Qualifying for the AP with WE Service Recognition

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AP with WE Service is a service-learning AP program offered by some AP teachers. In the AP with WE Service program, your teacher guides you in connecting a service topic to what you are learning in your AP course. You’ll then plan and complete a service project.

To earn the recognition, you must:

  • Investigate and learn about a service topic tied to your AP course.
  • Plan for and complete a service project (this can be done in teams, as a class, or individually).
  • Meet expectations on all 4 rubric categories as assessed by your teacher.
  • Take the AP Exam for the course.

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If you’ve earned one or more AP Scholar award, AP Capstone award, or AP with WE Service Recognition this year, they will be listed on your score report starting mid-July, with the exception of the State AP Scholar award which is announced mid-August. You will receive an awards notification by email. AP + Project Lead The Way Student Achievements are also awarded once a year in the fall.

Just send colleges your official AP score report. Awards are listed on any AP score report that is sent to colleges after the award has been granted.

You can view and print your certificate online—sign in to the AP score reporting system.

If you are a State AP Scholar, your printed award certificate is also sent to your state's superintendent of education for distribution.

Only students who take the AP Exam in the corresponding AP with WE Service course earn the recognition. If you took the exam but didn’t earn the recognition, please contact AP Services at 888-225-5427 or 212-632-1780.

Colleges and universities make their own determination on how to acknowledge the recognition. We encourage all students to discuss their AP with WE Service participation on their college and university applications.

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