Have a great idea or project that can help you learn this summer while tackling a community issue head-on? Want to design and pursue your own independent project? Here’s how we can help you make it happen!
If you have any questions or need help with your application materials, please contact Yock Theng at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Social Impact Fellowship
The Social Impact Fellowship (SIF) is a small grant intended to fund short to medium-term student initiatives that raise awareness of a social issue, or advance a solution to a social challenge.
Funding is available for student-driven projects that integrate the following outcomes:
1 January: Application opens
28 February: Application closes
Mid March: Results announced
April: Pre-departure orientation for overseas projects
May – August: Commence project during summer break. Undertake regular reflections throughout.
September: Complete SIF evaluation, meet CIPE coordinator for post project debrief and request for partner feedback
*Students who are pursuing study abroad in Japan or Germany in Sem 2 should contact email@example.com separately.
**Students who are pursuing study abroad in Yale are encouraged to explore resources at Dwight Hall when putting together their application.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any queries.
1. Getting started
Read this website to familiarise yourself with the details about Social Impact Fellowship.
Complete and submit the Idea Introduction Form to tell us about your project.
You will be contacted within 2 weeks of submitting your form.
2. Project development and review
Once you have met with a CIPE advisor, complete and submit the following documents to email@example.com.
SIF Proposal Template: SIF_Project Title_Name_Year
SIF Budget Template: SIF_Project Title(Budget)_Name_Year
More information on the evaluation criteria can be accessed here.
If needed, you will be asked to work with the CIPE advisor to strengthen your application.
3. Commence project
Once your proposal has been approved, it is time to put all your planning into action over summer.
Submit all the necessary paperwork before commencement. Undertake regular reflections as you undertake the project.
4. Wrapping up
Complete a CIPE evaluation. Meet the CIPE advisor for a final debrief. Request for partner feedback. Present your work at upcoming Social Impact panels or events.