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When you give to the College of Undergraduate Studies, you help us provide students with access to academic programs and experiences that enable them to unleash their full potential.
To make a gift and learn more about giving opportunities, please contact Sean Farrell, Director for Advancement, at 407-823-1570.
Alumni Achievement and Student Scholarship Reception
On November 2, the College of Undergraduate Studies (CUGS) held its first Alumni Achievement and Student Scholarship Reception to recognize the accomplishments of its alumni and students. It was also an opportunity to thank donors for their support and generosity.
The College of Undergraduate Studies awards scholarships in the fall and spring semesters to UCF undergraduates. Scholarships will be posted in UCF Academic Works and advertised during the application period.
College of Undergraduate Studies Scholarship
Provides funding to students enrolled in a degree program in the College of Undergraduate Studies to pay for educational expenses that will enable them to earn their degrees. Annual award varies.
Klocman Family Scholarship
Justin and Miriam Klocman founded the scholarship to provide students pursuing a Bachelor of General Integrative Studies with funding to help them complete their degree. Applicants must be enrolled in the BIGS degree program and demonstrate financial need based on the guidelines outlined in the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Awards one $1,000 scholarship each year.
Dively-Dupuis LGBTQ Scholarship
Burnett Honors College Senior Associate Dean Martin Dupuis and philanthropist Michael Dively established the scholarship to recognize academic achievement, leadership, and activism in the LGBTQ community. Applicants must be full-time UCF undergraduate students with a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.5. Awards one $1,400 scholarship per year.
Ferrante Family LGBTQ Scholarship
Michael ’15MS and Pamela ’85, ’95MA, ’00Ed.S Ferrante established the Ferrante Family LGBTQ Scholarship to recognize UCF’s commitment to the LGBTQ student community. The scholarship supports students who identify as LGBTQ and exhibit academic excellence. Applicants may be part- or full-time UCF undergraduates with a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.0. Awards one $1,000 scholarship per year.
Upperco Family Scholarship
John Jr., Peter, Mark, and Daniel Upperco established the scholarship in honor of their parents, John and Mary Ellen. The family emphasizes the importance of a college education and wants to help UCF Knights achieve their educational goals. Applicants may be part- or full-time UCF undergraduate students with a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.5. They be graduates of Boone High School or a Central Florida high school in Orange, Osceola, Seminole, or Lake County. The number of awards and amounts varies each year.