Vince and Beth Amico Scholarship to UCF

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Eligibility and Selection Process

Each recipient of the Scholarship will be selected based on the following established criteria:

  • Applicants must complete the Vince & Beth Amico Scholarship for Modeling and Simulation application.
  • Applicants must be a UCF first year college freshman with a demonstrated interest in modeling and simulation (preference will be given to students who participated in the Modeling and Simulation program at University High School, Crooms Academy of Information a Technology, or the Institute of Engineering and Technology at Lyman High School), or

Applicants may be masters or doctoral students at UCF majoring in the Modeling and Simulation program.

  • Applicants, either freshman, masters, or doctoral, must be full-time students.
  • Applicants must hold a minimum 3.0 grade point average.
  • Applicants must agree that if they are awarded to acknowledge thanks to NCS and allow the opportunity to have a picture taken with the recipient and allow use of the picture for newsworthy purposes.

Scholarship Details

Two awards will be made annually and paid per semester.  Each award made will be for an amount up to $2,500 or one half of the available balance in the fund prior to the award, whichever is less.

One award will be made for the FALL semester and the other for the SPRING semester.  Applications for the FALL award are due April 30th, and applications for the SPRING semester are due September 30th . The FALL award will be made by May 31st, and the SPRING award will be made by October 31st.  Application instructions will clearly state due dates and submission details.

Every attempt will be made to insure that the awards are to applicants who are full-time first year UCF freshman with a demonstrated interest in modeling and simulation as evident by their coursework, employment, community involvement, etc.  However, if there is not an applicant that meets that selection criterion, then an award will be made to an eligible full-time master’s or doctoral student majoring in modeling and simulation at UCF.

The Scholarship may not be awarded to the same student more than one time.  All awards will be processed through the UCF Office of Student Financial Assistance.

 This Scholarship, to the extent that funds are available, will be used to pay for tuition, textbooks, and student fees, and any other educational related items that can be paid utilizing the University Office of Student Financial Assistance system.

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For more information or assistance you may contact:

National Center for Simulation
Orlando, FL 32826
Ph: 407-384-6111


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