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Service-Learning Scholarships

The Rutgers Presidential Service-Learning Scholarship is available to Rutgers students participating in service-learning programs abroad.  Scholarship awards range from $500 to $2,000.  Eligible programs include:
  • Argentina - Language Education
  • Brazil - Brazilian Health and Healthcare
  • China - Social Welfare Systems*
  • Cuba - Public Health and Wellness
  • Dominican Republic - Research in Action
  • Ghana - Women's Rights and Community Development
  • Greece - Engaging with Greece in Transition
  • Mexico - Culture and Community Health in Oaxaca
  • Romania - Investing in Children and Families Across the Life Cycle*
  • Senegal - Youth (Performing) Artists and Community Development
  • Thailand - Global Health and Service Learning
  • Turkey - Agri[culture] and Community: Empowering Family Farms in Turkey
*NOTE: Only students applying for the extended service-learning option in China and Romania are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

Students must have a minimum 2.75 G.P.A in order to apply for this scholarship.  Applications will be released to students upon acceptance to their program.

All scholarship recipients will be required to commit to one outreach project, to be completed no later than the end of the Fall 2014 semester.  A list of potential projects will be included on the scholarship application; alternatively, recipients can work with the service-learning coordinator to propose their own project.