Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Grants to Support Transformational Service-Learning

The Mansfield Institute for Social Justice and Transformation (MISJT) is pleased to announce its annual grant program to support the development, teaching, and administration of transformational service-learning courses at the university. There are two types of grants that will be awarded for Fall 2011 and Spring 2012 courses: (1) Grants for individual faculty members ($3,500 maximum value), and (2) Block grants for programs and departments ($500 fixed amount).

The brief application, along with an explanation of transformational service-learning and the grant program, can be downloaded as an MS Word document at http://sites.roosevelt.edu/smeyers/files/2011/04/transformationallearning.doc.

We at the Mansfield Institute are ready and able to help faculty as they prepare their grant proposals and use transformational learning. The MISJT has two web pages with useful information about transformational learning as well: http://misjt.blogspot.com/ and http://roosevelt.edu/MISJT/TransformationalLearning.aspx.

Your application should be submitted as an attachment to Steven Meyers at smeyers@roosevelt.edu by Monday, March 28, 2011. Applicants will be notified about the decisions regarding all proposals by Friday, April 8, 2011. This grant program is supported by funding from the McCormick Tribune Foundation.

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