Academic Community Engagement

Here, the only thing more important than learning is what you do with it. 

How do you want to better the world? Use your academic talents to make a real, long-lasting impact in your community.  

Investigate vital issues and design thoughtful programs alongside 100+ nonprofit partners right here in the city. Or, we can help you connect with top organizations across the U.S. and global leaders around the world. 


Community Research Fellowships

Partner with local nonprofit organizations to investigate vital community issues with community-based research fellowships.

Frederick Public Service Internship Awards

Get funding to support yourself through an internship at a nonprofit or government organization anywhere in the U.S. 

Service learning courses

Analyze a community issue from different angles, and apply it in class with hands-on projects that support the community. 

National public service scholarships

Secure a national scholarship to support support your service research projects. 

Honors Academic Engagement Advising

Ready to take your service up a level? Your Honors Engagement Advisor can help you design more meaningful projects that use your academic skills to drive social change. They can also connect you to organizations, leaders, and opportunities in the issues you care most about. 

Talk to your advisor, Holly Hickling: hlh39@pitt.edu
 


Community resource guide: Connect with organizations around the Pittsburgh area that serve a variety of communities and social issues.