Award Nominations

To nominate a student, faculty member, community partner, or yourself, please download the appropriate form below. Please email Amanda Schwegler,, with any questions.

One faculty member per year is honored for implementing service learning in a manner consistent with good practice and for demonstrating an impact on students and the community both in and out of the classroom.

One student is honored for showing civic commitment, community awareness, and positive community impact through service learning, as well as the academic impact and personal development through service learning.

Community Partner
One community partner is recognized for their commitment to the academic, civic, and personal development of students and their facilitation of effective service learning environments.

Nominations are accepted throughout the year and are due March 27, 2015.

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More than 2,350 students certified in service learning since 2007
More than 4,000 service learning opportunities each year
KU has been named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll every year since the award began
KU received the Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement Classification for 2010-20
Service learning students develop better problem-solving skills and better understanding of complex issues than other students
6: Engaged learning certifications available. More on the way
3: Service learning awards conferred each year
Service learning students have more connection to community and school than other students
Real-world experience accompanies classroom learning
Service learning certification is indicated on students' transcripts