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Research Fields TEST global citizenship, civic engagement
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Eligibility The McJannet Prize recognizes exceptional student civic engagement initiatives based in Talloires Network member universities around the world and contributes financially to their ongoing public service efforts. Nominations will be judged on the following selection criteria:
  • Student leadership: are students able to work independently, with support from faculty and staff? Are their ideas and contributions valued in the project design? Do they carry out a significant portion of the work?
  • University support: Has the university demonstrated commitment to promoting active citizenship and civic engagement? Has the university supported this program, either financially, in kind, or through policy and recognition of its value?
  • Community Partnershi and Involvement: Do the university program coordinators consult the community in program design? Do the aims of the program meet community needs? Are community members able to contribute to the program?
  • Demonstrated Positive Impact on the Community: To what extent has this program positively affected the community? How many community members have benefited and to what degree?
  • Demonstrated Positive Impact on the Participating Students: Has this program contributd to building civic values and skills for students? Has the program impacted students' choices about career path or future involvement in community outreach activities.
  • Sustainability: How will the program find the needed resoureces to continue running into the future: What policies or mechanisms support the ongoing success of the program? Are communities engaged in sustaining the program for the long-term?
    In addition to these six criteria, the MacJannet Prize will seek grographic diversity by recognizing program operating in various regions contexts around the world.
  • Value First prize $5,000 Two 2nd prizes $2,500/each Five 3rd place prizes $1,000/each
    Currency Canadian
    Tenable at No details on tenability available
    Deadlines No deadlines available
    Application Details Please visit the Talloires Network web site at http://www.tufts.edu/talloiresnetwork/?pid=316 for a nomination form. Contact: The Talloires Network c/o Innovations in Civic Participation, 1776 Massachusetts Ave NW Ste 201, Washington DC 20036 Email: pollock@icicp.org Updated: February 8, 2012

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