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

STEP 1: Complete WSU Specialized Scholarship Application   STEP 2: Complete the CCEL Scholarship Interest Application

The specialized scholarship application will open from October 2, 2023 through March 8, 2024 and will be awarded in the 2024-2025 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 2023-2024

Important! Please Review

The Tanner Student Support Fund application will be reviewed at four different periods throughout the academic year. Unlike the general scholarship 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 2023-2024: 

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

Due Date: August 4, 2023 (Fall Funding)

Notification Date: August 18, 2023

Due Date: October 6, 2023 (Fall or Spring Funding)

Notification Date: October 20, 2023

Due Date: January 5, 2024 (Spring Funding)

Notification Date: January 19, 2024

Due Date: March 29, 2024 (Spring or Summer Funding)

Notification Date: April 12, 2024

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