Description and Criteria:

The Patrick J. Grant Investors Bank Civic Leadership Fund has been established by Investors Bank Foundation. It is awarded annually to outstanding students who participate in Drew University’s Civic Scholar Program and have demonstrated both dedication and exceptional contributions to community service during their years at Drew, as well as a continuing commitment to undertaking a leadership role in performing community service. The recipient fulfills the following criteria:

  • Junior or senior who participates in the University’s Drew Civic Scholar program
  • A grade-point average of at least 3.0
  • Completed an application to the Director of the Center for Civic Engagement

The fund will provide a grant of $1,000 to each recipient to support his or her planning, implementation, and leadership of a year-long comprehensive community service project which will involve Drew students and faculty, as well as representatives from Investors Bank Foundation and relevant community partners organizations.


  • 1-page project description
  • Budget and budget narrative (what will you spend funds and why)
  • Statement of personal qualifications and learning goals (200-300 words)

Submit all application materials to Prof. Amy Koritz prior to deadline