Purpose: The Ball State Local Community Partner Award recognizes a business, community organization, or agency in Muncie/Delaware County that has demonstrated excellence in their contributions as a community partner with Ball State University. One award of $500 will be given in the spring of 2020.


Nomination Requirements: The nominee must be a business, agency, or organization in Muncie/Delaware County which partnered with Ball State faculty, staff, and/or students between August 1, 2018 – July 31, 2019 as part of 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 22, 2019.
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 2018, Spring 2019, and/or Summer 2019.  (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)

  


 

Building Better Neighborhoods (BBN) is a collaborative effort between the Office of Immersive Learning, the Office of Community Engagement, and the Muncie Action Plan to improve our community’s neighborhoods. These immersive learning projects pull together student teams guided by faculty mentors to create unique, high-impact learning experiences that result in real-world solutions to Muncie’s challenges. Ball State faculty who have an idea for a BBN immersive learning project are encouraged to apply. Funding can be used for materials and other costs associated with your project. This round of funding can support projects expected to begin in spring or summer 2020. Completed proposals are due on or before 5 p.m., Friday, December 20, 2019. 

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 spring semester, for projects 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.

To review the guidelines, click here

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 spring semester, 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

Office of Immersive Learning