADP’s three national civic engagement awards are due Monday, April 1st, 2016.

Plater Award for Leadership in Civic Engagement

Willam M. Plater

Willam M. Plater

AASCU’s American Democracy Project seeks nominations for the William M. Plater Award for Leadership in Civic Engagement.  The Award is given each year to an AASCU chief academic officer in recognition of his or her leadership in advancing the civic mission of the campus. Funded through the generosity of Indiana University Purdue University-Indianapolis, the award acknowledges the critical leadership role that chief academic officers play in helping make an institution intentional about its public mission to prepare undergraduates as informed, engaged citizens.

The Plater Award, presented annually, includes an engraved commemorative and $1,000.  The Award recipient will be announced at the American Democracy Project meeting at the #CLDE16 Meeting , June 2-4, 2016 in Indianapolis, IN..  The Award can also be presented on the recipient’s campus.

Nomination and Selection Process: Chief academic officers may be nominated by anyone on the campus. The president or chancellor must endorse the nomination.
Nomination materials for the 2016 Plater Award must be submitted electronically by April 1, 2016.


Saltmarsh Award for Emerging Leaders in Civic Engagement

John Saltmarsh

John Saltmarsh

AASCU’s American Democracy Project seeks nominations for the John Saltmarsh Award for Emerging Leaders in Civic Engagement.  The Saltmarsh Award is presented annually to an emerging leader in the civic engagement field from an AASCU institution or ADP Partner organization. The Award recipient will receive an engraved commemorative and a check for $500. The Award recipient will be announced at the American Democracy Project meeting at the #CLDE16 Meeting, June 2-4, 2016 in Indianapolis, IN.

Support for the award comes from Bill Plater and the royalties from the 2011 book “To Serve a larger Purpose”: Engagement for Democracy and the Transformation of Higher Education (Temple University Press) edited by John Saltmarsh and Matthew Hartley.

Nomination and Selection Process: Emerging Leaders may be nominated by anyone.
Nomination materials for the 2015 Saltmarsh Award must be submitted electronically by April 1, 2016. 


Burch Award for Faculty Leadership in Civic Engagement

Barbara Burch

Barbara Burch

AASCU’s American Democracy Project seeks nominations for the Barbara Burch Award for Faculty Leadership in Civic Engagement. The Burch Award is presented annually to a senior faculty member in the civic engagement field from an AASCU institution. The Award recipient will receive an engraved commemorative and a check for $500. The Award recipient will be announced at the American Democracy Project meeting at the #CLDE16 Meeting, June 2-4, 2015 in Indianapolis, IN.

Nomination and Selection Process: Senior Faculty members may be nominated by anyone. The provost or chief academic officer must endorse the nomination.
Nomination materials for the 2015 Burch Award must be submitted electronically by April 1, 2016. 

The Washington Center’s 2015 Higher Education Civic Engagement Awards Recipients

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The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, an independent nonprofit educational organization and ADP partner organization, proudly celebrates the recipients of the 2015 New York Life Higher Education Civic Engagement Awards.  The award recognizes institutions that are achieving breadth and depth of civic engagement through sustained and mutually transformational partnerships that define and address issues of public concern at any level from the local to the global.

This year’s five honorees include two ADP/AASCU member campuses:  Rutgers University-Camden (N.J.) and Weber State University (Utah).  The awards were presented on Monday, October 5th at The Washington Center’s annual Awards Luncheon at the National Press Club.

The 2015 New York Life Higher Education Civic Engagement Awards are sponsored by the New York Life Foundation.  The five winners receive $20,000 in scholarship funding to help their students participate in The Washington Center’s Academic Internship Program in the nation’s capital during the following year.

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