Virtual Services

Virtual Services for MFOS Scholars

The Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars Program office is still open and continuing to serve scholars virtually. We are committed to supporting scholars through these uncertain times. Be sure to check back periodically for any updates.

The best way to get in connect with a MFOS staff member over the next few weeks is to email us using our Contact Us form.

Please see below for answers to some frequently asked questions at this time.

1st Year Scholars-
All workshops have concluded for the semester. If you were unable to attend one of the offerings, you will need complete the alternate essay assignment. The deadline will be extended until April 30th. Please see below for more information on how to complete it.

Complete a 1500 word essay in Word, using APA format, on the topic-

The Budgetary Concerns and Various Factors Involved in Moving into an Apartment with an Addendum piece covering All Components For Successful Renewal of The Machen Florida Opportunity Scholarship
The essay must be properly cited and due to Micheal Wood no later than April 30, 2020. Please submit essays via email to pmwood@ufl.edu.

 

2nd Year Scholars-

The Career Connections Center has opened up three additional virtual workshops that you may virtually attend and the date/times list below. To RSVP for an event, please check your email for specific links to the Zoom meeting. In addition to these workshops, you may also choose to complete Module One in the Gator Professional Series through the Career Connections Center at your own pace. You must complete it by April 30th.

4/2 @ 11am
Pre-Med 101: Making the Most of Your UF Experience

4/7 @ 2pm
Building Connections and Professionalism

4/15 @ 4pm
Conquering the Imposter Syndrome

 

3rd Year Scholars-

There is one additional workshop you may virtually attend to complete your requirement. As a reminder, 3rd year scholars must complete one workshop within their third year. So if you attended one last fall, you have already completed this requirement but are still welcomed to attend this topic if you choose. To RSVP for this event, please check your email for a specific link to the Zoom meeting.

 

4/7 @ 2pm
Building Connections and Professionalism

 

In addition to this workshop, you may also choose to complete Module Two in the Gator Professional Series through the Career Connections Center at your own pace. You must complete it by April 30th.

Please visit Current Students to see year specific renewal requirements. If you have any questions, please email us at ContactMFOS@ufsa.ufl.edu