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A Collective Scholarship Fellows Program will be hosted by the UNCG Institute for Community & Economic Engagement and the UNCG Office of Research and Engagement. Applications are due October 11, 2019. Questions or want to learn more? Contact Lori Kniffin, lekniffi@uncg.edu.

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This grant-funded fellows program aims to strengthen collective approaches to community-engaged scholarship through the development of sustainable pathways and partnerships that build deep, reciprocal processes to achieve mutually beneficial, community-identified priorities. Scholarship is broadly defined to include research, creative activity, inquiry, and teaching. This scholarship fellows program is unique in that spans three years, focuses on community-engaged practices and outcomes, supports team-based scholarship, and provides professional development to P2 Fellows.


Community-university partnerships are often limited in their capacity, reach, effectiveness, and sustainability, because the relationships and activities are focused on the aims of individual scholars and partners. By connecting to larger, more collectively-designed, teams in which the relationships, vision, plans, efforts, and outcomes are shared, the partnership can reach its full potential.

This program supports the visioning and planning needed to develop sustainable and reciprocal community-university partnerships. Highly collaborative, reciprocal, community-university partnerships are foundational to transforming regions, students, and scholarship (key areas in the UNCG Strategic Plan) and are increasingly required to secure external funding. Therefore, this three-year grant provides the time and support needed to develop sustainable pathways and partnerships.

An information session will be held Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 9-10 a.m. in 3603 MHRA Building.

*Please register here

Learn more at https://communityengagement.uncg.edu/uncg-engagement/community-engaged-pathways-and-partnerships-grant/.

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