Community Service-Learning

Funding Opportunities

Students have access to various funding opportunities to support their engagement in CSL activities. See the list of funding opportunities below.


The Boardwalk Rental Communities Learning & Change Award provides funding of up to $10,000 to UAlberta Community Service-Learning (CSL) students to address community priorities through research, practice, and reflection projects that students design and execute in collaboration with community partners. Build on your experience working with community and get creative with what you can do to address community needs. 

Working with a community partner organization, projects should address community needs through:
  • Social or Community Activities (education, outreach, awareness, events, marketing, communications, fund development, research), and/or
  • Arts and Culture (e.g., performance, theatre, sculpture, paintings, décor and design, etc.), and/or
  • Physical Environment (e.g., sustainability, space design or use, etc.)
ELIGIBILITY: UAlberta undergraduate or graduate students (solo or a team of two) who have participated in at least one Community Service-Learning experience, including a placement or project in a CSL course, CSL non-credit opportunity, CSL individual study, or participation in the Non-profit Board Internship Program.

 Student projects can range from 2 to 4 months between May and August.
  • Info Session: January 22, 2018, 12-1PM, Old Arts 418 
  • Draft Application: February 2, 2018
  • Final Application: February 16, 2018 *NOTE: Please send final applications to
QUESTIONS? Please contact Jill Flaman at 780-492-2037


The Community Service-Learning Bursary is awarded to a student with satisfactory academic standing enrolled in the second, third, or fourth year of an undergraduate degree in any Faculty who has completed a minimum of two Community Service-Learning (CSL) courses (6 credits). Selection is based on demonstrated financial need. Preference given to a student participating in the CSL Certificate Program or a CSL-approved non-credit opportunity.

For details please visit the Bursaries webpage

The CSL bursary will only be issued once per academic year, however online applications are available six times during the academic year for one month time periods:
  • September
  • November
  • January
  • March
  • May
  • July
Application forms will be available during the application time periods. Please visit the Bursaries webpage for details.


The Lynn Morgan Scholarship is awarded to a student with superior academic achievement entering the third or fourth year of an undergraduate degree who has taken a minimum of two Community Service-Learning (CSL) courses or one CSL course and the non-profit board internship. Selection based on outstanding community service demonstrated through involvement in the CSL program, other voluntary work, and academic standing. Preference given to a student participating in the Certificate in Community Engagement and Service-Learning.

DEADLINE: May 1st of each year for funding in the next academic year 

Lynn Morgan Scholarship Application Form (pdf)