Project for Peace

Published: October 27th, 2015

Category: Funding Opportunities, Uncategorized, Upcoming Events

Project for Peace


Come out to our Project for Peace info session on Wednesday, November 4th from 5:30 – 7pm in the Ocora at Pugh Hall.


The University of Florida, in a partnered institution with the Davis United World College Scholars Program is pleased to announce the opportunity for undergraduate students to design a grassroots project for peace. The winning project will receive a $10,000 grant towards implementation and the chance to travel anywhere in the world to perform the service project. With this opportunity, each student has the ability to make a positive difference in the world. Those interested should come out to the event, learn how to apply, and find about last year’s winners. More information can be presented at our website here.


Deadline for project submissions is January 8th, 2016

Servant Leader Roundtable

Coming up Oct. 29th at 6 p.m. is the Servant Leader Roundtable for the fall semester. Participate in the discussion about the state of the University’s leadership and service programming as well as examine the opportunities to network with fellow campus leadership and service organizations. The Center for Leadership and Service wants to hear how we could better help you. For more information contact Roshan Patel at or check our Servant Leader Institute page on the CLS website here.

Gator Global Institute

The Center for Leadership and Service (CLS) has just opened participant registration for our social impact conference, Gator Global Initiative! This conference is meant to inspire students to find their passion and turn it into action by working with other students and discussing topics to develop into community leaders. The conference will be taking place November 13th-14th and will involve the discussion of social justice, relationship building/networking, and a speech from our Keynote Speaker, Jacob Atem.


Feel empowered to make a real change in the world. We encourage you all to participate!

To check out Jacob Atem’s famous Ted Talk, click here.

Find more information on GGI and registration for the event check out our website here.


Service 1:1 Consultations

Attention all undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty who want to participate in service, but have no idea how to get started. The Center for Leadership and Service is here for you!

Our one-on-one consultations will pair you up with one of our advisers to talk about your interests, skills and goals in order to find the option that’s best for you.

For more info, email the CLS at with the subject “Student Consultations”

To schedule an appointment call 352-294-3545, then fill out the pre-consultation form here:

Some things to think about to help you narrow down your choices:

  • Do you want to find a long-term or short-term service opportunity?
  • What type of service are you interested in?
  • Are you volunteering by yourself, or interested in a group?


Thank you for your time and consideration. Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns and we hope to hear from you soon.


Best Regards,


The Center for Leadership and Service