Student Life

Service Learning Mini-Grants

Fred and Susan Matthies Service Learning Grants

University of Chicago Medical Center Service Learning Grants are intended to encourage student participation in service-learning activities that enhance the health of Chicago's South Side by creating a bi-directional exchange of understanding and work for sustainable change. To qualify for a mini-grant:

  • The applicant must be a recognized student organization at the University of Chicago or have been a Summer Service Partnership participant (high school, college or medical student).
  • The applicant must identify a community partner - i.e. community based organization, faith-based organization, school, governmental organization, etc.
  • Community members must be engaged in the project's implementation
  • The project must take place in one of the Chicago South Side community areas.
  • The project must include preparation, service, reflection and action.