Yawkey-Funded Programs

The Jean Yawkey Center for Community Leadership at Emmanuel College provides scholarship, internship and fellowship opportunities for students.

Yawkey Scholarships
The JYCCL awards scholarships to junior and seniors in recognition of their outstanding participation in service and leadership programs sponsored by the center.

Jean Yawkey Center for Community Leadership Internship
Students seeking an internship have the opportunity to apply for the Jean Yawkey Center for Community Leadership Internship a selective, paid internship at one of the College's partner agencies.
Summer Community Service Fellowship
The Summer Community Service Fellowship program sponsored by the JYCCL provides students with on-campus housing, a stipend, a monthly T pass and meal tickets to the Emmanuel dining hall.  Fellows service either full time or part time with one of Emmanuel's community partner organizations.  Fellows meet weekly with each other and various members of the faculty and administration for dinner and discussion on their summer experience.

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Emmanuel Awarded Cummings Foundation Grant for Service Initiatives

In May 2019, Emmanuel College was selected as one of 100 Boston-area nonprofits to receive a $100,000 grant through Cummings Foundation's "$100K for 100" program. The grant will help support service initiatives through Emmanuel's Cardinal Seán O'Malley Center for Mission & Ministry.

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A Commitment to Service: Justin Prairie '05

Although half a world away in Pakistan, Justin Prairie '05 is never far from Emmanuel and Boston. A foreign service officer with the U.S. State Department, Justin currently works on political and military affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Saints Spotlight: Meghan Larkin '19

When Meghan Larkin '19 was a first-year student at Emmanuel, she paid close attention to her resident assistants (RAs) and became inspired by the effort they put into creating a positive living environment.

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Location, Opportunity Driving Influences for McGrath '20

When Rachael was applying to college, she hadn't quite figured out what she wanted to study. There were several routes she could take on the path to her future, but deciding on one seemed impossible. It was then that she realized she needed to attend a school that could support all of her interests.

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