Social Activity of Outstanding Youths: SAPERE AUSO Scholarship Recipients

Keywords: scholarship, gifted youth, SAPERE AUSO scholarship, social engagement, social skills


In this article, the authors analyze the pro-societal activities of students who were awarded the SAPERE AUSO scholarship, which is given to students in Warsaw, Poland. The aim of this study was to investigate the scope of social activities undertaken by scholarship beneficiaries of the SAPERE AUSO Warsaw scholarship program. The analysis revealed that these students were socially active at school, in their local community and across the country. The research also showed that the students were willing to share their talents, trying to find a use for them in society. Another group of students was those with social skills: increased empathy, an aptitude for organizing work and events, and leadership skills. Such young people are socially active regardless of their educational achievements. This is particularly important for educators and local governments, as it guides thinking about the education of gifted students, not only in the context of academic achievement, but also social achievement.


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How to Cite
Łukasiewicz-Wieleba, J., Gierczyk, M., & Jaromin, E. (2022). Social Activity of Outstanding Youths: SAPERE AUSO Scholarship Recipients. Multidisciplinary Journal of School Education, 11(2 (22), 75-95.