Vascellaro Family Social Impact Fellowship
|Eligibility||Incoming First Year Students|
The Vascellaro Family Social Impact Fellowship was established in 2011 to ensure that Brown students can explore their ideals, contribute their talents to urgent social issues, and pursue Brown’s curricular goal of “preparation for meaningful lives in an increasingly interconnected world” – regardless of financial circumstance. The fellowship was established through the generosity of Brown University Vice Chancellor Jerome Vascellaro ’74 P’07 and Mary Vascellaro ’74 P’07
Fellows are selected from the incoming class of first year students based on their commitment to public service, their desire to make public service an integral part of their Brown experience, and their interest in deepening their understanding of social concerns.
The award provides students with a school year and summer free of work requirements, plus a living stipend for the summer, so that they can dedicate that time to in-depth work and learning in the community, locally or globally.
Fellows participate in the University-Community Academic Advising Program, which brings them to campus before orientat