Community Engagement

University of Northern Iowa - Community Engagement

Veridian Community Engagement Fellowship

Veridian Community Engagement Fellowship

To apply, click here.

For the criteria, click here.

Applications are due on a rolling basis. Projects will be considered for funding while funds remain available. Faculty/staff are encouraged to apply early. 

Application cycles are as follows:

Friday, October 29th, 2021 (for classes/projects for spring, summer, or fall 2022)

Friday, February 25th, 2022  (for classes/projects for spring/summer 2022)


For questions please contact Julianne Gassman at or 3-2204.


2020/2021 Fellowships Sponsored by: Veridian Credit UnionUNI's College of Education Dean’s Fund for Excellence, and UNI's Office of Community Engagement

The purpose of this Fellowship is to encourage faculty to engage with community partners to better the community in a manner that also enhances their teaching and scholarship. Community engagement is defined as the collaboration of the university with the public sector for the mutual benefit of all. This engagement is not simply service or membership, but it is the combination of meeting a community need through teaching and/or scholarship. The proposed engagement work must take place within Veridian's field of membership and with a nonprofit organization to receive the Fellowship. 

Check out our Veridian Fellowship Impact Report, an overview of Veridian fellowship recipients from 2006-2018!