Montclair State University is one of 85 colleges and universities nation-wide honored to host a Bonner Leader Program.
As Bonner Leaders at Montclair State University, students…
- participate in mentoring and tutoring programs with community partners;
- support charitable initiatives on campus;
- attend local, state and national training meetings, retreats;
- and lead on-campus or local community service projects.
Bonner Leaders commit to an average of 8-10 hours of service a week and 300 hours for the academic year. These hours are made up primarily of service to a community agency or project, but also from activities such as in-service workshops, training sessions and retreats that address pertinent issues and teach valuable, transferable skills.
Bonner Leaders receive a minimum stipend of $1,200 through the program or, if eligible, through the Federal Work-Study program. Bonner Leaders are also eligible to receive a $1,100 scholarship for every year of service they successfully complete. This scholarship is applied in the fall semester following a successful year, and in the fall and spring semester of a graduating senior.
The Montclair State University Bonner Leader Program is a collaboration between the Center for Community Engagement and the Center for Student Involvement.
If you are interested in being a Bonner Leader, please contact: