Student Scholarships, Awards and Opportunities
Scholarships and awards are available for undergraduate and graduate students. CALS awards more than $400,000 in scholarships annually.
All full-time undergraduate students enrolled in or entering the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences or the Biological Engineering major are eligible to apply for CALS scholarships.
Scholarship applications for 2014-2015 are now closed.
Undergraduate Scholarship Application (New) - March 17 Deadline
Undergraduate Scholarship Application (Renew) - March 3 Deadline
Notification of scholarship decisions will be mailed to your permanent address in late summer.
Each spring, CALS recognizes undergraduate students who display
outstanding leadership and scholarship with the following awards:
- J. Wayne Reitz Medal of Excellence - presented to the outstanding CALS senior in honor of UF's Provost for Agriculture from 1949 to 1955
- E. T. York, Jr. Medal of Excellence - presented to the outstanding CALS junior in honor of UF's Vice President of Agriculture from 1963 to 1973
- Larry J. Connor Medal of Excellence - presented to the outstanding senior minority student in the College in honor of the dean of the College from 1991 to 1999
- CALS Alumni and Friends Leadership Award - presented to a CALS senior who exemplifies leadership, scholastic achievement and citizenship
Click here to download the awards information and application. The deadline is Feb. 21 at 5 p.m.
Graduate Awards, Scholarships and Travel Grants
Graduate Students may be eligible for Awards, Scholarships, and Travel Grants.
Applications for the Jimmy G. Cheek Graduate Student Medal of Excellence and Jack L. Fry Award for Excellence in Teaching are due Feb. 21, 2014.
Student scholarship and awards recipients are recognized at the CALS Scholarship and Leadership Awards Banquet each April.