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16 Knights Earn NSF Graduate Research Fellowships — Most in UCF History

April 26, 2021
A record-breaking 16 UCF students and alumni were named National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellows this year — with an additional seven singled out for honorable mentions. Started in 1952, the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program is the oldest graduate research program of its kind and recognizes graduating seniors and first-year graduate students studying…

2 Students Receive Goldwater Scholarships

March 5, 2021
Gary Hoppenworth, a computer science and mathematics major, and Ashley Santana, a biomedical sciences and biotechnology major, have received the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship, the first time two UCF students have qualified for the scholarship in the same year. The Goldwater Scholarship, named after former U.S. Sen. Barry Goldwater, was established by Congress in 1986, and recognizes college sophomores or juniors who show…