Val R. Christensen Service Center
Service Learning Scholars Application
Admission to this program is competitive and limited to 25 students each year (with a maximum of 100 S-L Scholars enrolled at any one time). To be considered for admission, you must submit a completed application, have a 3.0 cumulative USU GPA (incoming freshmen must have a 3.0 high school GPA), and submit a written essay detailing your interest in service-learning.
This application must include a written essay which can be uploaded here (2 to 5 pages long) on your interest in service-learning. Include how you heard about the Service-Learning Scholars program, what you hope to accomplish within this program and how you think you could benefit from and contribute to a community of scholars who are eager to conduct intellectual/academic work as service. This essay is important! Why are you committed to service and service-learning? Your application will not be considered without the essay.
To receive a Service-Learning Certificate, you must complete a minimum of nine credit hours of approved service-learning courses (with a grade of B or better in each course), record 400 service hours, and develop and complete a senior capstone project and a reflective portfolio. Only hours served the semester of acceptance in the Service-Learning Scholars Program will be accepted.