OPE seeks U of M applicants for MacJannet Prize for Global Citizenship

The Office for Public Engagement (OPE) is seeking applications for the MacJannet Prize for Global Citizenship, an international award recognizing exceptional programs that promote student community engagement and community service. In addition to international recognition, the award provides financial support (up to $7,500) for furthering the program's community engagement initiatives.

Sponsored by the Talloires Network, and the MacJannet Foundation, the prize accepts up to two applications per institution. OPE will oversee an award committee to review applications from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus.

The international award is selected based on the following criteria:

- Role of student involvement;

- University support;

- Community partnership and involvement;

- Financial sustainability;

- Geographic diversity; and

- Impact on the community and the student experience.

The deadline for applications to OPE is 4 p.m. Friday, December 5, 2014.  Guidelines and the nomination form are available on the Talloires Network website.

Email the completed nomination form to avp-ope@umn.edu.For questions and additional information, please contact Amber Cameron (acameron@umn.edu) in OPE.