Academic Advancement Programs

Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) prepares underrepresented, low-income and first generation college students to pursue advanced degrees. AAP works in collaboration with faculty, staff, national, and international partners to provide a range of graduate school preparation programs and services. Students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of initiatives designed to increase their awareness and knowledge of the graduate school application process, graduate school funding, summer research programs, and fellowship opportunities

32

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Recipients have participated 
in AAP Programs

132

Funded Scholars participating 
in AAP Programs

94%

Of McNair Scholars have enrolled
in post baccalaureate
programs since 2003

*38% of all UCF students who have received the fellowship

*2016-2017 Academic Year

*2016 – 2017

Considering Graduate School?

McNair

Ph.D. bound? Embrace his legacy.
Create your own.

RAMP

Prepare for Graduate School
while conducting research.

Pre-Grad Peer Advising

Are you interested in Graduate School
and want to learn next steps?

AAP Students

Upcoming Events

Every semester Academic Advancement Programs invites graduate school representatives from across the country to meet with our undergraduate students. Baylor College of Medicine staff will be giving a presentation about their Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences. Baylor College of Medicine also…
Have you ever wondered what graduate schools look for in a statement of purpose? Come to this Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) session and learn how to shape your statement of purpose into a competitive statement.  Graduate school application committees are…
Every semester Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) invites graduate school representatives from across the country to meet with our undergraduate students. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Center for Brains, Minds + Machines faculty will be giving a presentation about their institution…

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