Purpose: The Ball State Community Partner Award recognizes an East Central Indiana business, community organization, or agency that has demonstrated excellence in their contributions as a community partner with Ball State University. One award of $500 will be given publicly in 2021.

Nomination Requirements: The nominee must be a business, agency, or organization in  East Central Indiana (Counties: Blackford, Delaware, Fayette, Grant, Henry, Jay, Madison, Randolph, Rush, Wayne) which partnered with Ball State faculty/staff and students between August 1, 2019 – July 31, 2020 in one of the following community-based learning experiences:

 

  • Service or immersive learning
  • Community-based research
  • Internship and/or practicum

 

Nominations may be made by Ball State faculty and staff only.
Nominations are due no later than 5:00 pm on November 13, 2020.
Nominators will be asked to submit an abstract of the project for use in publication at the awards reception.    
The application can be saved and returned by using the SAVE button at the bottom of the application.

 

  • Describe the community-based learning experience (as defined in the award purpose statement) that the organization supported during Fall 2019, Spring 2020, and/or Summer 2020.  (400 word limit)
  • In what ways did the organization provide technical, material, or organizational support to enhance student learning?  (400 word limit)
  • In what ways did the organization participate in establishing mutually-beneficial goals for the community-based learning experience? (400 word limit)
  • In what ways did the organization serve as co-educators? (400 word limit)  
  • What was the outcome/product of the community-based learning experience? Describe the project deliverables (e.g. website, report, video, promotional materials, book, educational activity, etc.) (400 word limit) 
  • What did Ball State students gain from their experiences working with the community organization? (400 word limit)
  • What did the community partner gain from working with Ball State faculty, staff, and/or students?  ( 400 Word Limit)
  • Is there anything else you would like to add that would help the selection committee make its decision? (400 word limit)

  


 

Ball State University’s Office of Immersive Learning is pleased to accept proposals for the financial support of immersive learning projects.

Sustained Course Grants will be accepted for projects beginning fall and/or spring semester of the following academic year.  These grants are submitted by academic departments and/or colleges.

Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to participate in Provost Immersive Learning Grant presentations and forums sponsored by the Immersive Learning Office. Dates and times for these events will be made available through Ball State Communication Center announcements.

The application for this grant follows the guidelines below. Please read these guidelines carefully as some procedures have changed. Click "save" after each addition or edit, and click  "submit" when the application is complete. Both buttons are located at the bottom of the form. The nomination has not been submitted unless you see an acceptance screen and receive an email.
 

To review the guidelines, click here

The deadline for the application is Tuesday January 19, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

Ball State University’s Office of Immersive Learning is pleased to accept proposals for the financial support of immersive learning projects.

Pilot Projects and One-Time Grants will be accepted in the fall semester, for projects in the spring semester or beginning fall and/or spring semester of the following academic year. These grants are submitted by faculty mentors, with support from their department chair and college dean.

Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to participate in Provost Immersive Learning Grant presentations and forums sponsored by the Immersive Learning Office. Dates and times for these events will be made available through Ball State Communication Center announcements.

The application for this grant follows the guidelines below. Please read these guidelines carefully as some procedures have changed. Click "save" after each addition or edit, and click  "submit" when the application is complete. Both buttons are located at the bottom of the form. The nomination has not been submitted unless you see an acceptance screen and receive an email.

Completed proposals are due on or before 5 p.m., Tuesday, January 19, 2021.

 To review the guidelines, click here

Office of Immersive Learning