Drew Action Scholars: Community, Innovation, Global Impact.


Drew Action Scholars

Introducing Drew Action Scholars

Drew Action Scholars is a two-year program with a four-year scholarship, guided by a distinctive, results- and action-oriented approach to real-world problem-solving. Accepted students join a cohort of peers committed to community, innovation and global impact in a connected world. Complete the two year program and receive a four year scholarship of $10,000 ($2,500/year).

Recognizing the power of the experiential learning built into the Civic Scholars program, Drew University has expanded into the Drew Action Scholars program, including more students and embracing more—and larger—real-world problems and solutions.

In fall 2020, we will welcome the first class of Drew Action Scholars. If you are an incoming first year or transfer student interested in any or all of the focus areas below, apply to earn a scholarship while joining a selective group of like-minded fellow students:


It’s easy to apply. Follow the link below and respond to these three questions:

  • Describe your interest in any or all of the DAS focus areas: community, innovation, and global impact
  • Tell us about a problem, challenge, or opportunity you think needs attention–and why
  • Wise people often comment that their accomplishments depend on the contributions of others–that they stand on the shoulders of giants. Whose shoulders do you hope to stand on, and who would you want with you?

Apply here.

Program Details

All Drew Action Scholars complete the first-year curriculum, the second-year convening and immersive experience and 100 hours of experiential learning annually. All immersive experiences and co-curricular requirements count towards these 100 hours. As a Drew Action Scholar you will also join your peers for retreats, town halls and pitch events.