Bryan Fellowships

The Robert E. Bryan Fellowship in the APPLES Service-Learning program is designed for undergraduate student teams interested in creating social impact locally and/or globally through the creation of an innovative project that addresses a community-identified need. The fellowship goals are to:

  • Provide practical support and mentorship to students in developing their projects,
  • Contribute to addressing community-identified needs by supporting innovative projects, and
  • Develop a supportive cohort of students working together to create positive social impact.

Fellowship recipients enroll in a service-learning course on project management during the spring semester of the fellowshipAdd New On Campus Opportunity year and receive up to $1,500 to help launch their project. They also gain access to professional development funds, support from APPLES students and staff and invaluable leadership training and personal development.

Up to six team fellowships are awarded each fall for the following calendar year (January – December) with applications due in mid-October. After completing the fellowship year, teams can reapply for a second year of funding of up to $1,000.

The fellowship is named in honor of alumnus Robert Emmet Bryan (1904-1975), a native of Newton Grove, North Carolina, who was a strong supporter of public service.

Apply through the CCPS Application and Nomination Portal by Oct. 21.