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SOURCE Service-Learning Faculty Fellows Program

Apply to become a fellow

Applications are now being accepted for the 2019-2020 SOURCE Service-Learning Faculty & Community Fellows Program. Applications are due by April 2, 2019.

For more information and follow-up questions, please email Tyler Derreth, SOURCE Associate Director, at


fell-12Service-Learning Definition

“Service-learning is a structured learning experience that combines community service with preparation and reflection. Students engaged in service-learning provide community service in response to community-identified concerns and learn about the context in which service is provided, the connection between their service and their academic coursework, and their roles as citizens.”
Seifer S.D. (1998). Service-learning: Community-campus partnerships for health professions education. Academic Medicine, 73(3): 273-277.

More information on service-learning in the health professions can be found at Community-Campus Partnerships for Health,

Program Goals

Example Service-Learning Courses:

Find example courses. Examples from other universities and programs can be found here.


As a result of the Faculty Fellows Program, faculty will be able to…

fellowsService-Learning Faculty Fellows Commitments

General Timeline (2018-19 Academic Year)

January 2018:                 Applications Open

Tues, April 3rd  2018:      Application Due Date

Mid April 2018:              Notifications for Accepted Fellows

Late April 2018:             Fellows Presentation and Celebration from 2016-2017 Cohort

June 2018:                       2.5-Day Faculty Fellows Training Seminar (Mon, June 5th - Wed, June 7th)

August 2018:                    First Check-in Meeting

November 2018:              Second Check-in Meeting

January 2019:                  Third Check-in Meeting

March 2019:                     Fourth Check-in Meeting

April 2019:                       Presentations and Celebration

*Note: Additional meetings for the entire cohort are scheduled monthly to discuss elements of interest to Fellows and are optional to all Fellows.


If you have additional questions about the SOURCE Service-Learning Faculty Fellows Program, the FAQs page may be of interest to you, or please contact Tyler Derreth, SOURCE Associate Director, at

If you are a SOURCE community partner and are interested in applying for the Community Fellows program, you can find the information at the Community Fellows Information Page.