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Funded by the National Science Foundation
Award No. 1742424

The Center for Research in Computer Vision is pleased to offer scholarships in the range of $2,000 to $8,000 for first year transfer students in Science, Technology, Engineering, Statistics, and Mathematics (STEM) fields, through a project funded by the National Science Foundation. These scholarships may be renewed for an additional year; they are intended for students that might not have the opportunity to attend university otherwise, and they are provided for students that have demonstrated need for financial aid. Scholarship recipients will be privileged to several resources and activities that are intended to ensure the student’s success in completing their undergraduate degrees.

The following are goals that this program intends to satisfy.

  • To recruit and attract students into STEM fields and cultivate proficiency in STEM fields.
  • To provide opportunity and support for academically talented, financially needy transfer students.

Each scholarship recipient will be assigned a faculty mentor, who will meet with students regularly to help them develop a program of study, and a peer mentor, who can offer advice and encouragement.

All students will participate in various group and individual activities and seminars given by university faculty and industry professionals.



  • US citizens or permanent residents
  • Demonstrated need for financial aid through FAFSA
  • First year transfer student at UCF
  • At least 3.0 GPA
  • Enrolled full time for a degree in a STEM field**

**Acceptable STEM fields: physics, chemistry, mathematics, computer and information science, engineering, or technology areas associated with the preceding fields.

How to Apply (for 2021 – 2022 academic year):

  1. Complete application form (deadline May 2, 2022) – available here.
  2. Submit FAFSA Student Aid Report as soon as possible to the Office of Student Financial Assistance

For more information, please contact Dr. Brian Moore


The forms listed below are necessary for the STRONG Scholars. Forms include documents that must be completed by each STRONG Scholar with their Peer Mentor on a regular basis, as well as documents containing information important for the STRONG program.