DirectConnect to UCF Johnson Scholarship

Established in 2012 out of a desire to assist state college students to attain post-secondary education and university degrees.
The Johnson Scholarship Foundation collaborated with the University of Central Florida, Eastern Florida State College, Valencia State College, Seminole State College, and Lake-Sumter State College, to establish the Johnson Scholarship Foundation Endowment.


  • Must have a minimum 2.5 overall cumulative GPA
  • Must have earned an Associate in Arts or an Articulated AS degree from Eastern Florida State College, Lake-Sumter State College, Seminole State College or Valencia College
  • Must have already completed at least one semester UCF
  • Must have completed the 2022/2023 FAFSA
  • Must be enrolled at UCF for the upcoming fall semester
  • Must be a junior or senior level undergraduate
  • Students cannot be considered a first time in college student or a state university transfer student

Direct Connect Scholarships
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please check the DirectConnect to UCF Partner that has granted you the AA or Articulated AS degree
  2. Please provide evidence of community service (volunteering in and out of school), leadership qualities and positions (in and out of school), and strong character (respect, responsibility, trustworthiness, fairness, caring, and citizenship)via the document upload.
  3. Did you transfer directly to UCF from your above listed college?
  4. Have you already completed at least one semester at UCF?