Apply for the Septima Clark Award

To apply for the Septima Clark Award, please follow the below instructions. If you have any questions, email

Apply to Be a Faculty Mentor

  • Eligibility: Current Oakes Faculty Fellows are eligible to apply. Lecturers may be eligible to apply if the proposed project is tied to an existing community-engaged class or an existing course equivalency.
  • Deadline: Rolling. 
  • How to Apply: Fill out this google form to apply.
  • If you have any questions, email

Apply to Be a Student Mentee

  • Eligibility: All Oakes-affiliated students are eligible to apply. 
  • Deadlines: This application process is rolling. We will contact students to match mentees with faculty mentors as projects are selected.
  • Note: If you are already connected to a faculty mentor, and they have included your name in their faculty application, you do not need to apply to be a student mentee. This application is only for students who are not already connected to faculty mentors. 
  • How to Apply: Fill out this google form to be considered as a mentee
  • If you have any questions, please email