Grants & Fellowships

Support for Campus Changemakers

The Center for Civic and Social Change is committed to providing opportunities for our students who desire to “be the change” in our communities and in the broader world. Below are some of the grant and fellowship opportunities offered through the Center.

Student Project Grants for Spring 2021

The purpose of these grants is to encourage students and student organizations to connect general academic work and interests to service. Our general Student Project Grants can be used to fund a wide range of projects, including (but not limited to) repainting a building in the community, resources for a community cooking class on healthy eating, seeds for a community garden, printing educational materials, supplies for an educational outreach project, supporting a 5k fundraiser, and resources related to research projects that connect to our goal of the betterment of societies and individual lives throughout our community and world. The primary contact for these grants is CCSC Director Mike Nelson.

Eligibility: All Monmouth College Students and Student Organizations

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Student Project Grant for Spring 2021

Our new Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Student Project Grants prioritize proposals that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion on the Monmouth College campus and/or Monmouth community. Activities proposed are focused but not limited to: research projects, community service, and public events that foster DEI and address DEI issues that need attention. The primary contact for these grants is Professor Jennifer Thorndike.

Eligibility: All Monmouth College Students and Student Organizations. Minority students and student organizations that focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.

Newman Civic Fellowship

The Newman Civic Fellowship is a national program through Campus Compact. This program recognizes and supports community-committed students who are changemakers and public problem-solvers. The fellowship experience allows students to become a part of a national network of student leaders and provides those students with training and resources. Each year, we invite students who are interested in the fellowship to apply for the nomination. The final decision on the nomination is made by the President of the College. The fellowship does not carry a monetary award.
For more about the program, visit the Campus Compact Newman Civic Fellowship website
Applications for the 2021 - 2022 fellowship are now open. Priority will be given to applications received by Monday, December 14, 2020.