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Spring 2021 Scholarships

Dean’s Office Scholarships

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office is pleased to award a variety of scholarships to its undergraduate students every Fall semester. In order to apply for a scholarship, you must:

  • Be enrolled at UF as a full-time undergraduate student (minimum of 12 credits hours) in the Fall following your Spring application
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0

Transfer students must have completed at least one (1) semester at UF to be eligible to apply.

No more than one CLAS scholarship may be awarded to an applicant each year. The college will match your application to the scholarship for which you qualify. To review the qualifications for each scholarship, please see below.

A completed scholarship packet will consist of the application and a copy of your unofficial transcript (these can be accessed for free on ONE.UF).

The application for scholarships will be made available on February 1st, 2021 and will be due by 4:30pm on April 4, 2021.  Completed applications must be submitted electronically to Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

You must be an undergraduate student in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences in order to apply for one of these scholarships.

A complete list of CLAS Dean’s scholarships are found here.

Memorial Scholarships

O. Ruth McQuown Scholarship Award

In memory of this friend and colleague (1920-1984), the O. Ruth McQuown Scholarship Award has been established to aid scholars who best exemplify her values, achievements, and commitment to social issues (including addressing issues and fostering opportunities for women, racial minorities and those of low socio-economic background).

For undergraduate students, awards of varying amounts will be available. In recent years, awards have ranged from $500 to $3,000.

Cynthia W. Colangelo Award for Breast Cancer Awareness

This award supports students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences who are actively involved in the fight against breast cancer through community service and activities.

Award amounts will vary from $250 to $1000 per recipient, depending on the number of selected recipients. Recipient(s) will be selected each Spring semester on the basis of a personal essay.

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University Women’s Club Scholarships

The University Women’s Club awards scholarships each spring to undergraduate juniors and seniors. The requirements for consideration include full time enrollment at the University of Florida, current junior or senior status, a minimum 3.6 GPA, and participation in campus and/or community activities. In addition, there are two awards specifically designated for undergraduate or graduate students with a disability that are presented from the Rita O’Connell Scholarship Foundation.