Panda Cares Scholars Case Competition FAQs
What date are proposal submissions due?
March 7, 2022 11:59 PM EST- NO EXTENSIONS WILL BE GRANTED
What needs to be included in my proposal submission?
Please see project proposal form in Schoology (FOLDER NAME)
I want to be involved in developing a community service project, but I don’t have an idea for a proposal submission. How can I get involved?
If you choose not to submit a proposal you may apply to be a general team member. The general application will go live Monday, March 14, 2022. All general applications must be submitted by Sunday, March 20, 2022 in order to be considered for a project.
When will we find out if we have been chosen to be on a community service project team?
All scholars who have been selected by a project lead for their team will be emailed on Monday, March 28, 2022 assigning them to project.
What are the incentives for participating in the program?
All top 5 teams will receive full credit for all Schoology assignments and all 48 hours of Community Service.
In addition to full credit for all Schoology and community service, top 3 teams will compete for the following prizes:
- $5,000 to be split between all team members as well as full funding to carry out your community service project.
- $2,500 to be split between all team members
- $1,000 to be split between all team members
What if I choose not to participate in the Case Competition?
All students, no matter their participation in the case competition, will still receive active citizen training to help you better cultivate your service practice through a workshop provided by BreakAway.
Additionally, if you do not participate in the case competition you will be required to complete all spring Schoology assignments and submit proof of all 48 hours of community service as outlined in the Panda Cares Scholars Program Expectations.
All scholars who would like to attend the case competition as viewers will need to viewers will need to register on the case competition landing page.
Do I need to register to attend the Panda Cares Scholars Case Competition: Acts of Care as a viewer?
Yes, all scholars who would like to attend the case competition as viewers will need to register on the case competition landing page.
What is the date and time of the LIVE case competition?
The live case competition will be Saturday April 23, 2022, from 12:00-2:00 PM EST.
What is the role of my team coach?
Professional Coaches operate in the realm of supervisory support to cultivate an environment where scholars can gain meaningful work experience. In this role, Professional Coaches empower scholars to take the lead on executing project deliverables. Professional Coaches are not responsible for executing or submitting any element of the project. Professional Coaches will meet weekly with their scholars groups to review and reiterate important dates and provide insight to help guide the proposal project.
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