Please see the attached flyer for scholarship information.
Please include an explanation of how your summer experience relates to your academic work within your major at SFS. If you have not yet declared a major, you may discuss your academic interests in more general terms. Applications are due by .Eligible participants must be rising sophomores, juniors, or seniors.
The Society for International Development (SID) is currently accepting applications for the 2014 Rice Award, an award that recognizes a young professional who has demonstrated exceptional commitment to improving the lives of people in developing countries.
The Rice Award will be presented to the awardee at the Society for International Development’s Annual Conference on in Washington, D.C. The award consists of an inscribed plaque recognizing the awardee, a prize in the amount of $1,000, a one-year, honorary membership to SID-Washington, and the opportunity to present your work at an upcoming SID-Washington event.
Please visit their website for more information on the application process:http://www.sidw.org/apply-for-
If you are applying to the Georgetown French Department Summer Programs in Tours or Parsi and can demonstrate financial need, you are eligible to apply for a scholarship through the E.J. McCarthy Endowment. Deadline for application: Friday, February 28th.
Application forms and all required documents can be found on the French Department website. Completed applications must be submitted to the French Department Administrative Officer in ICC 416 by Friday, February 28th.
Any questions should be addressed via email to Professor Deborah Lesko Baker at email@example.com.
The Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service (CSJ) the Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor (KI), and the Center for Multicultural Equity and Access (CMEA) at Georgetown University together announce a call for applications for the inaugural Social Justice Leadership Training Institute (SJLTI), a small-group intensive experience for undergraduate students who wish to deepen their commitment to and engagement with issues of social justice. Through an 8-week skills-building, cohort-based experience with accomplished social justice activists and one another, SJLTI participants will learn and reflect on ways to creatively and effectively work for social justice. Each session is devoted to the investigation of one compelling issue of social justice, including a skills-focused workshop from a guest presenter, collective brainstorming, and reflection over dinner together. Workshop topics include strategic organizing, advocacy, diversity awareness, effective facilitation, and more. In addition to building their leadership skill-set, student participants will be challenged to reflect on their long-term commitment to social justice and what such work means and looks like beyond the gates of Georgetown. The Institute is made possible with financial support from the Georgetown University Student Association (GUSA).
SJ Leaders in Training should:be able to demonstrate current leadership in and commitment to social justice activities; want to improve their ability to integrate knowledge, reflection, and direct action; be eager to experiment with creative and non-traditional approaches to problem solving; be willing to honestly self-reflect and to respectfully share ideas with others; and be able to imagine themselves integrating social justice approaches and activism into both short and long-term life goals. SJLTI participants are expected to attend all sessions () during the Spring 2014 semester: 1/31, 2/7, 2/21, 2/28, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, and 4/11. Applications for the SJLTI are being accepted via HoyaLink (accessible via Net ID) available at https://hoyalink.
Call for Applications: Alternative Spring Break 2014 (due )
The Alternative Spring Break (ASB) Program traces its rich history back to 1975, when a group of Georgetown students elected to spend their spring break in Appalachia. Since its founding, Alternative Spring Break has expanded to connect Georgetown students, faculty, and staff to over fifty different domestic and international communities. Offered by The Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service (CSJ), the Alternative Spring Break Program provides students with opportunities for social justice immersion in communities across the United States during one week in March. No matter how far participants travel on Alternative Spring Break, whether it may be to Detroit, New Orleans, Tucson, or to Wheeling, West Virginia, all participants travel and serve under the guidance of the same five Alternative Spring Break pillars: justice immersion, cultural immersion, service, reflection, and substance-free fun. The application consists of: basic contact/logistical information; demographic information; a total of four short answer questions (approx. 800-900 words total) for the general application; and a 100-word response question for each trip you apply to. Please refer to the ASB website for information on our program, values, and individual trips. The application is available via HoyaLink accessible by NetID and available at https://hoyalink.
In collaboration with Georgetown's Undergraduate Research
Call for Applications: Education & Social Justice Summer 2014 Research Fellowship (due
The 4th Credit Option for Social Action Program (4th Credit) is a program of the Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service (CSJ). Through this program, you have the opportunity to integrate your academic studies with your community engagement/service experience in the Washington, DC community this semester and add a 4th credit to your 3-credit course. Interested students can read the call for applications and apply via HoyaLink accessible by Net ID available at: https://hoyalink.
As a Jesuit university, Georgetown is deeply committed to the ideal of service for and with others as well as the integral part it can play in one’s education. First-Year Orientation to Community Involvement (FOCI) is a pre-orientation program offered by the Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service to introduce new Georgetown students to this ideal in the form of community service and volunteer activism in the Washington, DC community. As a FOCI Leader, after extensive planning and preparation, you will guide up to fifty-four incoming freshmen and transfer students during the week before NSO. You will be their mentor as they actively engage in community service; discover and reflect on the diverse populations, perspectives, and roles in the Georgetown and Washington, D.C. communities; develop the capacity for leadership; and become part of a community committed to personal growth through service. Throughout the week you will facilitate a series of discussions to explore issues of social justice and to exchange ideas on social responsibility. Reflection is an integral component of FOCI. FOCI planning begins in late February/early-March and will include weekly, evening and some weekend meetings. In addition, there will be weekly office hours and individual assignments from the FOCI Leader Team. Extensive planning meetings occur throughout the summer for Leaders remaining in the DC metropolitan area, and other Leaders on the team still have multiple responsibilities during the summer. Applications are due by via HoyaLink accessible via Net ID and available at: https://hoyalink.
Apply to join the CSJ Advisory Board for Student Organizations! (Rolling)
The Advisory Board for Student Organization (ABSO) at the Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service has openings for a student advisor position. This position offers a unique leadership development opportunity to engage with social justice at Georgetown. An ABSO advisor's work includes advising assigned organizations, advocating for them in the campus community, encouraging their organizational development and innovation, allocating funds, and helping groups access funds and other resources on campus. We are excited that ABSO is growing and we are looking for student leaders with creative ideas who are passionate about social justice to join us. We are starting new projects geared towards improving the quality of social justice work at Georgetown through professional development and leadership development programming, building relationships with other boards and departments around campus, and bolstering our social media presence. Serving as a CSJ ABSO advisor requires a commitment to both the student organizations you will be serving and your fellow board members. An advisor should expect to spend between 3-8 hours a week committed to ABSO, beginning with the full advisory board's 1.5 hour weekly meeting and working with their student organizations, in addition to work for her or his specific position. ABSO applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Please apply through HoyaLink (https://
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