Public Service Awards and Fellowships

The Carolina Center for Public Service seeks nominations for three campus-wide awards honoring individual students, faculty, staff and University units for exemplary public service and engaged scholarship. In addition, multiple fellowships are available to provide support for graduate students working on international, community-based projects.

Public Service Awards Nominations Open

The deadline to apply is Feb. 2.

The Carolina Center for Public Service oversees the annual selection of three campus-wide awards honoring individual students, faculty, staff and University units for exemplary public service and engaged scholarship. Award recipients are honored at a spring celebration where they receive a monetary award and framed certificate.

The Robert E. Bryan and Office of the Provost Awards require a very brief (two-paragraph) nomination submitted by 11:59 p.m., Feb. 2, 2015. Selected nominees will be invited to complete a more detailed submission about their work by Feb. 23, 2015. Final selection will be based on both the initial nomination and the nominee application. Full nominations for the Ned Brooks Award are due by 11:59 p.m. Feb. 23, 2015. See the attached flyer for information about these awards.

Davis Projects for Peace, Hyatt Rotary Public Service Award and Sherpa Fellowship

The Davis Projects for Peace Award provides $10,000 to returning, full-time undergraduate students, and the Ronald W. Hyatt Rotary Public Service Award offers up to $3,000 to undergraduate and graduate students. Both provide support to develop local or international community-based projects during the summer of 2015. Applications for the Davis Projects for Peace Award are due by Jan. 20. Applications for the Ronald W. Hyatt Rotary Public Service Award are due by Feb. 9.

The Mingma Norbu Sherpa Fellowship provides $1,250 to support undergraduate or graduate field study and engaged research in environmental areas at field sites, preferably abroad. Preference will be given to students in the Buckley Public Service Scholars program who are majoring in business, environmental or economics disciplines. Applications for the Mingma Norbu Sherpa Fellowship are due by Feb. 9.

Apply for each award online here. For questions about any of these opportunities, contact ccps@unc.edu.