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Open to students, faculty & staff

2020 Application Deadline:


Faculty and staff, do you have an EL opportunity to offer to your students OR are you a student with an idea for a hands-on project that's related to your program of study? Do you need funding to support it? 

Apply for up to $2000.

2019 Grant Recipients

Celeste-Melize Ferrus

Celeste-Melize Ferrus

Celeste is an undergraduate student in the Department of Physics. She created the Katalís project to expose children in Haiti to the STEM field. This year she has partnered with a school in Haiti and raised over $14,000 to expand her program. She will also be starting a local outreach program in Montreal for for children in immigrant areas and a mentorship program for coming-of-age girls, immigrants, LGBTQ+ and students with learning disabilities.

Meet Celeste-Melize
Emily Andrews

Emily Andrews

Emily is an undergraduate student in the department of Communication Studies, with a minor in human relations. Part of the 62nd Cohort of the Garnet Key Society, Emily devotes her time volunteering for the university and taking part in community events organized by her fellow team members. She used the grant to build a student-staff mentorship program called Connect Concordia, and to create promotional material for an experiential learning course named the u.lab Hub.

Meet Emily
Marcus Bankuti

Marcus Bankuti

Marcus is an undergraduate student in the Department of Journalism. The Office of Community Engagement used this grant to hire him to work on communications over the upcoming academic year. He developed a series of profiles to highlight Concordia’s role in advancing community interests with a focus on relationship-building. Marcus enjoys working in the community sector because it offers the chance to have a meaningful impact on people's lives by leveraging the power of collective action against the substantial forces of injustice and inequality in our society.

Meet Marcus
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