Available UCF Kinesiology Scholarships
We offer an array of scholarships for students in Kinesiology undergraduate and graduate programs. For all scholarships administered by UCF, students must apply through the A2O platform. Students are encouraged to apply as soon as applications become available, typically in the latter half of the spring term. Some scholarships in the A2O system are specifically for UCF Kinesiology students, while other scholarships are available through the college and the university. We encourage students to apply for all scholarships they qualify for.
|$1,500||Kinesiology - Jeffrey Law Memorial Scholarship|
|$1,000||CHPS College Wide Graduate Scholarship|
|$1,000||CHPS College Wide Undergraduate Scholarship|
|$1,000||The Variety Children’s Charity of Florida James Bohannon Memorial Endowed Scholarship|
|$500||Kinesiology Graduate Scholarship|
|$500||Kinesiology Undergraduate Scholarship|
External Scholarship Opportunities
These scholarships are awarded by outside organizations and are not reflected in the UCF A2O system. However, many of our students will qualify for these scholarships. Please use the links below to learn more about these scholarship opportunities.
The Jeffrey D. Law Memorial Scholarship was established in 2019 by Ed and Julie Law, Jeff’s parents, and Matt Stock, a faculty member in the School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy to honor Jeff’s legacy and to benefit future leaders in strength and conditioning.
Law was the first student that Stock ever advised as a professor. “Jeff definitely kept me on my toes,” Stock said. “He was constantly reading, and he knew his stuff. And if he didn’t know something, he would ask me. If he wasn’t satisfied with my answer, he would do some more reading and come back and educate me.”
Law loved the field of strength conditioning. This scholarship supports students who share that same passion and want to positively impact the lives of the athletes they work with. This scholarship is a way of extending Law’s passion through future generations of sport and exercise scholars.
APPLY BY MARCH 12th
Scholarship applications are only available online through the A2O portal. You will only see scholarships for which you meet the basic eligibility requirements.
Frequently Asked Questions
For all scholarships administered by UCF, students must apply through the A2O system. Typically scholarships are posted in the spring term and awarded in the following fall term. But sometimes scholarships are available “off cycle.” Please check A2O frequently for all scholarship opportunities.
Some scholarship applications may require you to upload a resume or an essay. Make sure all required documents are included. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Criteria varies for each scholarship. Some scholarships are need-based, others may give preference to those demonstrating financial need and others do not take financial need into consideration. All students are required to complete the Free Application for Student Financial Aid (FAFSA). Graduate student scholarships may not require financial aid criteria.
Scholarships for students in the College of Health Professions and Sciences become available in early spring with applications due in late spring. Each scholarship can have its own unique deadlines. Students are encouraged to check A2O frequently.
All scholarship applicants will receive an email if a scholarship has been awarded. The email will include information on the next steps. Awardees can expect an email in May.
Congratulations! First, you will need to promptly accept the award via myUCF. All scholarship funds will be deposited to your UCF student account (usually after add/drop in the fall term). All scholarship recipients are also required to write a professional, handwritten thank you note to the donor in appreciation of your scholarship award. Scholarship recipients are encouraged to attend the college’s annual scholarship celebration event held in the fall. Additional information will be provided when students are notified of their award.
Scholarship funding will be split equally in half to cover fall and spring semesters unless the student is graduating in December in which case, all funding will be applied to fall semester, per request. All scholarships will first apply to any remaining balance on tuition and fees. If there is no remaining balance, then students will receive a direct deposit or check for the remainder.
Establishing your own scholarship program is an excellent way to create a legacy and support promising and deserving students. These gifts can also be a meaningful act to honor or memorialize friends, educators, or family members. Your generosity will ensure that the best, brightest, and most deserving students are supported on their path to excellence.