LIFE at UCF Disability, Aging & Technology Undergraduate Scholarship

The Learning Institute for Elders at the University of Central Florida (LIFE at UCF) enriches the lives of older adults of Central Florida through a wide variety of lectures and experiences introducing current issues and expanding on age-old topics. This scholarship shall support the education of UCF undergraduate students engaged in studies related to social, psychological, and biological aspects of aging.

Recipient Criteria
In order to apply:

  • Applicant must be enrolled in the university as a full-time undergraduate student.
  • Applicant must provide a brief essay (500 words) that describes your future educational and career goals related to disability, aging and technology.
  • Applicant must provide a brief explanation of any formal research activities you are or have been involved in while under the direction of a faculty member in the Disability, Aging & Technology faculty cluster or in your college.
    These activities can include, but are not limited to,
    • OPS/work-study assisting with a grant project
    • Research and Mentorship Program (RAMP)
    • LEAD Scholars Undergraduate Research Program
    • Honors in the Major (HIM)
    • McNair Scholars Program
    • Program for Undergraduate Research Program (PURE)
    • Learning Environment and Academic Research Network program (L.E.A.R.N.)
    • Research and Mentoring Activities (RAMA) Program
    • Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program
    • EXCEL/COMPASS Program
    • National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Program
    • recipient of the OUR Student Research Grant
    • and/or Directed Independent Research (4912)

At the time the scholarship is disbursed, the applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be enrolled in the university as a full-time undergraduate student
  • Must have completed at least 12 hours of upper-division course toward the bachelor’s degree
  • Must have a minimum overall UCF GPA of 3.0
  • Must be currently or previously engaged in formal research activity under the direction of a core faculty member in the Disability, Aging & Technology faculty cluster or in their college

Preference given to applicants who demonstrate financial need as determined by the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and applicants who are First Time in College students.

Award
$1000.00
Anticipated Total

Anticipated total amount over the full term of this award.

$1,000.00

Scopes
College of Health Professions and Sciences
Deadline
04/26/2021
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you currently or have you been previously engaged in formal research activity under the direction of a core faculty member in the Disability, Aging & Technology faculty cluster or in their college?
  2. 12 hours of upper-division course toward the bachelor’s degree:
    • Please provide verified documentation of your upper-division course work towards your bachelors degree program. (pdf, doc, docx)
    • Will you have completed at least 12 hours of upper-division course toward the bachelor’s degree at the time the award is disbursed?
  3. Formal research activities questionnaire.
    • Please provide a brief explanation of any formal research activities you are or have been involved in while under the direction of a faculty member in the Disability, Aging & Technology faculty cluster or in your college.
    • These activities can include, but are not limited to:
  4. Please provide a brief essay (500 words) that describes your future educational and career goals related to disability, aging and technology.