Phoenix Scholarship

The purpose of this Scholarship is to provide award(s) to non-traditional UCF student(s) of junior class standing who is conquering personal or family challenges.

Each recipient of the scholarship will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Must be enrolled as an undergraduate student at UCF with junior class standing (60-89 credit hours) in fall
  • Demonstrate financial need as determined by the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
  • Be a non-traditional student who is conquering personal or family challenges (e.g., single parent, student serving as head of household with children, student returning to college later in life after overcoming personal adversities, students dealing with unusual circumstances that prevented him/her from pursuing his/her degree at an earlier time in life, etc.).
  • Preferential consideration will be given to applicants who attended Apopka Learning Center in Apopka, FL

This Scholarship, to the extent funds are available, will be used to pay for tuition, textbooks, fees and any other items included in the cost of education.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Please share your personal statement, telling us your story, a bit about you, your educational and career goals. Please include information on what makes you non-traditional. See help text for non-traditional description.
  2. Please download, complete and upload the Extracurricular Summary ( document sharing campus activities, community service and work experience you have been involved with for the last year only.
  3. Preferential consideration given to applicants who attended Apopka Learning Center in Apopka, FL - Please submit documentation that support attending the Apopka Learning Center. (pdf, doc or docx)