Robert L. Lewis Academy of Scholars
The Robert L. Lewis Academy of Scholars provides an unparalleled experience for ambitious students who have a passion for social justice and wish to make a difference in their communities and in the world. This program requires a commitment of a complete academic year and is divided into Fall Semester and Spring Semester components.
Why join the Robert L. Lewis Academy of Scholars?
- Participate in a 2000-level Honors course and independent study experience
- Hone your community leadership skills
- Build your resume
- Prepare for college transfer
- Network with community leaders
- Explore your interest in social justice
- Make a difference in your community
- Earn potential scholarship and project funding
Your Academic Experience
You will study the history and philosophy of social justice through successful completion of the PHIL-208H Honors Social Justice course and attend two mandatory meetings. With support from faculty and community experts, you will prepare and present a proposal for your project that addresses a personal interest to "change the world."
Earn Independent Study credits as you work one-on-one with your community mentor(s) and independent study faculty to produce your project. You will also meet once a month with your fellow scholars to share the creative experience.
The Academy of Scholars concludes at the end of spring semester with a showcase of projects at the annual Tri-C Student Success Symposium.