The Foundation Board recognized its ten outstanding past chairs by establishing the
UVU Foundation Ambassador Endowed Scholarship. The recipients of this scholarship
become UVU Foundation Student Ambassadors, charged with representing the institution
at key events throughout the year. The scholarship is awarded to ten UVU students,
one in the name of each board chair to honor the chairs' dedication and loyalty to
The UVU Foundation Student Ambassador program aims to support the work of the UVU
Foundation and the Division of Development and Alumni Relations through student ambassadorship-select
students serving as the face of UVU and its students and telling the story of the
The program assembles a group of student leaders dedicated to UVU and its mission
and eager to develop the skills for ambassadorship, to represent UVU, and to assist
its administration. As a result of their participation, these students will become
better prepared to serve in their professions and as leaders in their communities.
The program will establish and maintain a specially trained group of UVU students
equipped to effectively represent the University in a strategic and uniformly branded
way, with a goal of engaging current and prospective donors, friends, alumni, and
VIPs. Ambassadorship will provide an experimental opportunity for students and will
support UVU's mission of engaged learning.
Promote UVU's mission, academic excellence, and core themes.
Provide a positive link to students for donors and alumni at development, alumni and
presidential events and at the University in general. Assist during key campus events
in any capacity necessary.
Represent the Foundation in philanthropic and fundraising efforts.
Promote the UVU Foundation Board, the Alumni Association Board, and other UVU advisory
boards as needed.
Conduct campus tours for VIP visitors, current and prospective donors, and returning
Greet and welcome visitors to campus, specifically in the Alumni House and Visitors
Promote volunteer participation or attendance at UVU activities as directed.