The UF Alumni Association and UF Honors Program are looking for candidates for the Fall 2018 Outstanding Leader and Outstanding Scholars Awards. Applications should be submitted by undergraduate seniors who are applying for graduation this semester.

Recipients will receive a plaque, be showcased in the Fall 2018 Commencement Program, be a part of the platform party at the university wide commencement ceremony in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, and will be recognized by the UFAA President during the ceremony.

Each applicant for Outstanding Leader should complete and submit the following:

  • Leader Application form and supporting materials as requested
  • At least 1 UF-affiliated recommendation letter
  • Leadership resume

Each applicant for Outstanding Scholar should complete and submit the following:           

  • Scholar Application form and supporting materials as requested
  • Scholarship and Research resume

More details on both awards, as well as the application forms, can be found here:

Please note that the deadline for applications is Friday, October 12, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.

Outstanding Leader Packets can be sent via email to the Alumni Association at

Outstanding Scholar packets can be sent via email to Dr. Mark Law at or dropped off in-person at the Honors office, 3rd floor Infirmary.

Note: These awards are available each semester. Students interested in one of these awards, but who are not graduating this semester, should look for this email at the start of their final semester.