Purpose of Award

To identify, encourage and reward the highest potential candidates for leadership and success in the M.S. in Interactive Entertainment program (FIEA) and subsequent careers.

Fellowship Application Deadlines

Fellowships are reviewed following each PRD. Accepted students must apply for a fellowship before the deadline date that corresponds to their PRD.

Here are the Fall 2016 Fellowship Deadlines

  • PRD 1 – January 8, 2016
  • PRD 2 – March 17, 2016
  • PRD 3 – May 12, 2016
  • PRD 4 – July 14, 2016

FIEA Director Technical Fellowship

Who Is Eligible: Any accepted applicant into the FIEA Programming Track with a cumulative GPA of 3.7 or above in computer science, engineering, math or related disciplines and a score of 315 or greater on the Graduate Records Exam is assured a fellowship.

How To Apply: Fill out the form below.

UCF Character Animation Fellowship

Who Is Eligible: Any student accepted into the art track at FIEA that graduated from UCF’s Character Animation program is guaranteed one $2,500 fellowship.

In addition all accepted applicants that graduated from UCF’s Character Animation program will be eligible to apply for one of two $5,000 fellowships. These fellowships are merit-based and will be awarded sometime after the PRD 4 Fellowship Application Deadline.

How To Apply: Fill out the form below.

FIEA Director Fellowship

Who Is Eligible: Any accepted FIEA student who has not applied for the FIEA Director Technical Fellowship or UCF Character Animation Fellowship can apply for this fellowship. However, the FIEA Director Fellowship is also merit-based and there is no guarantee that any applicant will receive a Director Fellowship award.

How To Apply: Fill out the form below.

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