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McNair Scholars Program

The McNair Scholars Program is designed to prepare students from low-income, first-generation and traditionally underrepresented groups for doctoral studies. McNair Scholars participate in courses, seminars and workshops on topics related to graduate school preparation, complete a paid research project under the guidance of a faculty mentor, and have the opportunity to present their research at local, regional and national conferences.

Research and Mentoring Program (RAMP)

The UCF Research and Mentoring Program (RAMP) is designed to provide undergraduate students, who may be interested in pursuing graduate education, with research experience while working closely with a faculty mentor. In addition, the students participate in a variety of workshops designed to increase their awareness and knowledge of graduate school education. The aim of this program is to encourage traditionally underrepresented students to attend graduate school.

Graduate School Prep Academy

The UCF Graduate School Prep Academy provides undergraduate students interested in pursuing a graduate degree with intensive graduate school application preparation. Students selected to participate in the Grad School Prep Academy will be provided with information and resources about the graduate application process through interactive speakers, panels and workshops.

Graduate School Preparation Workshops

AAP offers a variety of workshops and seminars that provide students with important information, guidance, and skills that will help them navigate the graduate school application process.

Graduate and Summer Program Virtual Fairs

AAP coordinates various virtual fairs throughout the academic year to connect students with representatives from institutions across the country. Through this forum, students can learn more about summer research opportunities and graduate school programs within their fields of interest.

Graduate School Visits

AAP invites representatives from graduate schools to UCF to share information about their programs and meet with our undergraduate students.

Posters at the Capitol

Co-sponsored by SGA, the Burnett Honors College, and the Office of Undergraduate research, Posters at the Capitol is a one-day event held to educate the Florida State Legislators of the importance and impact of undergraduate research. Participants from a broad range of disciplines are selected based upon geographical distribution across the state.