Awards and Scholarships


2017-2018 Attributes of a Gator Engineer Student Recognition Awards

Considered the greatest distinction of any student award given by the College, the Gator Engineering Attribute Awards are intended to provide an ideal guide for all members of the Gator Engineering community. They honor five undergraduate and five Ph.D. students who strongly model one of the five Gator Engineering Attributes:

  • Creativity: imaginative, versatile, resourceful, artful, curious, passionate, inspired, innovative, willing to discover new solutions and to explore all options
  • Leadership: visionary, professional, skilled communicator, engaged and committed, entrepreneurial, inspiring, fair, mission-guided, caring, willing to delegate, sound perspective, sense of humor, positive attitude, confident, strong intuition, thoughtful
  • Integrity: honest, ethical, willing to work for achievements (persistent, hard-working, determined), impelled toward right action, trustworthy, humble, inspires integrity in others
  • Professional Excellence: technically competent, skilled in management and planning, problem-solving, scientifically insightful
  • Service to the Global Community
    Humanitarianism: tolerant, respectful, socially conscious, selfless, interdependent, cooperative, willing to nurture and serve community, mentoring, compassionate
    Global Awareness: aware of interactions of financial, societal, legal, and cultural influences, diverse, world-changing

Call for Nominations

Any UF student, faculty or staff member may nominate a Gator Engineering student or students. Nominations must be received by February 13, 2017 at 5 PM.

To submit a nomination, please fill out the online nomination form.

Recognition of Attribute Awardees

Recipients will be recognized during our Faculty and Student Awards Luncheon on April 20, 2017. All recipients should ideally be able to attend the event.