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Scholarships

Fall 2018 Scholarships Are Now Closed!

SGA has your financial future covered! The SGA Scholarship committee meets to create new and diversified scholarships which are then released and available for all UCF students to apply for.

All of SGA’s scholarships are now offered through UCF’s A2O Portal, a new central location for UCF scholarships. For more scholarships, be sure to check out the Office of Student Financial Assistance’s Scholarships page.

Apply for Scholarships on UCF’s A2O Scholarship Portal


What Can You Get?


 

STUDENT GOVERNMENT CAMPUS INVOLVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP

  1. Must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at UCF
  2. Must have a minimum Overall Cumulative GPA of 2.75
  3. Must have involvement in one of the following: minimum of two different Registered Student Organizations, student research or be enrolled in an Internship.
  4. Please attach a letter of verification from Faculty/Staff advisors of involvement in campus activities on official letterhead.
  5. Must provide listing of campus and community service activities within the last 2 years.
  6. Must attach an essay up to 500 words reflecting on your involvement within the organizations

AWARDS: $250.00 (25 Awards)

DEADLINE: October 22nd, 2018

 

 

THE REUEL BUCHANAN ASPIRE TO INSPIRE SCHOLARSHIP

  1.  Must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at the University of Central Florida
  2.  Must have successfully completed at least 30 undergraduate hours or 12 graduate credit
    hours at UCF or from an accredited College or University
  3.  Must have a minimum Overall Cumulative GPA of 3.0
  4. Must be a minority or non-traditional student
  5. Must have a minimum of 10 community services hours completed. Please attach a letter
    of reference from your respected organization that you received your community service
    hours from. All letters of reference must be completed on official letterhead.

AWARDS: $1,000 (15 Awards)

DEADLINE: October 22nd, 2018

 

 

STUDENT GOVERNMENT CREATIVE SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP

  1. Must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 hours undergraduate or 3 hours graduate at UCF
  2. Must have a minimum Overall Cumulative GPA GPA of 2.25
  3. Must have a child currently enrolled in the UCF Creative School
  4. Please provide verification of costs from Creative School on official UCF letterhead

AWARDS: $500.00 (8 Awards)

DEADLINE: October 22nd, 2018

 

 

STUDENT GOVERNMENT PATRIOT SCHOLARSHIP

  1. Must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 hours undergraduate or 3 hours graduate at UCF
  2. Must have a minimum Overall Cumulative GPA of 2.50
  3. Must be a member of armed services ROTC for a minimum of 2 years, currently enlisted for a minimum of two years or a Veteran. Preference is given to Veterans.
  4. Please attach two letters of recommendation on official letterhead
  5. Please provide proof of veteran status by attaching a copy of your DD214 verifying honorable discharge, or proof of active duty or 2 years involvement in ROTC
  6. Must provide resume (include dates)
  7. Must attach an essay up to 500 words answering the following prompt: How has the military influenced you as a student?

AWARDS: $1000.00 (2 Awards)

DEADLINE: October 22nd, 2018

 

 

STUDENT GOVERNMENT ROSA PARKS COMMUNITY SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP

  1. Must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 hours undergraduate or 3 hours graduate at UCF
  2. Must have a minimum Overall Cumulative GPA of 2.75
  3. Must have completed at least 50 hours of community service in the last academic year
  4. Please attach a letter of reference from a community service organization to confirm your community service and specifying the number of hours served. All letters of reference must be completed on official letterhead
  5. Please attach an essay up to 500 words reflecting on what you learned from your community service

AWARDS: $250.00 (10 Awards)

DEADLINE: October 22nd, 2018

 

 

STUDENT GOVERNMENT ROSEN SCHOLARSHIP

  1. Must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 hours undergraduate or 3 hours graduate at UCF
  2. Must have a declared major within the Rosen College of Hospitality Management
  3. Must have a minimum Overall Cumulative GPA of 3.00
  4. Must demonstrate involvement on campus or in the community
  5. Must have taken at least 60 undergraduate credit hours or 15 graduate credit hours at UCF
  6. Must attach one letter of recommendation on official letterhead
  7. Must provide listing of campus and community service activities within the last 2 years.
  8. Must attach an essay up to 500 words reflecting on your goals within the hospitality industry

AWARDS: $500.00 (6 Awards)

DEADLINE: October 22nd, 2018

 

 

STUDENT GOVERNMENT SINGLE PARENT SCHOLARSHIP

  1. Must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 hours undergraduate or 3 hours graduate at UCF
  2. Must have minimum Overall Cumulative GPA of 2.25 for undergraduates or 3.00 for graduates
  3. Must be a single parent with custody of minor children
  4. Preference will be given to those that demonstrate financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  5. Must attach one letter of recommendation on official letterhead from a UCF faculty member
  6. Must attach an essay up to 500 words explain how you will benefit from receiving this award
  7. Must provide documentation of single parent status (Birth certificate, Custody papers)

AWARDS: $1,000.00 (10 Awards)

DEADLINE: October 22nd, 2018

 

 

