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About Academic Exploration Week

Academic Exploration Week is held during the month of October.  This week is designed to help students expand their undergraduate experience beyond the classroom, choose their own academic adventure and take advantage of all UCF has to offer.

Whether you are curious about research, studying abroad, making connections on campus, or diving into major or career exploration, Academic Exploration Week (AEW) will be your one-stop shop!

Event Details

Academic Exploration Week has concluded and will return October 2024. Please be sure to check back closer to the start of the Fall 2024 semester for more information on dates and the schedule of events.

Academic Exploration Week Scholarship


  • Current UCF undergraduate student
  • Must attend at least 2 Academic Exploration Week events from October 9-12, 2023 (event attendance will be verified)
  • Submit a 250-word essay outlining why you attended Academic Exploration Week and how it impacted your academic journey
  • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6 credit hours) during Fall 2023 term
  • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6 credit hours) during Spring 2024 disbursement term

Award Guidelines

  • This is a one-time, non-renewable scholarship
  • Scholarship can be used to pay for tuition, textbooks, and any other items included in the cost of attendance at the University
  • Three selected recipients will receive a $500 award for the Spring 2024 semester

APPLY for the AEW Scholarship from Friday, October 13th through Friday, October 27th on the AEW Scholarship Application Page!

Academic Exploration Week Scholarship Flyer