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Engagement Scholarship Consortium Opportunities – Deadlines Approaching

Several great opportunities are being offered by the Engagement Scholarship Consortium (ESC), of which Ohio State is a member institution.

Apply now for the Engagement Scholarship Consortium Awards. The ESC supports and encourages excellence in engaged scholarship through its annual ESC swards program. The 2023 awards will recognize exemplary institutional programs in the following categories: student, faculty, staff, community partner, and institution. Nominations are due March 25. Learn more and apply at

Engagement Scholarship Consortium Conference call for proposals closes March 31. The ESC is seeking proposals for its annual conference Oct. 4-5 in East Lansing, Michigan. The 2023 conference theme will be “Mobilizing Change through Engaged Scholarship.” The conference will provide a platform for intentional conversations about how engaged scholarship can lead to significant, positive impacts in the community and the academy. Lean more and submit a proposal by March 31 at

The Emerging Engagement Scholars Workshop is part of the ESC 2023 pre-conference program, taking place Oct. 2-3. This intensive professional development program provides advanced doctoral students and early career faculty with background literature, facilitated discussion, mentoring, and presentations designed to increase their knowledge and enhance their practice of community-engaged scholarship. Participation in this workshop is limited; applications are due March 31. Learn more and apply at

Apply now for 2023 Engagement Scholarship Consortium Grants. The ESC is providing financial support that helps facilitate positive outcomes for both scholars and communities through the Engaged Scholarship Research/Creative Activities grants program. Faculty and staff from ESC member institutions, including Ohio State, may apply for up to $5,000 to fund a one-year project. Collaborative projects among faculty and/or staff from more than one discipline and/or at more than one university are encouraged. Applications are due May 5. Read more at