SSWA Outstanding Service Award

The Outstanding Service Award will recognize students at Washington Campus Compact member institutions who are engaged in current service projects addressing critical issues. Student service leaders submit an online application form consisting of project details, stories, photos, and videos. Students are encouraged to utilize social media to promote and highlight their work. In addition to the online application, students are asked to submit a letter of recommendation from faculty or administrators from their higher education institution, or community-based organizations where the students serve. Parents, classmates and other community members are invited to participate in the process, either by volunteering in the service project, or by voting for their favorite service project through social media. The award will recognize one student from a two-year institution and one student from a four-year institution. Additionally, the student's institution and community partner will receive recognition and an award as well.Outstanding Service Award winners will receive a $7,500 award divided equally between the students, their institution, and community partner for current service projects addressing critical issues in Washington.General eligibility:-Applicant(s) must be higher education students currently enrolled for a minimum of 6 credits at a Washington Campus Compact member institution.-Student applicant must complete and submit an online application-Student applicant must identify one college/university sponsor (faculty or administrator) and/or one public or private community partner who will submit a letter of recommendation for applicant.-Student applicant must submit one (1) to six (6) photos and one (1) short video (less than 2 minutes) that accurately "tells the story" of the service project.For more details and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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