The Newman Civic Fellowship recognizes and supports community-committed students who have:
- Demonstrated an investment in finding solutions for challenges facing their communities
- Engage in collaborative action with others to create long-term social change
- Take action in addressing issues of inequity and political polarization
- Demonstrates the motivation and potential for effective long-term civic engagement
Newman Civic Fellows receive training and resources that nurture your assets and passions to help you develop strategies for social change. The year-long program includes virtual learning opportunities and networking as part of a national network of engaged student leaders and an optional in-person convening.
- Must be nominated by the institution’s chancellor
- Must have at least one year of their education remaining so the nominee will be enrolled in the 2019-2020 academic year (graduates must have at least two years remaining)
- Letter of Recommendation
- Student Resume including graduation date
Submit your nominations to Kirsten Case at firstname.lastname@example.org by November 30, 2018.
To learn more about the Newman Civic Fellowship, visit the Campus Compact for the Great Plains website.
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