Rich/Collins CLIF Informational Sessions: 

Wednesday, September 6
8:15pm - 9:15pm

Thursday, September 14
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Monday, September 25
12:00pm - 1:00pm 

Hiatt Career Center Resume Workshop:

Thursday, September 28
5:30pm - 6:30pm 
SCC 313 

Application Deadline: 

Thursday, November 9 

First Fellows Meeting: 

Monday, December 11 


R/C CLIF Overview 

Application Instructions & Check List 

Info Sessions 


Budget Template 

Sample Budget Template 

Project Action Timeline Template 

Letter of Support Form 

Financial Aid Form 

Application and Selection

To Apply

To apply please submit your completed application by 11:59 on November 9th.  Along with their applications, all applicants must also turn in a Budget Proposal, a copy of their unofficial transcript from SAGE, and their Letter of Support from their community partner. All forms can be emailed to or bring a hard copy form to Will Brummett in the Department of Community Service. 


Please take into consideration all of the pre-application requirements and suggested events.

We strongly encourage applicants to:

  • Attend an information session

  • Meet with a representative from the Hiatt Career Center to have your resume reviewed OR attend the Hiatt Resume Review Session on Sept 28th from 5:30-6:30 in the Shapiro Campus Center Room 313.

  • Consult with the Department of Community Service staff member to review community needs and current outreach initiatives and partnerships, with guidance on approaches to community partners

  • Meet with community partner to assess points of impact and need as well as to discuss program design 


The following documents must be completed and turned in by November 9th at 11:59 p.m. for an applicant to be fully considered by the selection committee. 

  1. Rich/Collins CLIF Application

  2. Budget proposal outlines your proposed expense and allocation of project funds. Please see this template as a guide and sample budget

  3. You must submit a Letter of Support from your community partner.  This letter should illustrate an investment in the project and commitment to support your sustainable endeavor.

  4. A copy of your unofficial transcript from SAGE AND a copy of your updated resume.

Supplemental Forms

The following forms are all optional forms and tools that will aid you in completing your project application and potentially in receiving an additional stipend for personal support during the project if you are selected as a Fellow. 

  1. If you are interested in seeing if you qualify for need paid aid, for a maximum of $500, you can complete this form along with your application. This portion of your application will remain confidential and not be shared with the Selection Committee.
  2. Utilize this Project Action Form to outline your timeline and steps to bring your project to life.

  3. To view a comprehensive checklist of recommended application and project tasks, click here