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Help remove financial barriers to achieving a degree. Student scholarships make it possible for students to continue their education when they may not otherwise be able to afford it. Scholarships also allow UCF to attract academic superstars who may have many college options available to them.
Meet Cierra Turner, who has received scholarships thanks to the generosity of donors like you.
Celebrate the momentum that our athletics teams have built. With your continued support, the best is yet to come. Keep student athletes charging on — inside and outside of class.
Meet Kiera Brown, a student-athlete majoring in psychology.
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Meet Daniela Garcia ’21, an interdisciplinary studies in education major, who talks about the impact of a UCF degree.
Promote student involvement on- and off-campus. With 650+ student clubs and organizations, you can support experiences from career-focused clubs to life-changing trips and service learning activities.
Meet Christina Adams, a student majoring in advertising/public relations, and learn about her UCF campus experience.
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2 Teams Win 2022 Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts and Wellness Innovation Awards for Projects to Strengthen Orlando Communities
By Madeleine Mulford - first appeared on UCF Today Two project teams comprising of UCF researchers and community partners were named winners of the 2022 Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts and Wellness Innovation award. Each team was granted $25,000 to help fund their...
With a generous $500,000 gift, the Elizabeth Morse Genius Foundation has become one of the founding donors for the new UCF College of Nursing building at Lake Nona’s Medical City. This investment in UCF will help unleash the potential of more Knight nurses while...
Nationally acclaimed artist Robert Aiosa (pictured) has joined the staff of the College of Arts and Humanities School of Visual Arts and Design as an assistant professor in studio art. Since joining the faculty last semester, Aiosa has been teaching Design...
Written by Brian Butler, Vice Chair, UCF Foundation Board When my family and I established the Dr. Michael B. Butler Endowed Scholarship for students in the UCF College of Medicine, we did so not only to honor my father’s incredible legacy and celebrate his love for...
(image: Jacob Wagner with Bruce Whisler) Bruce Whisler and his late wife, Marilyn, knew early on that education was one of the keys to a successful life, so they made the most of what they had been given, and took advantage of every opportunity. The Whislers also took...
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The following stories gained great interest throughout 2022. They are ranked by page views from Jan. 1 through Dec. 5. 20. UCF’s Perla Latorre-Suarez Named Among Best Aerospace Graduate Students in the World Aviation Week Network magazine’s annual 20 Twenties Award...
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We don’t want [access to fewer financial opportunities] to stand in the way of living out the full potential of what was the greatest four years of a learning experience for so many of us.
Opportunity lifts the recipient, but it also lifts the entire generation. I hope this [Notarantonio Endowed Nursing] scholarship provides the net for someone to take that leap into a brighter future.
Accessible green spaces make our communities more vibrant and livable. We are proud to work with UCF to support the UCF Arboretum and its programming.
Contributing to student scholarships means helping [students] succeed on the path to life-changing degrees — and investing in our community, where many of them will pursue their careers and raise their families.
When you look at the different ways you can use money to make a difference, I don’t know if there is a higher return on investment [than philanthropy] — you change someone’s life and you change the lives that person interacts with. That’s huge impact.
I give back so I can continue to open opportunities to generations of students — my passion is to invest in the future through education.
Establishing the D’Amato-Kubiet Family Endowed Scholarship makes my soul feel good. It is a joy and a privilege to give students the opportunity to become professional nurses.
We have made other charitable contributions over the years, but creating the [Fluman-Rettig Scholarship for First-Generation Students] is the most meaningful gift I have ever made in my life. UCF has given me more than I could ever give back.
We are evolving toward a better future, and with our donations, UCF can continue our shared mission to impact positive change and empowerment through knowledge and opportunity.