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
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Recipients have participated
in AAP Programs
Funded Scholars participating
in AAP Programs
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
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