UCF Sociology Student Receives $1,000 FCHC Scholarship

FCHCLogo336411 RESIZEDMatthew Landon, UCF Sociology major, is the 2014 recipient of the Dr. Richard Piper Scholarship through the Florida Collegiate Honors Council (FCHC). The College of Sciences sends its congratulations to Landon on his achievement.

According to the FCHC website, “the Dr. Richard Piper Scholarship is designed for university students who are graduating from a FCHC four-year institution.” In order to be considered for the scholarship, a student must be nominated by an Honors Director, who must fill put an application about the student’s GPA, volunteer service, leadership activities in the college or community, and provide a letter of nomination. The student’s task is to write a 500 word essay on their educational and life goals, as well as obtain a recommendation from a professor.

The Dr. Richard Piper scholarship is for $1,000 and is non-renewable. The winner is announced at the FCHC Conference.

The Florida Collegiate Honors Council (FCHC) is a professional association of undergraduate honors programs and colleges in Florida. FCHC is closely associated with the Southern Regional Honors Council (SRHC) and the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC).

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