Student Success Centre

RBC Grants & Awards for Community Engaged Learning @ Western

Made possible by a generous donation by RBC for the support of Community Engaged Learning (CEL) initiatives at Western, The Student Success Centre offers several awards that recognize, encourage and support projects undertaken by community partners, Western students and Western faculty that meet an identified need in the community and provide Western students with an increased sense of civic engagement and social responsibility.


1. RBC Collaborative Community Project Grant


Awarded at the end of each academic year, Community Partners and/or Western students may apply for an award amount of up to $2000 to support the continuation of project(s) that arise from current Community Engaged Learning (including Community Service Learning) programs at Western. These projects must represent collaboration between Western University students and nonprofit organizations in London-Middlesex County. Awarded by The Student Success Centre and made possible through an RBC Grant supporting Community Engaged Learning (CEL), the RBC Collaborative Community Project Grant aims to recognize, encourage, and support projects that meet an identified need in the community and provide Western students with an increased sense of civic engagement and civic responsibility.
 
For a full review of the RBC Collaborative Community Project Grant application, click here. (Please note that projects arising from the Fall Term 2015 and Winter Term 2016 will be considered for this award).
 
Please utilize this provided template when completing the application.

2. RBC Community Professor Award

The RBC Community Professor Award, valued at $500, is given to a Community Partner of Western University who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to Community Engaged Learning (CEL)/Experiential Learning and advancing the academic experience of students by guiding them through a community project. Funded by the RBC, this award recognizes an individual who has engaged students by teaching them about the social issue for which they are working, providing examples of what it means to be a strong community leader, and actively engaging in Community Engaged Learning/Experiential Learning programs at Western. 

See a full review of the RBC Community Partner Professional Development Award here.

Please complete the nomination form located here.


PLEASE NOTE: These awards are intended to recognize Community Engaged Learning programs from/within Community Engaged Learning @ Western, operated out of The Student Success Centre.

DEADLINE: Friday, April 15th, 2016 at 4pm for both applications