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February 2017

North Carolina Outward Bound scholarship applications

February 6 @ 8:00 am - April 7 @ 11:55 pm

Each year, the Carolina Center for Public Service (CCPS) awards North Carolina Outward Bound School (NCOBS) scholarships to participants in the Buckley Public Service Scholars program, Carolina Leadership Development and the School of Education. Recipients receive full tuition to a 28-day course at NCOBS. Groups consist of six to 12 members who work as a team and undertake progressively more challenging experiences during the course of the program. Depending on weather and other variables, participants may experience backpacking, caving, canoeing,…

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SMART Mentoring applications

February 14 @ 8:00 am - March 10 @ 5:00 pm

SMART Mentoring engages UNC undergraduate students and local middle-school students in mentoring relationships. The program targets students from low-income communities and focuses on issues of race, class and gender. SMART is designed for highly motivated students who are committed to making a positive difference in the lives of youth. Applications to be a SMART Mentor are open for all undergraduate students with preference given to participants of the Buckley Public Service Scholars program. Apply online through the CCPS Application and Nomination…

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2017 Ned Brooks Award

February 22

The Ned Brooks Award for Public Service recognizes a staff or faculty member of the UNC-Chapel Hill community who throughout his/her career has, in a collaborative and sustained manner, made a difference in the larger community by: encouraging active involvement of others in service to and engagement with the community beyond the University, and/or directly providing public service beyond the University, and mentoring, inspiring and providing opportunities for others to effectively make a difference in the larger community. The award…

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2017 APPLES Service-Learning Course Development Grant applications

February 24

Funded by the APPLES Service-Learning program and the Carolina Center for Public Service, up to seven $5,000 service-learning course development grants are awarded annually. These grants support course development of new service-learning courses across campus, including undergraduate, graduate and professional student courses. Apply through the Carolina Center for Public Service Application and Nomination Portal by Feb. 24, 2017.

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April 2017

2017 Public Service Awards

April 5 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Carolina Club, George Watts Hill Alumni Center
Chapel Hill,
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The Carolina Center for Public Service will host The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Public Service Awards 4 - 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 5 at the Carolina Club in the George Watts Hill Alumni Center. Individuals and organizations representing students, faculty, staff and community partners, will be honored at the annual Public Service Awards celebration. Awards presented include the Ned Brooks Award for Public Service, Office of the Provost Engaged Scholarship Awards and the Robert E. Bryan Public Service Award. Awards Presentation - 4…

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Apply for a Service-Learning Course Enhancement Grant

April 28

APPLES Service-Learning awards course enhancement grants of up to $500 every semester. These grants can fund course development, materials or support required to teaching a APPLES service-learning courses. Applications are received and accepted on a rolling basis and require a statement on how the funds will deepen the learning within the course. Past course enhancement grants provided additional funds for a local radio program connected to a course, funding for a field trip to a nuclear reactor and support to…

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Apply for a Service-Learning Course Partnership Grant

April 28, 2017 @ 8:00 am - January 6, 2018 @ 11:55 pm

Students and community partners connected to an APPLES Service-Learning  course are eligible to apply for a partnership grant. These grants are intended to benefit the community partner and deepen the service-learning experience for a student. APPLES is offering up to 10 partnership grants of up to $100 each for the current semester. These grants fund supplementary materials for enhancement projects relating to a community partner. These grants must be submitted with both a student and community partner signature. Past partnership grants…

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