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Idaho Student Union Building Room 302

Physical Address:
875 Line Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2535
Moscow, ID 83844-2535

Phone: 208-885-6331

Fax: 208-885-6944

Email: getinvolved@uidaho.edu

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Idaho Student Union Building Room 302

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2535
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2535

Phone: 208-885-6331

Fax: 208-885-6944

Email: asui@uidaho.edu

Web: asui

Get Directions

Idaho Student Union Building Room 302

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2535
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2535

Phone: 208-885-6331

Fax: 208-885-6944

Email: ventertainment@uidaho.edu

Web: vandal-entertainment

Get Directions

Idaho Student Union Building 301

Physical Address:
875 Line Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2535
Moscow, ID 83844-2535

Phone: 208-885-9442

Fax: 208-885-6944

Email: volunteer@uidaho.edu

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Bruce M. Pitman Center, Third Floor

Physical Address:
709 Deakin Ave.
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4271
Moscow, ID 83844-4271

Phone: 208-885-7825

Fax: 208-885-2222

Email: troberts@uidaho.edu

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Student Award Categories

Student can apply or be nominated for the following awards. Applications and nominations open Feb. 10 and close Feb. 29.

Student Achievement Awards

This award is presented to ten first year students who have demonstrated outstanding service, leadership and academic achievement and who are committed to serving the university community.

Any current University of Idaho undergraduate student, enrolled full time with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher who has completed at least 12 credits by January 2020 is eligible to apply or be nominated. UI students, faculty, staff and administrators may nominate candidates. Applications and nominations should reflect the candidate's academic achievement, participation in on-campus and off-campus activities, leadership experience, commitment to serving others and any additional information pertinent to the award.

This award is presented to ten sophomores who have demonstrated outstanding service, leadership and academic achievement and who are committed to serving the university community.

Any current University of Idaho undergraduate student, enrolled full time with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher who has completed at least 36 credits by January 2020 is eligible to apply or be nominated. UI students, faculty, staff and administrators may nominate candidates. Applications and nominations should reflect the candidate's academic achievement, participation in on-campus and off-campus activities, leadership experience, commitment to serving others and any additional information pertinent to the award.

Started in 1923, the Silver Lance Award recognized outstanding men who held leadership positions on campus. This award evolved to recognize men and women who have demonstrated outstanding leadership traits. This award is presented to ten juniors who have demonstrated outstanding service, leadership and academic achievement and who are committed to serving the university community.

Any current University of Idaho undergraduate student, enrolled full time with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher who has completed at least 60 credits by January 2020 is eligible to apply or be nominated. UI students, faculty, staff and administrators may nominate candidates. Applications and nominations should reflect the candidate's academic achievement, participation in on-campus and off-campus activities, leadership experience, commitment to serving others, innovation in developing projects or responding to university issues/needs and any additional information pertinent to the award.

This award is presented to ten seniors who are exceptional leaders at the University of Idaho and who have demonstrated outstanding service, leadership, academic achievement and who are committed to serving the university community.

Any current University of Idaho undergraduate student, enrolled full time with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher who is graduating in the 2019-2020 academic year is eligible to apply or be nominated. If the student has completed at least 90 credits (senior standing) but is not graduating they should apply for the Outstanding Junior/Silver Lance Honorary Award. UI students, faculty, staff and administrators may nominate candidates. Applications and nominations should reflect the candidate's academic achievement, participation in on-campus and off-campus activities, leadership experience, commitment to serving others, innovation in developing projects or responding to university issues/needs and any additional information pertinent to the award.

The African Student Association (ASA) Scholarship is awarded to one or two students each year from funds that have come from the proceeds of Africa Night and additional fundraising by the African Student Association.

International students must apply for these scholarships through iVandal in the section of “Departmental Services/Scholarship Application.” The International Programs Scholarship Committee oversees this scholarship.

This award is funded by the Honors Leadership Council in the name of Dr. Alton Campbell.

