What does LEAD Scholars stand for?

LEAD Scholars is more than a leadership program – it is a diverse and inclusive community at UCF. UCF and LEAD Scholars stand for opportunity. Accepted students in turn grasp this opportunity and turn it into reality by getting involved, learning about leadership and becoming change agents in our community.

What is excel at UCF?

EXCEL aims to increase student success in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) during the first two years of college by connecting UCF students, faculty, and staff in STEM disciplines, and creating a learning community to support discovery and engagement.

What model of leadership does the LEAD Scholars program currently model itself after?

Social Change Model of Leadership All Leadership Studies courses focus on the theoretical framework of the Social Change Model (SCM) of Leadership.

Where do you go for UCF orientation?

Welcome to UCF Orientation! Upon admission to UCF, all undergraduate students (freshmen/FTICs and transfers) are required to attend an Orientation session….Home.

Phone Mon-Fri: 8am – 5pm
Phone 407-823-5105
Fax 407-823-3847
Email [email protected]
Location Howard Phillips Hall, Room 216

What is Excel compass?

The COMPASS program is the sister program to EXCEL. Students participating in COMPASS have all of the same requirements and benefits as the EXCEL students which includes participating in the same math courses and living in the same living learning community.

How much does it cost to dorm at UCF?

Housing and dining plans are priced out separately at UCF. The typical student paid $5,400 for housing and $4,180 for dining in 2020….UCF Living Expenses.

Expense On Campus Off Campus
Room and Board $10,300 $10,010
— Housing $5,400
— Meals $4,180
Other Living Expenses $4,970 $4,970

Is UCF orientation in person?

How you can still serve incoming students and family members as they prepare to make UCF their home. Until we follow-up with more details we do ask that you continue to plan to be available for our established Orientation Summer/Fall dates. Not in person, but virtually.

What is the lead Scholars Program at UCF?

UCF’s LEAD Scholars Academy provides a selective two-year academic leadership development program for first time in college students.  These students are committed to academic excellence and making a difference in the world around them. Learning about leadership in the classroom is only meaningful when the knowledge is put to use.

What do you need to know about UCF scholarships?

Scholarships are awarded for a variety of reasons including academic achievement, financial need, campus and community involvement, and leadership experience, and generally do not need to be repaid. Use Access 2 Opportunities (A2O), UCF’s scholarship application system to search for scholarships.

What can students do to become leaders at UCF?

Our programs give students various opportunities to learn more about themselves, develop new leadership skills, and become student leaders through programs and events, including campus-wide leadership workshops, leadership retreats, and leadership conferences.

Are there scholarships for high school students in Florida?

The Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program, funded by the state of Florida, provides scholarships based on high school academic achievement. The program has different award levels, each with its own eligibility criteria and award amounts. Here are a few tips to maximize your scholarship opportunities: Apply early.