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Huskie Service Scholars

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 HSS Campus Partner Applications are now closed. HSS Campus Partners will be contacted soon about the 2015-2016 program year.

About HSS

HSS is a program that strives to develop a peer network and provide support that enables students to engage in service work on campus and in the community. First-generation or low income students entering NIU for the first time are placed into teams with an upper classmen mentor. Teams then work with a site supervisors to provide regular service to their campus partner. In addition, students will attend campus wide service events and collaborate to plan off campus service projects. Monthly meetings will provide collaboration, training and reflection opportunities for students. At minimum, students will dedicate 300 hours to service work, mentoring, reflection and training opportunities. Upon completion of 300 hours of service, students will receive a tuition waiver of $1,132.

Meet the 2014-2015 HSS Cohort

Interested? Want to learn more about HSS Program requirements? Please follow the links on the right!

           

HSS Community Garden

To learn more about HSS' Community Garden project, click here.

For more information on HSS and the community garden click here, or contact Ashley Pales at apales1@niu.edu or Katie Birkey at kbirkey2@niu.edu, 815-753-8154.