Any current University of Idaho undergraduate student with a 2.0 GPA is eligible to apply or be nominated. UI students, faculty, staff and administrators may nominate candidates. Applications and nominations should reflect the candidate's demonstrated cultivation or significant advancement of a community of students through the organization of events, discussions or service and their demonstrated exceptional motivation to build or grow the student community and commitment to the long-term integrity of the community. Up to four additional pages of pertinent and supporting background materials such as newspaper articles, letters of support, citations and project descriptions may also be included in the applications or nominations.

This endowment scholarship was established to recognize Anjum Sadiq and the impact she had on the lives of University of Idaho students, staff and faculty, as well as members of the Moscow community and beyond, which stemmed from her consummate volunteerism. Read full description of the Anjum Sadiq Memorial Scholarship Endowment. This award is given annually to at least one deserving international student enrolled at the University of Idaho.

International students must apply for these scholarships through iVandal in the section of “Departmental Services/Scholarship Application.” The International Programs Scholarship Committee oversees this scholarship.

Mary Ruth Mann, Roy L. Eiguren and Carl F. Wurster, along with other former ASUI presidents, established a perpetual endowment fund in 1996. The ASUI Presidents' Scholarship is awarded annually to at least one deserving student enrolled at the University of Idaho.

Any current University of Idaho undergraduate student who has shown an active involvement in ASUI or its programs is eligible to apply or be nominated. UI students, faculty, staff and administrators may nominate candidates. Applications and nominations should reflect the candidate's leadership experience; academic achievement; commitment to serving others; diversity of backgrounds, experiences and interests; and any additional information pertinent to the award.

Betsy Thomas served as director of the U of I Women’s Center from 1985 to 1997. Through her leadership, the Women’s Center was able to fight for and support permanent staff positions and opportunities for student workers, volunteers and interns. After her passing in 2007, the Gender Equity Scholarship was renamed the Betsy Thomas Gender Equity Scholarship to honor the legacy of her remarkable service to the University of Idaho community. This award is presented in the hope that the recipient's or recipients’ exceptional service may inspire and motivate others to become involved in gender advocacy work.

Any current University of Idaho student is eligible to apply or be nominated. UI students, faculty, staff and administrators may nominate candidates. Applications and nominations should reflect the candidate's exceptional motivation, innovation, involvement and commitment to advancing gender equity issues through their academic studies and/or via volunteerism and community service.

Frank W. Childs IV was an engineering student at the University of Idaho who died in an untimely tragic death. Frank was an outstanding student and was actively involved in student government. The Associated Students University of Idaho (ASUI) created this award to honor graduating seniors who exhibit similar qualities to Mr. Childs.

Any current and graduating University of Idaho student, enrolled full-time who has actively demonstrated a role in ASUI is eligible is apply or be nominated. Activities within ASUI for the past year will be considered. UI students, faculty, staff and administrators may nominate candidates. Applications and nominations should reflect the candidate's participation in leadership activities, previous honors and awards, participation in living group activities, membership in other UI organizations and any other exceptional qualifications.

George Dafoe's leadership, dedication and integrity came at a critical juncture in student government and campus history. He continued to guide and inspire student leaders as an advisor until his untimely death from cancer in the summer of 1990. His unique personal qualities and capabilities were used to serve student interests and inspired this award. The intent of this award is to acknowledge a deserving student who has served in the Associated Students of the University of Idaho (ASUI).

Any current University of Idaho student, enrolled full-time who has served in ASUI is eligible is apply or be nominated. The student must have at least one remaining semester at the University of Idaho. UI students, faculty, staff and administrators may nominate candidates. Applications and nominations should reflect the candidate's positive impact within or through ASUI, positive impact on the student body and campus community, leadership, dedication, integrity and any additional information pertinent to the award.

This award is presented to an individual undergraduate student who has demonstrated exceptional motivation, innovation and involvement in community service. Students may earn this award more than once in their academic career provided the experiences illustrated in the second application are different from the first application. The service must be performed without pay and can take place in and outside the immediate area.

Any current University of Idaho undergraduate student, enrolled full-time is eligible is apply or be nominated. UI students, faculty, staff and administrators may nominate candidates. Applications and nominations should reflect why the nominee chose to serve, their commitment to the community and service for others, the impact of their volunteer service action on the community and any additional information pertinent to the award. Up to four additional pages of pertinent and supporting background materials such as newspaper articles, letters of support, citations and project descriptions may also be included in the applications or nominations.

