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Bennion Scholars

Bennion Scholars apply their academic interests to meet a real social concern through a Capstone Project with a Community Partner and Faculty Mentor. Courage and optimism sustain Scholars’ endeavors to learn through inclusive collaboration on projects that support and develop innovative action within all communities. Bennion Scholars stand out as leaders who strive to impact their communities for the better.


 

Application deadline for spring semester 2021:

Sunday, November 1st

 

While we accept applications on a rolling basis, the November 1st deadline is for all students wanting to start the program
during the Spring 2021 semester.

Apply to be a Bennion Scholar


 

Check out some of our past scholars' projects below!

Lexi

Lexi

Master of Public Administration

Lexi Kaili's Project

Lexi created a one-year and a five-year strategic plan for the nonprofit Fish for Garbage.

Keely

Keely

Nursing

Keely

Keely created a high school to college mentorship program to support diverse students interested in pursuing nursing.

Bryan

Bryan

Civil Engineering and Urban Ecology

Bryan

Bryan helped develop an affordable housing plan for the Latinx population in Chicago.

 

If you were unable to attend this year, click on the link below to view the video recordings.

Click here to view recordings

Last Updated: 11/18/20