Offered annually to students who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to community service and civic engagement during their high school years. Applicants should demonstrate leadership in organizing and implementing community projects, as well as working with people from diverse backgrounds. Scholarship recipients are required to join Drew’s Civic Scholars program, which includes participation in special classes, workshops, seminars, and off-campus service projects. Residential Civic Scholars live together in a living-learning community for their first year in the program.
The priority application deadline for the Civic Engagement Scholarship is February 1st. Applications will not be considered after April 3rd.
The Fall 2017 online application for the Civic Engagement Scholarship will be available October 3rd.
You do not need to know if you have been admitted to Drew to apply for the Civic Engagement Scholarship, but you do need to have an admission application on file. Once your admission application has been received by Drew (usually 1-2 business days after you submit it) you will receive your Drew ID number via email. As soon as you get your ID number you can apply for the Civic Engagement Scholarship.