Prestigious External Scholarships
UF students apply to numerous prestigious scholarship programs that fund undergraduate and graduate study in the U.S. and abroad. The Honors Program promotes these scholarships and supports students through the application process. Former UF students have won Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, Udall, and Truman Scholarships; many others have received Fulbright Fellowships. As with all prestigious scholarships, students must start early with their application, allowing plenty of time to edit, rewrite, and collect letters of recommendation. Deadlines and application procedures are available here.
Several nationally competitive scholarships are available to students to fund undergraduate, graduate and post-baccalaureate studies in the United States. Winners range from sophomores and juniors studying engineering or math, to graduate students focusing their masters work on public service. Prizes exist for study in nearly every major or interest area. For information on: Beinecke, Carnegie, Goldwater, Hertz, Madison, Mellon, National Institute of Health, National Science Fellowship, Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship, Soros New American Fellowship, Scoville Peace Fellowship, Simon Fellowship for Noble Purpose, Truman, Udall and more scholarships available for domestic study click here.
Some of the nations most prestigious scholarships are primarily for graduate study in other countries. Students can spend a year or more studying in a range of locations- from graduate study at Cambridge or Oxford, to conducting research in some of the most remote areas of the world. For information on: Churchill, Freeman-Asia, Fulbright, Gates-Cambridge, Marshall, Mitchell, National Security Education Fund, (Boren), Rhodes, The Rotary Foundation and more scholarships available for overseas study click here