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Philanthropy Cord & Exceptional Service Award Application

Congratulations on your upcoming graduation! The University wants to recognize your dedication to your community and University.

Philanthropy Cord

The Philanthropy Cord recognizes a student’s commitment to the University and the community through financial support and volunteer service hours. To qualify, you must make a minimum gift of their class year (e.g. $20.19) and complete 20+ hours of volunteer service throughout your UL Lafayette academic career (including 10 hours during your graduating year).

Phianthropy Cord Requirements:

  1. You will graduate in December 2019.
  2. You will have made a gift to a University designation that inspires you by December 6, 2019.
  3. You will have completed 20+ community service hours (10+ during your graduating year) by December 6, 2019. (Service hours can be completed through campus-based organization service or organizations in the community).
  4. You will submit verification of service hours from the volunteer supervisor to afa@louisiana.edu no later than December 6, 2019.

Exceptional Service Award

The Exceptional Service Award recognizes graduating seniors or graduate students who have verified 200+ hours of University-based community service.

Exceptional Service Award Requirements:

  1. You will graduate in December 2019.
  2. You are a current or former member of a UL Lafayette campus-based organization that participates in documented community service activities and/or have documented course-based service-learning hours.
  3. You will have completed 200+ service hours (over a maximum of four-years) by December 6, 2019.
  4. A current University faculty or staff member can verify your campus-based or course-related service.
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If you are applying for the Philanthropy Cord, verification of service hours must also be sent to afa@louisiana.edu.

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You are eligible for the Philanthropy Cord once your gift is made.

You are eligible for the Philanthropy Cord once your gift is made AND the Exceptional Service Award.