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Eagle Endowment Council

The Eagle Endowment for Public and Community Service is a unique, student-led effort providing grants to students. The very first initiative of its kind, the endowment awards grants up to $1,000 to students and student groups demonstrating a need for the initial resources to propel an original idea that focuses on providing high quality community service in the DC area into action. We then continue working with the recipient to turn their action into service by providing education and an alumni/professionals network to help maintain success in their venture.

Council members will assist with promoting each grant cycle, reviewing and interviewing applicants, fundraising to maintain funds granted out and assist with event planning activities. Undergraduate, graduate, and Washington College of Law students are all encouraged to apply for a position. A Council with a diverse background will only strengthen the mission of the Eagle Endowment in providing grants and educating the University community through service.

Current Council Members:

Monica Behn, Coordinator

Monica Behn is a Florida native and current Master of Administration candidate. She is a 2015 graduate of the University of South Florida-St. Petersburg with a BA in Political Science and minors in Criminology and Legal Studies. Monica has taught English for three years in South Korea where she most recently worked as Head English Instructor at Korea POLY School. She speaks basic Korean and has traveled to China, Thailand, Malaysia, Japan, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, Bali, and the Philippines. As a 2019 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellow, she has worked in the office of Nancy Pelosi and will enter the Foreign Service with the United States Department of State in 2021. 

Eagle Endowment Council Questions?

The Eagle Endowment Council is a body made up of undergraduate and graduate students who help review grant applications and determine funding. Members receive experience in a variety of areas including marketing, fundraising, event planning and project Management. If you have questions about eligibility, email the Coordinator, contact the office at (202) 885-7378, or visit us in MGC 273.

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