Soileau Family & SPIE Create Endowed Scholarship at UCF

The scholarship gives preference to first generation college students

The University of Central Florida announced a new endowed scholarship created by a $125,000 gift from MJ Soileau, a UCF professor and his family. The endowment was matched by SPIE, the International Society for Optics & Photonics, and gives preference to first generation college students.

“I learned early that wealth does not equal worth.My family is pleased to partner with SPIE to support scholarships for students studying optics and photonics to help them realize their worth.”

– MJ Soileau

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