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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 is seeking nominations from faculty, staff and students for the Summer 2019 Senior Service Award. This award is presented at 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. The nomination forms will be due in June of 2019. 



Summer 2019 nomination period not yet open. Please check back here once the period has been opened.


Meet the Spring 2019 recipient, Warren Butler. 


View previous recipients.

Club Grants

Student Club Grants – Applications Now Available
Do you know of a student club searching for sponsors to fund a specific project, trip or cause? The UNF Alumni Association is proud to offer grant funding for two student clubs for up $1,000 per club. Applications for the fall semester are due by Thursday, Jan. 31. Click here for an application. For questions, please contact the Office of Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving at (904) 620-4723 or by e-mailing


Spring 2018 Recipients:

 Student Physical Therapy Association – UNF Chapter  

They will use this funding to learn from leading experts in the field of physical therapy, network with employers and residency programs, learn about the most recent research, professional development, and to gain motivation and inspiration for improved academics, community involvement, and research development. 

Pride Club – UNF Chapter 

They will use the funding to host a queer prom. This event is meant to be a "prom" type of event for LGBTQ students who did not feel welcome at their high school proms. It also serves as an opportunity for allies of the community to meet LGBTQ people.