Scholarships

Dr. O.M. ‘Budd’ Berringer Pre-Health Professions Scholarship

Dr. Lynn Berringer presented Sarah Alam with the 2016-2017 Dr. O.M. “Budd” Berringer Pre-Health Professions Scholarship.

She established the scholarship to honor her late husband, Dr. Budd Berringer. He was a beloved professor in the Department of Molecular and Microbiology and a Pre-Health advisor. The $1,000 scholarship is awarded annually to a student pursuing a professional degree in the health professions and has received guidance from Pre-Health and Pre-Law Advising.

Scholarship Selection Process

The scholarships recipient will be selected based on the following established criteria:

  • Applicant must be enrolled at UCF as a degree-holding or undergraduate student of at least a junior standing in a subject area that will lead to a professional degree in the health professions.
  • Applicant must maintain a minimum 3.0 overall grade point average.
  • Applicant must be under advisement with Dr. O.M. “Budd” Berringer Pre-Health Advising, with the Pre-Health and Pre-Law Advising (i.e., applicants must have previously met with a Pre-Health advisor in Pre-Health and Pre-Law Advising.)
  • The criteria for awarding the scholarship will be consistent with the guidelines established by the University Office of Student Financial Assistance.

The selection committee is comprised of UCF faculty and administrators, in consultation with the Director and Senior Admissions Specialist of Pre-Health and Pre-Law Advising will review applications and make recommendations of the recipients for the Scholarship to the Dean of Undergraduate Studies.

Dively-Dupuis LGBTQ+ Scholarship 

Marklyne Joachim - 2016-17 Dively-Dupuis LGBTQ+ Scholarship winner. With Dr. Elizebth Dooley and Dr. Martin Dupuis

 

Dr. Martin Dupuis, Interim Dean of Burnett Honors College and Dr. Elizabeth A. Dooley, Vice for Teaching and Learning and Dean of the College of Undergraduate Studies present Marklyne Joachim with the 2016-2017 Dively-Dupuis LGBTQ Scholarship.

The scholarship was established by Dr. Dupuis and Mr. Michael Dively  to enable UCF’s students to achieve their full potential and provide them with the tools they need to contribute meaningfully to our communities. Each spring semester, a $1000 award to a UCF student who has demonstrated academic achievements and leaders and activism within the LGBTQ community.

Scholarship Selection Process

The scholarship’s recipient will be selected based on the following established criteria:

  • Applicant must be enrolled at UCF as a full-time student.
  • Preference will be given to students who are juniors or seniors when receiving the award.
  • Applicant will have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5.
  • Applicant will have demonstrated leadership and/or activism within the LGBTQ community.
  • The criteria for awarding the scholarship will be consistent with the guidelines established by the University Office of Student Financial Assistance.

The scholarship selection committee is comprised of UCF faculty, staff and administrators from the LGBTQ Pride Faculty & Staff Association and one representative from the College of Undergraduate Studies Dean’s Office, or in the absence of such an organization, an appropriate alternative committee designated by the college. The committee will review applications and forward the recipients for the scholarship awards to the appropriate UCF administrator.

Upperco Family Scholarship

Scholarship Selection Process

  • Applicant must be enrolled at the University as a part time or full-time undergraduate student.
  • Applicant will be considered on merit, based on state defined 2.5 GPA requirements for merit-based aid.
  • Applicant will be a graduate of a Central Florida high school in the county of Orange, Osceola, Seminole, or Lake.
  • The criteria for awarding the Scholarship will be consistent with the guidelines established by the University Office of Student Financial Assistance.
  • Preference will be given to graduates of William R. Boone High School.
  • Applicant may be required to submit a personal statement on personal and career aspirations.

All scholarship awards will be processed through the University Office of Student Financial Assistance. This scholarship, to the extent funds are available, will be used to pay for tuition, textbooks, fees, and any other items included in the cost of education. The scholarship will be awarded bi-annually and paid on a semester basis.