Applications are open to qualified UVU faculty to develop relevant activities including instructional content, research projects, experiential learning activities, or community engagement. The aims of the program are to:
- facilitate nonpartisan political discussion and provide civic education and research;
- provide courses in and related to philosophy, history, economics, and political science;
- provide resources to students, academic institutions, government agencies, other persons regarding civic affairs; and to
- foster thoughtful civic engagement in Utah and the surrounding region.
Applications may be submitted by individuals or faculty teams in one of two grant categories.
- Major Grants: up to $10,000
- Quick Grants: up to $2,500
Submission Deadline: October 30, 2023. For more information, contact Brian Birch at email@example.com.
The Civic Thought & Leadership Initiative is administered by UVU's Center for Constitutional Studies and partners with the Center for the Study of Ethics, the Gary R. Herbert Institute for Public Policy, and other campus organizations.