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Africana Studies Dining Scholarship for the 2018-2019 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 20, 2018 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 19, 2018 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 the History Department on behalf of the Africana Studies program at 407-823-2225. We request that the completed  nomination forms be postmarked or faxed no later than DECEMBER 15, 2017.

John T. Washington Adult & Youth Community Service Award

Applicant must:

  •  Have verifiable service to the African American community in Orange, Seminole, Brevard and/or Osceola counties.
  •  Be a resident of Central Florida.
  • Exemplify leadership and concern for humanity.

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.
  • Selection Process: A nomination committee will review the information provided and select one youth and one adult, each to receive an award.

We request that the completed nomination form be postmarked or faxed to us no later than January 19, 2018.

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