Established in 1993, the International Programs Office has been raising funds and accepting donations to continue to build an endowment from which the interest is awarded each year for international student scholarships. The International Student Scholarship is awarded to one or two students each year from these funds that have accrued through this endowment fund.

International students must apply for these scholarships through iVandal in the section of “Departmental Services/Scholarship Application.” The International Programs Scholarship Committee oversees this scholarship.

This scholarship was established in Ismat Ara & Dr. Abdul-Mannan Sheikh’s memory by their family to annually assist two deserving international students from any nation to purchase text or reference books. Read the full description of the Ismat Ara & Dr. Abdul Mannan Sheikh Memorial Book Scholarship.

International students must apply for these scholarships through iVandal in the section of “Departmental Services/Scholarship Application.” The International Programs Scholarship Committee oversees this scholarship.

In 1899, Jeannie Eva Hughes became the first African-American to graduate from U of I. This award was named in her honor and will be given to a student who has shown genuine concern and interest toward multicultural issues and have worked on behalf of multiculturalism on campus.

Any current University of Idaho student is eligible to apply or be nominated. UI students, faculty, staff and administrators may nominate candidates. Applications and nominations should reflect the candidate's commitment, service concern and interest to the local multicultural community; innovation in developing and enhancing multicultural programs and/or services; and contributions to greater understanding and awareness related to multicultural affairs within the multicultural community and the larger community.

Former University of Idaho president, Richard Gibb, earned the reputation for being exceptionally student-centered. In particular, Gibb was very supportive of non-traditional students. This honor is presented as a capstone award to a student who has entered post-secondary education in a non-traditional fashion (i.e. not directly from high school) and has overcome a variety of obstacles while providing service and leadership to the campus community throughout their career at the University of Idaho.

Any current University of Idaho non-traditional undergraduate student who is graduating in the 2019-2020 academic year is eligible to apply or be nominated. UI students, faculty, staff and administrators may nominate candidates. Applications and nominations should reflect the difference the nominee has made while attending the University of Idaho with regard to service and leadership, their academic achievement, their circumstances of being considered non-traditional, obstacles they overcame to be successful at the University of Idaho and their plans for the future.

The Student-Employee of the Year Award is a recognition program created for high performing student-employees working for the University of Idaho. Once per year, direct supervisors from various departments at the Moscow campus and regional centers can nominate current student-employees to be recipients of the award. Four Student-Employees of the Year will be recognized at the Student Achievement Awards at the end of each spring semester.

Any current University of Idaho student, enrolled full time with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (undergraduate) or 3.5 or higher (graduate) who are currently employed and have been for at least three months at the University of Idaho. No outside organizations are eligible for participation. Nominations should reflect the candidate's reliability and initiative, quality of work and impact of contributions to the employer.

Contact Us

Idaho Student Union Building Room 302

Physical Address:
875 Line Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2535
Moscow, ID 83844-2535

Phone: 208-885-6331

Fax: 208-885-6944

Email: getinvolved@uidaho.edu

Browse the Division Map

Idaho Student Union Building Room 302

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2535
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2535

Phone: 208-885-6331

Fax: 208-885-6944

Email: asui@uidaho.edu

Web: asui

Get Directions

Idaho Student Union Building Room 302

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2535
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2535

Phone: 208-885-6331

Fax: 208-885-6944

Email: ventertainment@uidaho.edu

Web: vandal-entertainment

Get Directions

Idaho Student Union Building 301

Physical Address:
875 Line Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2535
Moscow, ID 83844-2535

Phone: 208-885-9442

Fax: 208-885-6944

Email: volunteer@uidaho.edu

Browse the Division Map

Bruce M. Pitman Center, Third Floor

Physical Address:
709 Deakin Ave.
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4271
Moscow, ID 83844-4271

Phone: 208-885-7825

Fax: 208-885-2222

Email: troberts@uidaho.edu

Browse the Division Map