- University of Florida Graduate Fellowships: PhD students who have been admitted to begin their studies in Fall 2016 are eligible to be considered for these 4-year awards, which are primarily intended to support students’ development as researchers. In recent years, these awards have included annual stipends of $25,000, tuition coverage, and student health benefits. Students must pursue their degree full time to be eligible for this award.
- McKnight Doctoral Fellowships: Provided by the Florida Education Fund, these awards are for African-American PhD students who have been admitted to begin their studies in Fall 2016. This award provides a 12-month stipend and covers tuition and fees for three years. McKnight Fellows are also eligible to receive additional stipends and tuition coverage for an additional two years if there is satisfactory progress toward the PhD degree. Students must pursue their degree full time to be eligible for this award.
- Grinter Fellowships: PhD students who have been admitted to begin their studies in Fall 2016 are eligible to be considered for these 3-year awards. Grinter Fellowships include annual stipends of approximately $2,500, tuition coverage, and student health benefits. The School of Teaching & Learning also provides a Graduate Assistantship to each recipient for the fall and spring semesters for the duration of the fellowship that yields an additional stipend. Students must pursue their degree full time to be eligible for this award.
- American Association of University Women (AAUW) International Fellowships: International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Recipients are selected for academic achievement and demonstrated commitment to women and girls. Recipients return to their home countries to become leaders in business, government, academia, community activism, the arts, and sciences.
- College of Education Scholarships: The College of Education awards scholarships annually to current students who will be enrolled in Fall 2016 or applicants who have been admitted to begin their studies in Fall 2016. Applications are available through the College of Education’s Office of Student Services beginning in November and will be due on February 1, 2016.
- Graduate School Supplemental Retention Scholarships: This award is designed for UF doctoral students who are three or fewer semesters away from graduation, but are no longer eligible to receive a fellowship, assistantship or other funding from their department or college.
- McNair Graduate Assistantship Program: PhD students admitted for the Fall 2016 semester, who had previously completed the McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement program as undergraduate students, are eligible to apply for this 3-year award.
- School of Teaching & Learning Graduate Assistantships: These awards provide opportunities for students to teach or work as a research assistant on a semester-by-semester basis. New and current students should inquire with their program area faculty in the School of Teaching & Learning to learn about Graduate Assistantship opportunities. Recipients receive tuition coverage, a stipend, and student health benefits. Students must be enrolled full time to be eligible for this award.
- College of Education Fien Dissertation Award: This provides financial support to a College of Education PhD or EdD student who will complete dissertation research centered on a reading initiative in K-12 general or special education. Recipients receive a stipend of $5,000 to be paid over two semesters.
- Delores Auzenne Dissertation Award: This award is designed to assist underrepresented minority students in completing their dissertation work. The program provides competitively awarded stipends to Ph.D. candidates who are in the advanced writing stages of their dissertations at UF.
- Graduate School Dissertation Awards: This award provides final term funding for UF PhD candidates in selected majors in the humanities, arts, and social sciences to complete their dissertations through defense, final clearance by the Editorial Office, and graduation. This program is for students who have exhausted all funding and meant to allow recipients time and resources to focus exclusively on their dissertation.
- Madelyn Lockhart Dissertation Fellowship and the Association for Academic Women Emerging Scholar Awards: These awards are to assist full-time PhD students in completing their dissertations.
- Graduate School Doctoral Research Travel Awards: These awards support research-related travel expenses for PhD students in the humanities, arts, and social sciences. It is for students who have inadequate departmental funding to conduct doctoral dissertation research away from UF.
- Graduate Student Council Travel Awards: The UF Graduate Student Council offers travel grants to help graduate students attend conferences and present their research.
- Office of Research and Graduate Programs’ Graduate Student Travel Funds: Doctoral students who have been admitted to candidacy are eligible to apply for these awards that support travel to conferences, symposia, and special research opportunities:
- School of Teaching & Learning Travel Awards: These awards support doctoral students presenting their research at professional conferences. Students apply simultaneously through the Graduate Student Council or the UF’s Office of Research and Graduate Programs. Periodic deadlines are announced in the fall and spring semesters.