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CREAR Futuros, which means “To Create Futures” in Spanish, is a peer-mentor based initiative designed to improve Latino student success at UCF. CREAR (College REadiness, Achievement and Retention) Freshmen/Sophomores will be paired with knowledgeable and highly trained upper-classman UCF Peer-Mentors that will introduce them to campus resources and offer insight on how to make the most out of their UCF experience.
Read the CREAR Futuros Brochure

Apply here: by Friday, September 17, 2021.

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Dr. Cyndia M. Muñiz, Director of HSI Culture and Partnerships, is the official signatory for Hispanic/Minority Serving Institution Certification Forms and Verification Letters.

As of March 1, 2019, investigators applying for sponsored projects are required to submit HSI/MSI certification/verification requests to at least five (5) business days prior to when they are due to the Office of Research.

When requesting a signature on a certification form or an eligibility verification letter, please submit:

  • the Request for Funding Proposals (RFP) (referencing the page numbers where eligibility requirements and definitions can be found); and
  • a signed Serving Statement (below).

View the Serving Statement PDF

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The LEGACY Leadership and Mentoring Program supports the retention and success of first-year Black/African American students, but it is open to all racial/ethnic backgrounds. The program helps students develop skills and achieve goals related to their academic, professional, and personal lives through mentoring, leadership development, and networking opportunities

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Scholar Application

Mentor Application

Please contact Flore Septimus or with any questions you may have.