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Change Grant Information Session

Thursday, September 10, 2020
4:00pm – 5:00pm


Make an Impact! Apply for a Change Grant!

Join the virtual information session in WebEx:

Program Information:

UConn undergraduates in all majors can apply for up to $2000 in funding from the UConn Co-op Legacy Fellowship Program to support projects that represent the legacy of the UConn Co-op’s commitment to public engagement, innovation, and social impact.

What can you do with a Change Grant?

• Engage in a service initiative that benefits the UConn community or the broader community

• Provide training, resources, or educational activities to fill unmet needs

• Conduct research that has the potential to benefit the UConn community or the broader community, address community needs, inform policy, or impact practice

• Engage in an artistic endeavor or creative intervention that addresses social issues

• Design and/or prototype a product, device, or service that fills an unmet need, impacts the lives of others, and/or addresses a social or environmental problem

Projects need to be student-designed and/or student-led. Applications are accepted from individuals and from small groups (no more than 3 people) who will be working collaboratively or co-leading an initiative.

Application Deadlines:

• Monday, October 5, 2020

• Monday, February 8, 2021

More information on the Change Grant, program eligibility, and the application process can be found at


Melissa Berkey, Office of Undergraduate Research,

Office of Undergraduate Research (primary), CLAS Undergraduate Students, Community Outreach, Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Honors Program, UConn Master Calendar, uKindness In Person Events

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