Community Service Scholarship Program
Since 1990, with support from the Radin Foundation, Fresno State has offered the Community Service Scholarship Program (CSSP) to students. This program is available to students who provide 150 hours of service to participating non-profit organizations, public schools, or government organizations. In exchange for service, the student earns a $1,500 scholarship and three-units of academic credit. CSSP is administered by the Career Development Center. For more information, including program guidelines and requirements, visit the Career Development Center's website or contact Mary Willis by calling 559.278.2381.
The Humanics Program at Fresno State
The Humanics Program at Fresno State is a certificate program offering Fresno State students specialized training in nonprofit management and leadership. The Humanics program works with hundreds of community benefit organizations or CBOs in the region to prepare students and community members to strengthen and lead such agencies. The interdisciplinary certificate in nonprofit management and leadership requires 19-23 units, including 300 hours of field experience with a nonprofit organization. Visit Fresno State’s Humanics certificate program website for more information.
Scholars in Service Program
The Scholars in Service Program, previously known as the Scholars Service Grant Program or SSG, will launch in the fall of 2012. This program will provide students with an opportunity to enhance their academic study with civic engagement opportunities in the the community. Participating students will complete 90 hours of service, per semester, with an approved service site and earn up to a $1,000 grant in return. This program will be administered by the Richter Center. Visit the program webpages for details on eligibility, requirements, and the application process.