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Citizenship & Civic Engagement

Scholarships and Awards

Citizenship Scholarships and Award  Presentation


of CCE students earn University or external recognition for academic achievements
Mayor Ben Walsh and CCE student

High Impact Experiences

CCE helps to fund transformative learning experiences that empower innovation and collaboration in service to others, such as:

  • a senior action plan to provide summer college prep for refugees in Syracuse
  • an internship designing employee health and safety policy at Amazon
  • researching legislation for 100% renewable energy in Bonaire
  • studying the impact of education attainment on employment in Madrid

CCE’s Highest Honor: The Civically Engaged Citizen Award

Each year, the CCE community nominates seniors for CCE’s crowning achievement, the Civically Engaged Citizen Award. This award is given to those who demonstrate exceptional academics, dedication to a career in public service and a legacy of substantial impact on a policy-related field.

Pictured: 2021 Civically Engaged Citizen Awardee Ava Cohn 21, CCE/psychology majors; social justice minor

Ava Cohn
Maggie Sardino headshot

Maggie Sardino, a senior majoring in citizenship and civic engagement, is one of 40 students selected by the British government to be a 2023 Marshall Scholar, an award that will finance Sardino's graduate degree studies in the U.K.

Ashtha Singh
Downey Scholars are high-achieving students, interested in learning more about the diversity and importance of the work being done in the Intelligence Community.
Lia Chabot and Otto the Orange

This award is given annually to a Syracuse University undergraduate student and a graduate student who have been significantly engaged in their community. Read about Lia's research and scholarship at Maxwell.

Remembrance flowers placed on the wall

Morgan Eaton and Caitlyn Langille, both CCE/policy studies majors, and Abigail Tick, CCE/sociology, are among 8 Maxwell students selected for prestigious student honor.

Morgan Storino Senior Class Marshal

Storino is a member of the Renée Crown University Honors Programs and a recipient of the prestigious Archbold-Day Scholarship Award.

Citizenship and Civic Engagement
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