The scholarship cycle will open on August 26 and close on September 23, 2019.

All scholarship applications may be accessed on UCF’s A20 website.

Please note that scholarship amounts vary. Recipients will be notified in November.

ABC Fine Wine & Spirits Endowed Scholarship in Counselor Education

Applicants must be enrolled in or accepted as a full-time graduate degree seeking student at the College of Community Innovation and Education in a program leading to a master’s or doctoral degree in counselor education.


  • Applicants must be enrolled or accepted as a full-time graduate student at the University of Central Florida in the College of Community Innovation and Education.
  • Applicants must hold/maintain a minimum 3.0 overall grade point average.
  • Applicants must demonstrate by submitting an essay of no more than 500 words or a resume, involvement in clubs, organization, volunteer leadership position, or community service.
  • The criteria for awarding the scholarship will be consistent with the guidelines established by the University Office of Student Financial Assistance.
  • Applicants must demonstrate financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
  • Applicants must provide two references. Applicants currently enrolled in the UCF College of Community Innovation and Education please provide the name and contact information for two references from among faculty members at the College of Community Innovation and Education.  Applicants new to UCF need not complete this section.

Ann McCormick Simpson


  • Applicant must be enrolled at the University as a full-time or part-time graduate student with a major within the College of Community Innovation and Education and Human performance.
  • Applicants will be considered on merit based state defined GPA requirements for merit-based aid.
  • The Scholarship is renewable up to a maximum of eight (8) semesters. Students must meet UCF requirements for renewal. Renewal will be automatic to the student pending student eligibility and fund availability.
  • The criteria for awarding the Scholarship will be consistent with the guidelines established by the university office of student Financial Assistance.

All awards will be processed through the University Office of Student Financial Assistance. This Scholarship, to the extent funds are available, will be used to pay for tuition, textbooks, fees, and any other items included in the cost of education.

Dr. Kenneth E. “Pete” Fisher Endowed Scholarship

Applicants must be admitted to, enrolled in, or accepted as a student in the Ph.D. in Education, Counselor Education program at UCF.


  • Applicants, and subsequently recipients, must demonstrate outstanding academic performance expected at the graduate studies level. A grade point average of 3.5 GPA or higher is needed for eligibility. Recipients of the scholarship must maintain a 3.5 GPA in their graduate studies. Applicants must be enrolled as full time students.
  • Recipients must be individuals of outstanding character and dedication to the profession of counselor education, as detailed in three letters of recommendation accompanying the application for scholarship.
  • Applicants shall submit, in addition to this form, a letter of application addressed to the Scholarship Committee at the address given below, in which is included a statement of their reasons for pursuing a degree in counseling and why they are personally qualified, as opposed to academically qualified. The letter may also address the applicant’s professional accomplishments in the field of counseling.
  • Submit transcript of grades for graduate studies.
  • Recipients must demonstrate strong community or university service.
  • Recipients must have competed at least 18 credit hours.

The scholarship may be awarded to the same student in successive semesters until graduation provided that the funds are available and the recipient maintains the above criteria.