The Volusia/Flagler UCF Alumni Chapter is accepting applications for the $500 Lee A. Dumas Memorial Scholarship given to a commendable student who resides in Volusia County or Flagler County and attends the UCF Daytona Beach campus.

Applicants are required to have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA and must be involved in extracurricular activities. A 500-word essay must also be submitted to answer the question, “What are your long-term goals and how will attending UCF, and this scholarship, help you in achieving them?”

The Lee A. Dumas Memorial Scholarship Endowment was created in memory of the Volusia/Flagler Alumni Chapter’s former chair, who passed away on Jan. 19, 2008. Dumas’ passion for education and UCF was evident throughout his life; he was a dedicated volunteer with the alumni association and helped make this scholarship possible for deserving students.

Interested candidates can apply for the scholarship by visiting the UCF Alumni website at Applicants can download the 2010-11 scholarship application packet, in which they will find instructions on submitting their applications.

The deadline to submit an application for the Lee A. Dumas Memorial Scholarship is 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, and the scholarship will be awarded during the fall 2010 semester.