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Undergraduate Service Scholars Application

Open application dates:
Monday, January 9, 2017 05:01 PM - Tuesday, September 05, 2017 11:59 PM

Description

Welcome to the application for the Undergraduate Service Scholars Capstone program!  To apply to this program you will need to have earned a cumulative 3.0 GPR or better at Texas A&M and have established a relationship with a community agency or TAMU organization that does outreach or community service.  You will need a two page proposal of your project that has been approved by your community agency director or organization advisor.

You must submit a proposal detailing the service-learning project to be carried out over the course of the year and a timeline for the planning and implementation of your project.  LAUNCH will notify successful candidates of their acceptance into the program by Friday, September 1, the last day of the add/drop period.

Expectations:  As an Undergraduate Service Scholar, you will be responsible for:

1. The conduct of your project with the oversight of your USS advisor (community agency or faculty mentor).  
2. Attendance at the Volunteer Opportunities Fair sponsored by the MSC.

3. A one page observation assignment at the beginning of the semester.

4. Three one page reflections in response to writing prompts each semester.

5. A blog or public presentation about your project in the following semester.

6. Provide a 5-10 page write-up of your program efforts and implementation along with any associated materials to your USS Advisor and LAUNCH: Capstones by December 6th. 

Email capstones@tamu.edu for more details on the program.

To find a community agency, go to http://aggieserve.tamu.edu

 


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