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The Community Engaged Program Award recognizes outstanding achievement by faculty, staff and/or student led programs/initiatives focused on community-university partnerships and impact.
Up to five awards will be given. Award amount: $1,000
The Community Engaged Scholar Award recognizes faculty members who have demonstrated engaged scholarship that has impacted communities. Community Engaged Scholars have made significant contribution to Ohio States culture of engagement, further establishing and strengthening the institutions commitment to supporting communities.
Up to five scholars will be recognized. Self-nominations will be accepted. Award amount: $1,000
The Community Partner Award is presented to a community agency/group/institution that demonstrates collaborative work with university faculty, students and staff, resulting in a partnership that produces positive impact in the community and at Ohio State. Nominations can come from faculty, staff, students and community organizations.
One recipient will be selected. Award amount: $1,000
Peter Magrath Award for Community Engagement
The Peter Magrath Award for Community Engagement provides national recognition for the outstanding community-university engagement work of public universities. It is presented by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) at the annual meeting in November. National award winners receive a cash prize of $20,000.
Engagement Scholarship Consortium Awards
The Engagement Scholarship Consortium's Awards Program recognizes higher education institutions and their exemplary contributions to scholarship and the practice of engaged scholarship.
The Engagement Scholarship Consortium recognizes regional winners of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation Community Engagement Scholarship Awards at the Engagement Scholarship Consortium Conference every October. Regional winners receive $5,000 and are considered for the national award. Each university may submit one nominee for the regional award.
- Ohio State's LiFEsports initiative was selected as the 2020 North Central region winner.
- Ohio State's Young Scholars Program was selected as the 2013 North Central region winner.
- Ohio State's Comprehensive Approach to Urban Revitalization was selected as the 2008 North Central Region Winner.
- Ohio States Engaged Partners was selected as the 2007 North Central regional winner.
The Kellogg Awards program also recognizes "Exemplary Projects" that were not chosen as award recipients.