community service scholars
Students with a strong desire to impact the local community through service and action should consider the Community Service Scholars Program. It can provide students with an opportunity to make a difference while receiving scholarship support to finance their education.
During the program, scholars will:
- Participate in University-sponsored service days
- Create and promote service opportunities and education to peers
- Engage in dedicated service with a single agency, issue area or organization
- Study philanthropy, social justice, leadership and community engagement
- Create a capstone project or presentation during their senior or P1 year
apply to UHSP
You may apply for a scholars program prior to receiving admission to the University but must be admitted before the interview date of Feb. 19, 2024 be fully considered.
Apply to Be a Community Service Scholar
Complete the following steps to apply for the community service scholars program:
Complete the Community Service Scholars Application. Use your admission application log in credentials to access the scholars application.
Attach an Application Essay (500-700 words). You have been charged with designing a service-oriented activity or event that will be executed by you and your peers and is intended to raise awareness for a health issue. Describe your plan for the event and address some of the following: the health issue you would address, why you chose it, who is the event’s target audience, your planning process, and so forth.
Submit a Letter of Recommendation. Letters should be written by someone outside of your family who is familiar with your past service efforts, dedication to your community or potential as an agent of change within your community.