APPLES Service-Learning is a student-led program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill that transforms educational experiences by connecting academic learning and public service. Since 1990, APPLES has strengthened civic engagement by bringing together students, faculty and communities in sustained and mutually beneficial partnerships.
APPLES offers a variety of programs, including alternative breaks, service-learning initiative, internships, courses and fellowships.
Announcements and deadlines
- Each year APPLES recognizes outstanding achievements in the service-learning community at the APPLES Awards Brunch with the presentation of five awards. To learn more about the awards, visit APPLES Service-Learning Awards. To submit a nomination, completed the nomination statement and return it to the APPLES office manager by Feb. 20.
- Alternative break collaborative grants for the 2014 fall or winter break are available for any university center, department or student organization that would like to implement an alternative break for the first time or seek access to additional resources to further develop an existing break. Apply online until Feb. 21.
- View the spring 2014 APPLES course listing.
- Rolling submissions - Faculty/Instructors: APPLES Course Support & Enhancements Grants. Apply online.
- Rolling submissions - Students: APPLES Partnership Grants. Apply online.
- Students enrolled in APPLES classes should complete the online module.