Civic Engagement Scholars Program


 


The Civic Engagement Scholars Program is for any student who is looking to get more engaged and become more active citizens in their community. Participants will learn more about the many ways to engage with their communities, and explore the connections between leadership, service and volunteering, political engagement, active citizenship, and more. This program aims to motivate and empower students to become leaders on campus and in their communities, while expanding what it means to be part of a community.

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Identify personal areas of growth related to civic engagement
  • Demonstrate awareness of social issues and their effects on individuals and communities
  • Express their personal values, passions, and individual style of leadership
  • Engage in difficult conversations and respect diverse perspectives
  • Discuss various leadership concepts and their application to civic engagement

Program Requirements:

  • Enroll in LDR Course:
    • LDR 2262 (1 cr, online)
      • 20 Hours of Service
      • Online Readings and Discussion Boards
    • LDR 3905 (0 cr, independent study)
      • 15 Hours of service
      • Biweekly seminars
      • Social Change Research Project
      • LEAD Scholars Social Change Showcase
    • Attend 2 Impact events
    • Attendance at program-specific events
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA to stay in program

To apply for this program, please select the semester link below in which you wish to attend.

Spring 2021

To apply for this program, please select the semester link below in which you wish to attend.

Spring 2021

For additional information please email us at: ulead@ucf.edu