Seawolf Community Service Award
The University of Alaska Anchorage prides itself in being a partner with the Anchorage community as illustrated through its University as a Public Square philosophy. Students are encouraged to embrace relationships that foster philanthropic and volunteer opportunities that enhance academic, cultural, emotional, and social development.
The Seawolf Community Service Award is bestowed upon a student who exhibits an exemplary commitment to volunteer service. The intent of this award is to publicly recognize and honor individuals for their dedication and highlight the importance of community involvement.
Award recipients receive up to $1500 in tuition credit for the following semester. Recipients also receive a Seawolf lapel pin and certificate of recognition.
Community service activities must enhance the university and Anchorage communities while making a connection to the education mission at UAA. The applicant’s involvement must enhance and promote individual and collective growth of students.
- Have not previously received the Seawolf Community Service Award
- Currently enrolled in at least six (6) credits at the UAA (Goose Lake campus) and in good disciplinary standing (at time of application).
- Admitted to UAA certificate or degree program
- Meets UA Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy
- Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA at UAA at time of application
- Earned 20 or more credit hours for the Anchorage campus
- Completed service during the current and previous academic year
- Completed application
The Seawolf Community Service Award Advisory Committee is appointed by the Dean of Students and composed of two faculty/staff members and two students not applying for the award. After eligibility has been verified, the advisory committee evaluates application materials based on accuracy and thoroughness of application materials, service projects, breath of participation, and significance of contributions to the community.
- The number of actual awards available each semester varies.
- Tuition credit can only be used for Anchorage campus courses that are not self-supported and used in the following semester.
- Recipients must meet all published and unpublished eligibility requirements.
- Student awarded must be in good disciplinary standing during the semester the award will be used.
- Students who are awarded must be in good disciplinary standing at time award is applied to the student's account.
- If the university determines a recipient does not meet eligibility for a tuition credit waiver, the recipient will maintain the distinction, but will not receive any additional consideration in place of the forgone tuition credit waiver.
For additional information regarding eligibility or selection process, contact:
Paula A. Fish, Assistant Director for Student Leadership at 786-1371 or email@example.com.
DEADLINE for Fall 2015: Announced in July 2015