15 students will be awarded $1000/each


  • Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at the University of Central Florida with a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Applicants must be admitted into the Summer Study Abroad for Russian
  • Preference will be given to students who have declared a Minor in Russian, then preference will be given to undergraduate students continuing to study Russian in the Intermediate level (3rd and 4th semester)


  • To get an application form, email Alma Alarcon  [email protected]
  • A one (1) page essay, which discusses the applicant’s financial need as well as the importance of the UCF Summer Study Program to the individual’s educational future goals
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation (one from a current faculty member and one from a member of the community, Russian club president or vice-president)
  • A complete copy of the applicant’s academic record
  • Applications and all supporting documents should be sent to  [email protected] with a cc to [email protected]


The deadline for applications is set for March 5th, 2024 at 5 pm.


Dr. Alma Alarcón at [email protected]