Service Awards

2024 Service Award Applications are now open!

Deadlines: March 31st, 2024

Follow the links below for award details and application instructions.

The Service Awards are a collaboration between the Center for Civic Leadership and the Rice Student Volunteer Program, and are supported by Caring Friends, the Rich Family, and the Alan Grob Endowment.

The Service Awards aim to identify and celebrate students who have a long term commitment to service and civic engagement.

• The Caring Friends Inc Scholarship ($2,500) *Open to undergraduate & graduate students

 The Alan Grob Prize ($4,000) *Open to all undergraduates, including seniors

 The Morty Rich Scholarship (amounts vary, $5,000+) *Open to returning undergraduates only (no seniors)

 The Spirit of Service Award  ($200 - $500) *For registered student organizations only

Service Award recipients will be celebrated at the Center for Civic Leadership's Spring Showcase on April 9, 5-7 pm in Grand Hall. Mark your calendar when you apply!

Contact the CCL ( with any questions or concerns regarding the application process.


Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Phone: 713-348-2223
Fax: 713-348-5885


Center for Civic Leadership
Rice Memorial Center, Room 208
6100 Main St. Houston, TX 77005