Center for Engaged Learning

Scholarships and Funding

The Center for Community Engaged Learning offers several named scholarships & donor funds.
For complete descriptions, click on the associated scholarship below

General CCEL Scholarships

Adrian L. Maxson Scholarship for Social Justice

Cody Ray Odekirk Humanitarian Scholarship

Ronald M. & Nora A. Axton Scholarship

Complete Scholarship Universe Application (in eWeber Portal)

The Scholarship Universe application will open from October 1, 2024 through February 1, 2025 and will be awarded in the 2025-2026 academic year.

*Both applications MUST be completed in order to be considered

Barbara L. & Norman C. Tanner Student Support Fund

Barbara L. & Norman C. Tanner Student Support Fund

Please carefully review the requirements, video, and deadlines below BEFORE applying.

Apply for Tanner Fund 2024-2025

Important! Please Review

The Tanner Student Support Fund application will be reviewed at four different periods throughout the academic year. Unlike the Scholarship Universe application, the Tanner Fund is awarded in the current academic year. Students have an opportunity to apply during four different application periods. Students can also apply and be awarded funds more than once.

Interest Form Deadlines 2024-2025: 

All interest forms will be due at 11:59 p.m. MST on the date listed below

Due Date: August 9, 2024 (Fall Funding)

Notification Date: August 16, 2024

Due Date: October 4, 2024 (Fall or Spring Funding)

Notification Date: October 11, 2024

Due Date: January 3, 2025 (Spring Funding)

Notification Date: January 10, 2025

Due Date: March 7, 2025 (Spring or Summer Funding)

Notification Date: March 14, 2025

CCEL Scholarships Overview Video

Tanner Fund Specific Overview Video

Scholarship and Fund Descriptions

CCEL Scholarships

Barbara L. & Norman C.
Student Support Fund
Ronald M. & Nora A.
Cody Ray
Humanitarian Scholarship
   Adrian L. 
Scholarship for Social Justice
DEMONSTRATE FINANCIAL NEED Must demonstrate that it would remove barriers to service engagement. Preferred    Not Required   
ENROLLMENT STATUS Full, part, or half-time Full, part, or half-time Full-time Full, part, or half-time
GPA 2.5+ 3.0+ 3.0+ Not Required
RESIDENT Preferred
RESUME Not Required Not Required Not Required
USES Unrestricted: Tuition, Alternative Breaks, One-time projects, Conferences, Childcare, etc. Tuition/Fees/Books Tuition/Fees Tuition/Fees
ESSAY SHOULD Detailed outline of what the funding is for and how the student will become more engaged in the community where they otherwise could not due to financial barriers. Detailed outline of how this opportunity will allow the student to meet the needs, raise awareness or create change within their chosen community. Detailed budget outline and total amount requested. Demonstrate a philosophy and commitment to giving. Demonstrate a passion to participate in humanitarian projects, whether based in the United States or foreign countries. 

Demonstrate applicant's commitment to humanity through active community involvement - either locally, nationally, or globally.

**Preference given to DaVinci Academy Graduates