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Student Scholarships, Awards and Opportunities

Scholarships and awards are available for undergraduate and graduate students. CALS awards more than $400,000 in scholarships annually.

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  • Undergraduate Scholarships
    • Scholarships

      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.

  • Undergraduate Awards
    • Awards

      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
CALS Scholarship awards medals

Student scholarship and awards recipients are recognized at the CALS Scholarship and Leadership Awards Banquet each April.