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Engaged Learning Project

The Engaged Learning project gives students the opportunity to generate knowledge, serve a community, try out a dream job, create something the world has never known. Students engage in projects developed on their own or offered by campus programs.

Guidelines

The student-driven Engaged Learning project is: with:
  • project outcomes
  • personal learning goals
impacting a:

anywhere in the world and funded up to $2000.

The project spans two years, typically junior and senior, and has four phases:

The project counts towards University Curriculum community engagementoral communicationinformation literacy and writing requirements and can be petitioned for more.

Timetable

Proposal
NOV 15  Application cycle opens 
DEC 15 Early decision deadline
JAN 17  Early decision projects announced 
JAN 31 Early decision confirmation letters due
FEB 15 Proposals due
MAR 5  Projects announced 
APR 1  Confirmation letters due

SEP 30

Senior project deadline

Project 

OCT 

Project Update Meetings   

Presentation
JAN for MAY graduates 

OCT 

for DEC graduates  

Publication
APR 15 for MAY graduates
NOV 30  for DEC graduates 

Application Cycles

Regular Decision: Nov 15 - Feb 15
      Early Decision: Apply by Dec 15

Senior Projects: Aug 15 - Sep 30

Resources

How to work with your mentor

How to use library research resources

How to write and Engaged Learning project proposal

How to develop your project budget

How to manage your project

How to reflect on your experience

How to present your project

How to develop your final project report

How to leverage your Engaged Learning experience

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