• Community Service Awards

    Each year Monmouth University recognizes those students who volunteer on a regular basis or who take a leadership role in promoting community service on campus. The following are some of the honors awarded to University students.

    CSS Community Service Award

    At the annual Student Awards Ceremony the CSS recognizes a student who has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to community service. The purpose of this award is to recognize and honor MU students for their commitment, as well as to promote community involvement.

    Eligibility: Nominees may be undergraduates from any year or any major. Nominations may be made by Monmouth University faculty members, staff, students or community agencies.

    Annual Volunteer Awards

    These awards are for individuals or groups that have demonstrated a strong commitment to service. These awards are presented to students at the annual Volunteer Recognition held in April.

    Criteria for both awards include:

    • Initiative
    • Dedication
    • Dependability
    • Compassion
    • Impact on those served

    Nominate a Student or Organization

    President's Volunteer Service Award

    The President's Volunteer Service Award is issued by the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation on behalf of the President of the United States to recognize the best in American spirit, and to encourage all Americans to improve their communities through volunteer service and civic participation. The award is given to individuals and groups that have demonstrated outstanding volunteer service over the course of a 12-month period.

    The requirements for the President's Service Award are the following:

    Young Adults (Ages 15-25)

    • Bronze Award: 100-174 hours
    • Silver Award: 175-249 hours
    • Gold Award: 250 hours or more

    Adults (Ages 25 and older)

    • Bronze Award: 100-249 hours
    • Silver Award: 250-499 hours
    • Gold Award: 500 hours or more

    Groups (two or more people with each member contributing 25 hours or more)

    • Bronze Award: 200-499 hours
    • Silver Award: 500-999 hours
    • Gold Award: 1,000 hours or more

    For more information, please visit www.presidentialserviceawards.gov