Can I apply for the Knights Success Grant if I am trying to avoid loan debt?
The Knights Success Grant would not be the best option for a student who wants to avoid Federal Loan debt. Knights Success Grant candidates must have exhausted all financial resources including Federal Loan options.
Can I use the Knights Success Grant money for off-campus expenses, housing and/or books?
The Knights Success Grant cannot be applied toward housing costs, textbook purchases, personal finances and other non-tuition fees. If other financial assistance is awarded for the term in which the grant is awarded, the Knights Success Grant would be cancelled or adjusted.
If awarded the Knights Success Grant, the funds can only be applied toward outstanding UCF tuition and a refund cannot be produced. Award amounts are equal to UCF tuition with a maximum award amount of $2,500*.
*This is subject to change dependent on available funds.
If I have a hold from a prior semester, can the Knights Graduation and Grant Initiative help so that I can enroll in my final semester?
The Knights Graduation and Grant Initiative is designed to help students enroll in their final semester. Funding is not guaranteed, but you will receive guidance on the steps you need to take to remedy the hold and enrolling in your final semester.
Is there an application deadline for the Knights Success Grant?
No, there is no application deadline as long as the semester is still underway. Funding assistance for previous semesters cannot be reviewed or prorated.
Once awarded the Knights Success Grant, are there additional requirements to receive the funding?
Yes. There is a financial literacy requirement provided through Cent$ible Knight$ and a career readiness tool where the resources are provided by Career Services. This is all available through the Knights Success Grant Canvas web course. Awardees of the Knights Success Grant will be notified of the Canvas web course requirement with the award notification email.
Where do I find the application for the Knights Success Grant?
The application is available via referral or direct inquiry only. Please contact Heather Murphy at KGGI@ucf.edu. Students who are inquiring about the application need to include in the email their Knights email address, full name, UCF ID and a brief explanation for your inquiry for this emergency assistance.