|Students eligible for $1,000 service learning grant|
Applications are now being accepted from UND students for a $1,000 grant to be used on a service learning project. The Center for Community Engagement announced that the grant from the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Partnership Foundation will be awarded to a student whose application indicates the most innovative and promising use of the grant to establish or significantly further a partnership between a UND student and a community non-profit organization.
Applications, which must be received by 4 p.m. Oct. 6 for the Carter Academic-Service Entrepreneur grant (CASE), are available online at www.communityengagement.und.edu and the Volunteer Bridge office in the Memorial Union. The winning applicant will be announced at an awards luncheon Wednesday, Oct. 18, sponsored by the Center. For more information, contact the director, Lana Rakow, at 777-0675.
The award is made possible by The Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Partnership Foundation and The W.K. Kellogg Foundation. In providing the grant, The Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Partnership Foundation noted that high standards used in the selection recognizes the best programs and inspires others to achieve the status of a Carter Certified Partnership. More information about the Foundation is available at www.jrcpf.org. The W.K. Kellogg Foundation was established in 1930 “to help people help themselves through the practical application of knowledge and resources to improve their quality of life and that of future generations." More information about the Kellogg Foundation is available at www.wkkf.org.
-- Lana Rakow, Director, Center for Community Engagement, email@example.com, 7-2287