Steven Sotloff Memorial Endowed Scholarship

In honor of Steven Sotloff, a UCF alumni, the Steven Sotloff Memorial Endowed Fund encourages students to pursue truth in a practical sense. Steven Sotloff was a man who searched for truth and facts in a world with conflicting intellectual, political, social and cultural understandings of the human condition.


  • Applicant must be enrolled at the university as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in the College and School’s Program.
  • The applicant must major in the field of journalism.
  • The scholarship is renewable for up to 8 semesters.
  • Student may be required to present an essay on their reason for wanting to pursue a career in Journalism.
  • The criteria for awarding the scholarship will be consistent with the guidelines established by the University Office of Student Financial Assistance.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Must provide resume (include dates)
  2. Optional: Submit a 250 word count essay on your reason for wanting to pursue a career in Journalism.