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Africana Studies Dining Scholarship for the 2016-2017 Academic Year

  • Must be minoring in Africana Studies during the academic semester(s) the scholarship is received
  • Must be a full-time UCF student (undergraduate) during the academic semester(s) the scholarship is received
  • Must complete the application and respond to the essay questions in the application

AWARD: One (1) All Access Dining Meal Plan Scholarship for both Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 semesters, valued at $4,154 total. Which is $2077 per semester.
DEADLINE: April 21, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

John T. Washington Scholarship Service Award

  • Be an African American student enrolled for at least 12 semester hours at UCF.
  • Have a minimum college level GPA of 2.5.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Have never received a bachelor’s degree, and will not receive first bachelor’s degree by the time the award is received.
  • Be an undergraduate student majoring in one of the social sciences, health sciences, or public affairs.

NOTE: The selected applicant and nominator will be expected to attend the John T. Washington Luncheon on February 22, 2016 for the awards presentation ceremony.

Application Instructions:

  • Nomination: Potential award recipients may nominate themselves, or be nominated by someone else.
  • Completing this form: The nomination form must be fully completed. Resumes or additional materials may accompany the form, but it is important that a statement is included on the form to describe how the nominee’s community service activities exceed required volunteer services. Forms indicating, “see resume” or “see attached” will not be considered.
  • Essay: Attach a one-page essay describing why the nominee should receive an award.

Questions regarding this form should be directed to Africana Studies at (407) 823-0026. We request that the completed nomination form be postmarked or faxed to us no later than Tuesday, February 16, 2016.