Scholarships & Awards

Alumni Scholarships

Alumni dues and proceeds from various fund raisers and the alumni affinity car tag program help fund scholarships such as the Children of Alumni, Freshman, and Senior awards. You may apply for these scholarships online using Jag$POT, USA's Scholarship Opportunity Tracker

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Alumni & Faculty/Staff Awards

Lisa Bethea Kavanagh Outstanding Young Alumni Award | Application
This award recognizes a USA graduate who is 40 years of age or younger at the time of nomination for their early career accomplishments; the impact of their community service and volunteer efforts, and personal development. The award is presented to acknowledge alumni who are making a substantial mark early on in their career and show promise of significant professional distinction in the future.

Andy and Carol Denny National Alumni Association Excellence in Teaching | Application
This award acknowledges the central role of teaching at USA by recognizing faculty for their outstanding teaching contributions. The award is open to any full-time instructional faculty member with at least five years of teaching experience at the University of South Alabama. No college/school or departmental quotas shall exist regarding the number of nominations submitted. Recipients are not eligible for nomination for three consecutive years following the award.

Olivia Rambo McGlothren National Alumni Association Outstanding Scholarship | Application
This award is to honor faculty for high achievements in the realm of scholarship as appropriate to his discipline. The award is open to any full-time faculty member who has been at USA for at least five years. No school or departmental quotas shall exist regarding the number of nominations submitted.

Beth and Don Davis National Alumni Association Excellence in Advising | Application
This award acknowledges the importance of advising at USA by annually recognizing faculty and staff for their outstanding advising contributions. The award is open to any full-time instructional faculty member or academic advisor staff member with at least three years of advising experience at the University of South Alabama. No college/school or departmental quotas shall exist regarding the number of nominations submitted. Recipients are not eligible for nomination for three consecutive years following the award.

Christie Miree National Alumni Association Outstanding Employee Service Awards | Application
These awards recognize the excellent service provided to students, alumni, and other constituencies by the employees of the University of South Alabama. To accomplish this goal, the Association recognizes selected University employees annually for their outstanding service and dedication.