Presentation Fellowship

Presentation Fellowship

Presentation Fellowship
Planning to Present a Research Paper or Comparable Creative Activity at a Professional Conference
Presentation Fellowship

About Presentation Fellowships

The Presentation Fellowship is a great opportunity for students who plan to present a research paper or comparable creative activity at a professional conference. This fellowship provides funding for enrolled master’s, specialist, and doctoral students to share their research at a professional meeting. Students must be the primary author and presenter.

Requirements

Application Deadlines

Awards are made on a first-come, first-served basis, so students are encouraged to apply early in the award period. You must be an enrolled student at the time of the presentation to qualify for the fellowship and receive payment. Please see the Academic Calendar for semester dates. The 2017-2018 application period is now closed. We are currently accepting applications for the Fall 2018, Spring 2019, and Summer 2019 semesters.

Fall Application Deadline:
November 15
Presentations completed during the Fall 2018 semester

Spring Application Deadline:
April 1
Presentations completed during the Spring 2019 semester

Summer Application Deadline:
April 10
Presentations completed during the Summer 2019 semester

Award Amounts

The Graduate Presentation Fellowship will be awarded in the amount of:

Please note that federal regulations require, when students have need-based financial aid (meaning student loans, not assistantship stipends or fellowships), that the federal need as established by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) cannot be exceeded. In addition, total aid awarded (what you would receive in loans added to the Presentation Fellowship) cannot exceed the cost of attendance. If this occurs, a portion of the financial aid package (the loan portion) will be reduced or canceled. If you have questions, visit the Office of Student Financial Assistance website.

Applying for a Presentation Fellowship

Before You Begin

See myUCF for Graduate Students for instructions on how to log into myUCF and access the Graduate Presentation Fellowship application.

  1. The College of Graduate Studies will communicate with you via your Knights E-mail address, so be sure you check this e-mail account regularly.
  2. Prepare your presentation abstract (60-75 words) and conference acceptance indicating that you have been invited to present. You are required to attach these documents (Word or PDF files) when submitting your application.

The conference acceptance may be an e-mail or letter that you received or maybe the conference program with your name and presentation highlighted. If your presentation has not yet been accepted, you will need to wait and apply for the Presentation Fellowship when you receive proof of your acceptance.


Completing the Presentation Fellowship Application in myUCF

  1. Login to your myUCF account using your UCF ID and UCF ID password.
  2. Click on Student Self Service to enter your Student Center.
  3. From within your Student Center, scroll down to the Graduate Students 
  4. Select Presentation Fellowship App from the choose Graduate Form drop-down box and hit the Go
  5. Complete the online application and attach your abstract and proof of acceptance files.
  6. Submit the application. You should receive a notice that your application submitted successfully.

Receiving the Graduate College Decision

The Graduate College reviews and makes decisions on fellowship applications weekly. You will receive an email in your Knights Email account telling you whether your fellowship application has been approved or not.

If you are awarded the Presentation Fellowship, you will see it in your myUCF Student Center, Graduate Funding page. An awarded fellowship shows as Off/Accept status; later, when the funds have been paid to you, the award status will change to Paid. If you are an international student, your fellowship must go through a tax review by UCF Global before it will disburse. You will be contacted concerning this process.

If you have questions about your Presentation Fellowship, contact the Graduate College at gradpresentation@ucf.edu.


Presenting

Be sure to keep a copy of your conference attendance (conference agenda or conference registration confirmation).

Enjoy the conference!


Completing the Presentation Fellowship Report

If you received a Graduate Presentation Fellowship, you are required to complete the Presentation Fellowship Report in the myUCF Student Center within 5 days after completing your travel. This form verifies that you presented at the conference.

Before You Begin

  1. Scan your proof of presentation into a Word or PDF file. If you will be using your conference agenda as proof of presentation, please limit the file to only the pages pertaining to your presentation. You are required to attach this document when submitting your report.

Completing the Presentation Fellowship Report in myUCF

  1. Login to your myUCF account using your UCF ID and UCF ID password.
  2. Click on Student Self Service to enter your Student Center.
  3. From within your Student Center, scroll down to the Graduate Students
  4. Select Presentation Fellowship Report from the choose Graduate Form drop-down box and hit the Go
  5. Complete the online report and attach your proof of presentation file.
  6. Submit the report. You should receive a notice that your report submitted successfully.

Receiving the Graduate College Decision

The Graduate College reviews and makes decisions on Presentation Fellowship Reports weekly. You will receive an e-mail in your Knights Email account telling you whether your report has been approved or not.

If your report was not approved, the Graduate College will send you instructions regarding resubmission. Check your Knights Email for this communication and read it carefully before you resubmit your report.

If you have questions about your Presentation Fellowship Report, contact the Graduate College at gradpresentation@ucf.edu.