Awards & Recognition
- C.O.R.D Reward Program
Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs
The Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs has centers in four cities - San Francisco, Los Angeles, St. Louis, and New York - where 12 fellows are sent each year to participate in an experience-based training program. A bachelor's degree is required, postgraduate or work experience is preferable and most candidates have been active in campus or community activities. Many universities offer credit toward graduate degrees for participants in the program.
- Echoing Green Public Service Fellowship
The Echoing Green Public Service Fellowship is a one-year program for graduating college seniors from 27 participating institutions who want to develop and implement a community service project. Echoing Green Fellows have the opportunity to create a new nonprofit organization or initiate a project within an existing nonprofit organization. Up to nine fellowships are offered annually. A $15,000 stipend may be supplemented by additional funds raised by the fellow, or salary from a sponsoring nonprofit organization, but the maximum annual income allowed under the program is $30,000.
- Harry S. Truman Scholarship Program
The Truman Foundation scholarships are awarded to students who are juniors at four-year institutions and who show potential for leadership in government and related public service. The funds cover expenses such as tuition, fees, books and room and board, to a maximum of $30,000. An institution may nominate up to three students each year and as many students as they wish who have transferred from a two-year institution, and must appoint a faculty representative to serve as a liaison between the campus and the foundation.
- J.W Saxe Memorial Prize
The J.W Saxe Memorial Prize awards $750 to one or more undergraduate or graduate students working toward a career in public service. The award is meant to enable the student to gain practical experience in public service by taking a nonpaying or low-paying job or internship during a summer or other term. Preference is given to those applicants who have already found such a position but who require additional funds.
- Samuel Huntington Public Service Award
Graduating college seniors who wish to pursue public service for up to one year are eligible for this $10,000 stipend. Applicants may use the money for an individual project or for one that involves an educational, community or religious organization. Awards are granted on the basis of the candidate's academic record, the quality of the proposal and related personal achievements.
- Thomas Ehrlich Faculty Award for Service-Learning
The Thomas Ehrlich Faculty Award for Service-Learning recognizes and honors one faculty member each year for contributing to the integration of community or public service into the curriculum and for efforts to institutionalize service-learning. The award is named in honor of Thomas Ehrlich, former chair of the Campus Compact board of directors and President Emeritus of Indiana University. One award of $2,000 will be granted to a faculty member from a Campus Compact member institution. Ten finalists will also be selected and recognized.