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

25

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.

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Are you a transfer student interested 
in Graduate School?

AAP Students

UCF McNair Scholar Awarded Goldwater Scholarship

George Walters-Marrah was awarded a 2018 Goldwater Scholarship, a prestigious honor that recognizes exceptional research work by undergraduate sophomores and juniors in the natural sciences, …

Three McNair Scholars Receive the NSF GRFP

Three McNair Scholars from the University of Central Florida were awarded the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. More than 12,000 applications from across …

Upcoming Events

Grad Visit 
Prepare for the GRE now! Discover what the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) is and how to prepare for the standardized test.  Students who attend and engage in the workshops will be able to sign up for a GRE preparation course and…
Not sure where to start in preparing for graduate school or what the difference is between a master’s or a PhD? This presentation from Academic Advancement Programs (AAP) defines graduate school and where your career and academic goals meet.  …

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