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LUCES Scholar Application

Thank you for expressing interesting in applying for the LUCES Scholar position for the academic year of 2014-2015. All applications, resumes, and letters of recommendation will be accepted through orgsync using the following link: https://orgsync.com/72155/forms/96303

Application Process

LUCES Scholar Position

Term: August 21, 2014 – May 8, 2015

Eligibility Requirements

Typical Hours Per Week:  7-10 Hours (vary weekly/monthly due to LUCES events and Office Hours schedule)

Scholar Responsibilities:LUCES scholars plan AND facilitate the program’s activities.  LUCES programs include: Monthly Gatherings, Off-Campus Retreat, Leadership Summit, WOC Journal, Gala and more. The LUCES scholars also collaborate with other departmental sponsored organizations (Men’s Project, MOCI, STARS and other departments within the division) to provide the campus with workshops and dialogues. As a LUCES Scholar it is important to uphold the Mission and Vision listed below.

Required Dates

LUCES Scholars are required to attend the following meetings, trainings, and events.  Conflicts with the required dates will be addressed during interviews:

Weekly LUCES Team Meetings

Tuesday 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

SDMA Leaders Trainings and In-Services

Required Programming Dates for 2014-2015




Friday, September 5, 2014, 3-5:30pm

Kick-Off Gathering

Regis MPR

Friday, September 26, 2014, 3-5:30pm

September Gathering

Regis MPR

Friday, October 24, 2014, 3-5:30pm

October Gathering

Beane Hall (WTC – Lewis Towers)

Friday, November 21 – Sunday, November 23, 2014

WOC Retreat


Friday, December 5, 2014, 4-6pm

Desserts in December

Damen MPR

Friday, January 30, 2015, 3-5:30pm

January Gathering

Regis MPR

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Leadership Summit

Damen MPR

Friday, March 27, 2015, 3-5:30pm

March Gathering

Regis MPR

Friday, April 24, 2015, 5-9pm


Kasbeer Hall

*All of these dates may be subject to change due to unforeseen occurrences


LUCES Scholars receive a tuition scholarship stipend of $400.  Failure to meet the responsibilities and/or grade point average required of the position may result in termination, and a prorated percentage of scholarship funds may be rescinded.


Submit your electronic application form, resume, and letter of recommendation through Orgsync using this link: https://orgsync.com/72155/forms/96303.

Please include all of the following items in the application packet:

  1. Completed application
  2. Resume which is an highly encouraged document to include
  3. 1 letter of recommendation from a faculty, staff, or employed student leader at Loyola University

Applicants chosen for interviews will be notified by Friday, March 14 to schedule interviews between March 17 and March 21, 2014.  For any questions, please contact Paige Gardner at pgarnder@luc.edu or Devita Bishundat at dbishundat@luc.edu.


Centennial Forum Student Center
1125 Loyola Ave.
Chicago, IL 60626
Phone: 773.508.3909

Water Tower Campus Student Center
26 E. Pearson St.
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312.915.6642

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