Civic Action Academy Travel Scholarships Available

October 21, 2019

Iowa & Minnesota Campus Compact are offering a limited number of travel scholarships to students attending the 2019 Civic Action Academy. The deadline to apply for a scholarship is Sunday, October 27, 2019. More information about the scholarship, including how to apply, is listed below.

Who is eligible to apply?

Students interested in applying for the scholarship must meet the following criteria.

How do I apply?

Send us your responses using the online form to the following questions. You can submit your responses in the following form, attached as a document, or create a video.

  • Please describe your interest in community engagement? (5000 character max)
  • How will you use the scholarship dollars? (2500 character max)
  • What do you hope to learn at the Academy that will help you better contribute to your campus and community? (5000 character max)

If awarded, when will I receive the scholarship?

Scholarship funds will be issued as a $100 Visa gift card to the recipient at the Civic Action Academy.

How many scholarships do you anticipate awarding?

We anticipate awarding up to 5 scholarships.

When will I know if I have received the scholarship?

Decisions will be announced the week of October 28, 2019, just before the registration deadline. All applicants will be notified by email.

About the Civic Action Academy

This is a unique professional development opportunity for students interested in learning new ways of making a difference and building skills through civic and community engagement.

The event will be held November 8 and 9, 2019 at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls. Students from across the Midwest and beyond (undergraduate and graduate) are invited to learn from professionals across sectors. Sessions will offer skill-building in civic action including philanthropy, leadership, dialogue, advocacy and more. Students will also have a chance to learn what others are doing on other campuses and network with peers.