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Award Opportunities

Internal Awards

CSL Excellence in Community Engagement Awards are offered in several categories every spring and recipients are recognized at our annual Week of Engagement Celebration.

External Awards

Honorees (who must be affiliated with a Campus Compact member institution) are recognized for exemplary engaged scholarship, including leadership in advancing students’ civic learning, conducting community-based research, fostering reciprocal community partnerships, building institutional commitments to service-learning and civic engagement, and other means of enhancing higher education’s contributions to the public good.

This award typically accepts nominations in June.

  • Ernest A. Lynton Faculty Award in Engaged Scholarship  Sponsored by the Swearer Center at Brown University in partnership with the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU), the annual Ernest A. Lynton Award for the Scholarship of Engagement for Early Career Faculty recognizes a full-time faculty member who is pre-tenure at tenure-granting campuses or early career (i.e., within the first six years) at campuses with long-term contracts,* and who connects their teaching, research and service to community engagement.

This award typically accepts nominations in May

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