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Research & Service Leadership Symposium

Research and Service Leadership Symposium Application

Application Deadline:
Friday, March 19, 2021

Projects must be completed by the date of the symposium, Thursday, May 20, 2021.

  • Projects not fully completed at the time of the application deadline WILL still be accepted.
  • The application is a summary of your intent to finish the project. You should have a clear idea of what you and/or your team are doing, the topic area and a plan to finish, and prepare a presentation about your work.

Service leadership projects that are not completed by the date of the symposium WILL be accepted.

  • Projects not fully completed at the time of the application deadline WILL still be accepted.
  • For example, if the project will happen during the summer after spring quarter you can still apply to present. (The presentation will then cover the purpose and planning of the project, which is often the most difficult.)

Fill out the application below completely. ***All fields are required.***

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  • Describe the purpose and general content of your research study or service leadership project.
  • Provide background information on your project.
  • If it is a research study: State your research question and briefly describe the methodology, results and conclusions of your study. Explain the implications of your study. Why is it interesting? Why should people care?
  • If it is a service leadership, community engagement, or environmental justice project: Provide a detailed description of what you did or will do and how it had or will have an impact. Explain the rationale for the project and why people should care about it.

(Research projects only. Service leadership, community engagement and environmental justice projects are not required to provide references.)

3. Identify the primary format of your presentation. Students can present their projects as either a live Zoom talk/demo, or a recorded/video of a talk, a demonstration, slides, or poster illustration. See more information about each format.


4. Identify the preferred time of your presentation. Keep in mind the symposium is on a Thursday.

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Please contact us!

Allison Herman & Michael McCusker, RSL Symposium Coordinators