STUDENT GOVERNMENT WALTER KOMANSKI SCHOLARSHIP

  1. Must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at UCF
  2. Must have a minimum Overall Cumulative GPA of 3.00
  3. Must hold a minimum of two executive leadership roles on campus
  4. Must attach two letters of recommendation on official letterhead
  5. Must provide a listing of campus activities within the last 2 years.
  6. Must attach an essay of up to 500 words reflecting on your leadership experience on campus at UCF

AWARDS: $1.500.00 (6 Awards)

DEADLINE:  October 22nd, 2018

 

 

STUDENT GOVERNMENT TUTOR SCHOLARSHIP

  1. Must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at UCF
  2. Must have a minimum Overall Cumulative GPA of 3.00
  3. Must have been an official UCF tutor for an on campus office or department within last academic year (Including but not limited to SARC, SOAR, SI, ASSA, Math Lab, or Writing Center)
  4. Must provide a letter of verification on official UCF letterhead from campus office or department which tutoring took place, within the last academic year.
  5. Must provide a resume (include dates)
  6. Must have successfully completed at least 30 undergraduate or 12 graduate credit hours
  7. Must attach an essay 250-500 words reflecting on your experience as a tutor

AWARDS: $250.00 (10 Awards)

DEADLINE: October 22nd, 2018

 

 

STUDENT GOVERNMENT EXTREME LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP

  1. Must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at UCF
  2. Must have a minimum Overall Cumulative GPA of 3.00
  3. Must have successfully completed at least 60 undergraduate or 15 graduate credit hours at UCF
  4. Must demonstrate a minimum of two leadership roles held either at UCF or in the community during collegiate experience
  5. Must provide at least two letters of verification on official letterhead
  6. Must attach a listing of campus and community service activities within the last 2 years.
  7. Must provide two references for service activities (Contact information needed for both on campus and off campus activities)
  8. Must attach an essay of up to 500 words expanding upon your extreme leadership roles at UCF or in the community.

AWARDS: $500.00 (10 Awards)

DEADLINE: October 22nd, 2018

 

 

STUDENT GOVERNMENT TRANSFER INVOLVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP

  1. Must be a full-time degree seeking student at UCF
  2. Must have a minimum Overall Cumulative GPA of 2.75
  3. Must have an active membership or leadership position in clubs, athletics, intramural sports, or other registered student organizations at UCF
  4. Must attach one letter of recommendation from an officer or faculty advisor that verifies involvement in a club, athletics, intermural sports or other registered organizations at UCF
  5. Must provide a statement of 250 words or less stating how your involvement at UCF has enhanced your experience and how you plan to continue to be involved at UCF
  6. Must attach an updated resume
  7. Must have a minimum of 30 credit hours at previous institution
  8. Must have transferred to UCF within the last academic year

AWARD(S): $250 (8 Awards)

DEADLINE: October 22nd, 2018

 

 

STUDENT GOVERNMENT TRIUMPH SCHOLARSHIP

  1. Must be a full time undergraduate student at UCF
  2.  Must have a minimum Overall Cumulative GPA under of 3.0
  3. Must have a job, internship or provide proof of any other extenuating circumstances.
  4. Please attach one letter of verification on official letterhead from a supervisor or from a UCF faculty member
  5. Must provide listing of campus and community service activities within the last 2 years.
  6. Please attach an essay of up to 500 words reflecting on why you are currently in your academic situation and the steps you are taking to improve you academic standing

AWARD(S): $500 (8 awards)

DEADLINE: October 22nd, 2018

 

 

STUDENT GOVERNMENT UNDERGRADUATE INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS SCHOLARSHIP

  1. Must be a full time undergraduate student at UCF
  2. Must have a minimum Overall Cumulative GPA of 2.75
  3. Must have a job, internship or campus involvement
  4. Please attach one letter of verification on official letterhead from a UCF faculty or staff member
  5. Please attach an essay of up to 250 words reflecting on how your experience as an international student at UCF enriches your academic experience

AWARD(S): $500 (10 awards)

DEADLINE: October 22nd, 2018

 

 

STUDENT GOVERNMENT GRADUATE INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS SCHOLARSHIP

  1. Must be a full time graduate student at UCF
  2. Must have a minimum Overall Cumulative GPA of 3.00
  3. Must have a job, internship or campus involvement
  4. Please attach one letter of verification on official letterhead from a UCF faculty or staff member
  5. Please attach an essay of up to 250 words reflecting on how your experience as an international student at UCF enriches your academic experience

AWARD(S): $500 (10 awards)

DEADLINE: October 22nd, 2018

 

SPRING:

 

STUDENT GOVERNMENT CAP AND GOWN SCHOLARSHIP

  1. Must intend to graduate in Fall’18, Spring’19

2       Must have a minimum Overall Cumulative GPA of 2.5

  1. Please attach an essay of up to 250 words reflecting on how your experience as a UCF student has personally enriched your life.

AWARD(S): $85 (10 awards)

DEADLINE: October 22nd, 2018 

 

For more information please contact the Scholarship Committee at sgaacademics@ucf.edu.