Katherine Keller Scholarship

The Katherine Keller Scholarship recognizes outstanding Honors students who demonstrate the academic and leadership qualities embodied by past Director of the Honors Program, Dr. Katherine Keller.

At the University of Toronto, Dr. Keller completed her B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. with an emphasis on 17th-Century drama. Her first academic position was at LaSalle College in Philadelphia. Afterward, she joined the English Department at UCF in 1984. While in the English Department, she chaired the committee that created Honors in English program, one of the first of the HIM programs at UCF. Dr. Keller also chaired the University Honors Advisory Committee and subsequently served as the Director of UCF’s Honors Program (1994-1996). Following her tenure at UCF, Dr. Keller served as the Associate Dean of Columbian College of Arts and Sciences at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. This award will be made to the student who best exemplifiees a commitment to helping others achieve academic potential, academic excellence, including the ability to communicate ideas clearly and leadership skills.

In order to be eligible students must:
•Be full-time and in good standing with the Burnett Honors College
• Student must have completed two semesters at UCF
• Preference will be given to candidates who embody Dr. Katherine Keller’s commitment to nurturing and supporting the talents of others, in addition to developing their own skills and talents

Burnett Honors College
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please provide a personal statement of not more than 500 words in which you elaborate on how you meet the criteria above.
  2. Please upload your Resume or CV
  3. Please provide a sample of the your best written or creative work (1000 word max).