Richard J. & Joan M. Meister Endowed Scholarship for Community-based Service Learning

The Richard J. Meister Scholarship lies in the tradition of DePaul scholars who critically reflect on societal issues and problem solving methods to achieve societal goals and engage in service within the local and/or global community.

The Irwin W. Steans Center for Community-based Service Learning at DePaul University invites current DePaul students to apply for the Richard J. Meister Scholarship. The Meister Scholarship is an award of $1,500 for DePaul University students for the 2017-2018 academic year. Applicants should have prior experience doing community-based work, assisting individuals served by community-based organizations, advocating for causes, or other experience that demonstrates commitment to civic engagement. All DePaul students are eligible, with a special consideration for students ages 25 and older.

Award
1,500
Scopes
Steans Center - General Scholarships
Deadline
02/01/2019
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please upload a current resume that demonstrates your commitment to issues of social justice, community service and responsibility, and academic excellence.
  2. Please upload a cover letter (not to exceed one page) that describes how you heard about the scholarship, details your background, and explains why you feel you are the right fit for the scholarship.
  3. Please upload your latest Unofficial DePaul University Transcript for coursework verification.
  4. In no more than 400 words, please describe your prior experience doing community-based work, assisting individuals served by community-based organizations, advocating for causes, or other experiences that demonstrate your commitment to civic engagement. What is your motivation for doing such work, and how do you see this work contributing to addressing issues of social inequality and/or social injustice?
  5. In a maximum of 300 words, please describe your career and professional goals. What role will your DePaul education play in helping you achieve these goals? How will your service and/or advocacy work contribute to these future goals?
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