What – In honor of the 15th anniversary of the Kluck Service Enrichment Grants, one $2500 grant will be awarded to a group of students with a worthy project that emphasizes service as its goal.
Why – To encourage Ouachita students to effectively serve in creative ways and to provide funding to facilitate this service.
When – Applicants must apply by Friday, November 30, 2012. The grant will be awarded in January, 2013.
How – Students are asked to come up with a plan that involves as many students as possible and will have a direct impact on those served. This plan will include reasons and goals for the service as will as benefits to those who will be served.
- The Grant will be awarded on a competitive basis to provide funding to a group of Ouachita students who demonstrate a solid plan to work together for the common goal of serving others.
- Priority will be given to proposals which maximize student involvement and have a strong service element included. Proposals should enhance student growth academically, spiritually, socially, or physically.
- Preference will be given to proposals demonstrating a servant-leadership emphasis and are entrepreneurial and creative in character.
- Proposals must be submitted by a student under the sponsorship of an administrator, faculty or staff member.
- Submit proposals to the director of the Elrod Center for Family and Community by noon on Friday, November 30, 2012. The committee will review applications and notify awardees at the first of the 2013 semester.
- One grant will be awarded in the amount of approximately $2500.00.
- Grant proposals should be approximately two pages long and include the goal, a description of the activity, and itemized budget (including funds for the activity from other sources, if any), the manner in which the activity will be enhanced by the grant, the proposed service element and the propose benefits to the students and those served.
- Unused for surplus portions of the awarded grant money must be returned for reallocation to future projects.
- A one-page evaluation report of the completed project will be submitted to the committee upon completion of the activity. The report must be given to the director of the Elrod Center for Family and Community by the end of the semester for which the award was given. Failure to submit a grant report will result in that organization being disqualified from applying for future grants.
KLUCK SERVICE ENRICHMENT GRANT COMMITTEE:
Ian Cosh, chair * Judy Duvall * Wesley Kluck, ex-officio