News: Scholarship

Graduate Kinesiology Student Gets Strength from Law Scholarship

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | November 5, 2020
Maxine Furtado is the first recipient of the Jeffrey D. Law Memorial Scholarship for students in the kinesiology M.S. program. Recently, she was able to meet the donors of the...

First Recipient of the Mike Murray Scholarship Shares Perspective of Focusing On Abilities

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | October 15, 2020
Danielle Schwam, a graduate student in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, is the first recipient of the Mike Murray Make A Difference Scholarship, which was awarded to her...

New CHPS Scholarship Honors Strength, Promise and Invincibility

Written By: Camille Dolan | June 24, 2020
A new scholarship in the College of Health Professions and Sciences honors not only a student’s promise, but also their past. The Invincible Knights Award was created to honor students...

Associate Professor Kenyatta Rivers Leaves a Lasting Impact on Students and Profession

Written By: Camille Dolan | May 15, 2020
Associate Professor Kenyatta Rivers recently passed away. His devoted friends and family members, and UCF students, colleagues and alumni remember his dedication to his profession. Kenyatta Rivers, a retired faculty...

Communication Science and Disorders Alumna Says After Losing Her Voice She Wants to Help Students Find Their Passion For Helping Others

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | February 26, 2020
Angel-Marie Carson, a Lake Mary speech-language pathologist and UCF alumna, has established Angel’s Gift, a scholarship for students in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders. She established the scholarship...

Mike Murray ‘Make a Difference’ Scholarship Honors Legacy and Inspires Recipients to Use Their Voice to Help Others

Written By: College of Health Professions and Sciences | November 8, 2019
Mike Murray (a.k.a. “Da Voice”) of Orlando, an ardent UCF supporter and an expert communicator, is the inspiration for the newest scholarship for graduate students in UCF’s School of Communication...

New Kinesiology Scholarship Honors Strength and Conditioning Coach

Written By: CAMILLE DOLAN ‘98 | September 16, 2019
Who was Jeffrey D. Law? With his right hand extended, the stranger with a dimpled smile would frequently introduce himself with the following salutation: “Jeffrey D. Law – the D...

Knight’s Legacy Lives on Through Scholarships

Written By: Jenna Marina | April 11, 2017
The UCF community remembered Kailyn Jones today at the Eternal Knights Memorial Service in the Student Union. A scholarship was set up in memory of Kailyn Jones, a health sciences pre-clinical student at...

For the Love of Zeke: Alumnus Creates Endowed Scholarship to Honor His Brother

Written By: Camille Murawski | January 23, 2017
UCF alumnus Adam Marek and his family have established the Russ Marek Medical Endowed Scholarship for students in the college’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. He initiated the scholarship to honor his brother,...

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