Rhodes Scholarship

Graduate Study 

Study at Oxford. Open to all fields of study in fine arts, liberal arts & sciences and some business and engineering. Students apply during the senior year for 2 years of study at Oxford. Applicants must be single and under age 24. Competition includes written essay, campus, state and regional interviews. Only 32 awarded, 4 from the southern area. 

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Campus Deadline: August 31 annually
National Deadline: October 5, 2016
Contact: Regan Garner

The Marshall Scholarship 

Graduate Study 

Study in the United Kingdom. Open to all fields of study in fine arts, arts and humanities, social sciences, sciences, business and engineering. Available subjects vary according to the university. Competition includes essay, campus, and district interviews. Students must be under age 26, preferably single. Only 40 awarded nationally but 5 must come from the southern area. Both graduating seniors and current graduate students are encouraged to apply through UF. 

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Campus Deadline: August 31 annually
National Deadline: October 2, 2017

Contact: Regan Garner

The Frost Scholarship

Study at Oxford. Tenable through 2018.

The Frost Scholarship funds current students of the State University System of Florida (SUSF) to study one-year, full-time master’s courses in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (‘STEM’ subjects) at the University of Oxford. Frost scholars will also take part in an exclusive week-long orientation program at one of Oxford’s oldest colleges, Exeter College, to introduce them to academic life at Oxford just before the start of their course. The scholarship will cover 100% of university and college fees and provides a stipend for living costs.  

Eligible programs and deadlines are available at the website below. Note that students do not have to make a separate application, but will be automatically considered if they submit a complete application to Oxford by the relevant deadline in January 2018. 

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George J. Mitchell Scholarship 

Graduate Study 

Named in honor of the former Senator's pivotal contribution to the Northern Ireland peace process, these Scholarships will allow American post-graduates to pursue one year of study at institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland. The Scholarship will be awarded to students who have shown both academic distinction and the potential for leadership. There are no restrictions as to academic field of study. Scholars will be selected in the Fall and will begin their studies in the following Fall. Finalists will be invited to Washington, D.C. for an interview. 

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Campus Deadline: August 31 annually
National Deadline: September 29, 2017 at 5pm
Contact: Regan Garner

The U.S. Fulbright Student Program 

Graduate Study 

The U.S. Fulbright or graduating seniors who want to spend a year conducting research or teaching English in another country before beginning their graduate career, as well as for graduate student MA or Ph.D. research. Some countries require fluency in the language of the country and may require a plan of study through a university there. Fulbright awards pay travel, tuition and a monthly stipend. 




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Campus Deadline: August 28, 2017                             
National Deadline: October 6, 2017
Contact: Regan Garner

Churchill Scholarship 

Graduate Study - Website

The Churchill Scholarship covers all University and College tuition and fees for a Master’s degree at the University of Cambridge. In addition, students receive a living allowance of £11,000 if enrolled in a nine-month academic program and £13,000 if enrolled in a full-year academic program. They also receive a Special Travel Award for travel to and from the United Kingdom, and the Foundation reimburses visa fees. Fifteen scholarships are awarded annually. UF may nominate up to two students in each application cycle.

Campus Deadline: October 6, 2017
Cambridge Application Deadline: October 13, 2017
Nomination Deadline: 5pm EST, November 7, 2017

Gates Cambridge Scholarship 

Undergraduate and Graduate Study 

The Gates Cambridge Scholarships are available for graduate study or for study for a second Bachelor's degree at the University of Cambridge, England. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of a person's intellectual ability, leadership capacity and desire to use their knowledge to contribute to society throughout the world by providing service to their communities and applying their talents and knowledge to improve the lives of others. The award covers the full cost of study at Cambridge, all approved University and College tuition fees, a maintenance allowance, a discretionary allowance for study-related activities, and one return economy airfare between the UK and the Scholar's normal country of residence. 

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Contact: Regan Garner

Schwarzman Scholars

Graduate Study
 
One year Masters degree in public policy, international relations, or economics and business at Tsinghua University, one of China’s most prestigious institutions of higher education. Schwarzman Scholars is a program designed to help future leaders meet the challenges of the 21st century and beyond by preparing them to better understand China’s culture, economy, governance and motivations. This fully-funded program provides for a year of study and cultural immersion, attending lectures, traveling and developing first-hand exposure to China and its people.
 
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Campus Representative: Regan Garner, interested students must contact Ms. Garner before September 1 regarding the required institutional letter of recommendation
Application Deadline: September 15, 2017

DAAD German Academic Exchange Scholarship 

Undergraduate Study 

The DAAD undergraduate scholarship is designed to support study abroad in Germany and at German universities with extremely generous funding packages. German language ability is not a requirement for the grant, but successful applicants should have the language skills that will be necessary in order to complete their study/research goals. First-Year students are not eligible. According to the program, the success rate for applicants has been 20-30% in recent years. 

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Application Deadline: January for the following academic year 
There is no campus deadline; application is directly with DAAD.

Gilman International Scholarship Program 

Undergraduate Study 

The Gilman Program broadens the student population that studies abroad by supporting undergraduates who might not otherwise participate due to financial constraints. One goal of the Gilman program is to encourage students to choose non-traditional study abroad destinations such as the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and South America. The program aims to support students who are traditionally underrepresented in study abroad, including students with high financial need, community college students, students in underrepresented fields such as the sciences and engineering, students with diverse ethnic backgrounds, and students with disabilities. The program seeks to assist students from a diverse range and type of two-year and four-year public and private institutions from all 50 states.To be eligible, students must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant at the time of application and cannot be studying abroad in a country currently under a U.S. Department of State Travel Warning or in Cuba. For more information, full eligibility criteria and the online application please visit the Gilman Program website at www.iie.org/gilman

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Application Deadline: October 3, 2017 (Spring 2018)
Contact: Susanne Hill

Boren Awards for International Study 

Undergraduate and Graduate Study 

Boren Scholars and Fellows study throughout the world, including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded. Boren Scholars and Fellows represent a variety of academic and professional disciplines, but all are interested in studying less commonly taught languages, including but not limited to Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Swahili. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships are funded by the National Security Education Program (NSEP), which focuses on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security. Applicants identify how their study abroad programs or overseas projects, as well as their future academic and career goals, will contribute to U.S. national security, broadly defined. NSEP draws on a broad definition of national security, recognizing that the scope of national security has expanded to include not only the traditional concerns of protecting and promoting American well-being, but also the challenges of global society, including sustainable development, environmental degradation, global disease and hunger, population growth and migration, and economic competitiveness. 

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Campus Deadline: (Undergradute Scholarship) January 5, 2018
Contact: Regan Garner (rlgarner@ufl.edu)