Student Awards, Scholarships and Grants 

The following awards, scholarships, and grants are sponsored by the UNF Alumni Association. Information or applications for any of the awards may be obtained by contacting contact The Office of Engagement and Annual Giving at (904) 620-4723 or send an e-mail to

Senior Service Award  


The Alumni Association presents the Senior Service Award each commencement ceremony to a graduating senior who has made significant contributions to the University and/or the community through volunteerism while maintaining an outstanding academic record. The recipient receives a commemorative plaque, a check for $300, an engraved paver located in the Student Union Plaza and is recognized at the commencement ceremony.   

Nominations for the summer 2018 Senior Service award are now being accepted. Click here to nominate a deserving senior today.  The nomination deadline is Monday, June 4 at 5 p.m.


Meet the Spring 2018 recipient, Sara-Marie Saliba. 

View previous recipients  


Club Grants 


The UNF Alumni Association is proud to offer grant funding for student clubs searching for sponsors to fund a specific project, trip, or cause. Two Club Grants, up to $1,000 per club, can be awarded. 


Fall 2017 Recipients:

UNF Coast, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute (COPRI) – UNF Chapter 

In the spring they are planning to travel to New Orleans. Their current plan includes a visit with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Regional Office, a guided discussion of Hurricane Katrina damage with Dr. Resio, meetings with officials from the Port of New Orleans, and a visit to Naval Facilities Command Facilities to discuss civil and port engineering projects. 

Food Fighters: Student-Powered Hunger Relief – UNF Chapter 


They will use the funding to purchase biodegradable containers to serve the food, reusable trays to store the food waste in, and quality reusable serving utensils. Those improvements will help them make the food recovery program more sustainable in order to maximize their positive impact on campus and around the Jacksonville community.