University Scholars Program

Undergraduate students from any College who wish to conduct research with a faculty member in the College of Medicine are eligible to compete for this award. Applicants must have maintained an overall GPA of 3.0 or better, and have at least one more year of undergraduate studies remaining. Students should contact a faculty member with whom they would like to conduct research and then complete the University Scholars Program application form that is available at the USP web site (http://www.scholars.ufl.edu/).

Nomination packets should be submitted by the student or faculty mentor to Ms. Robyn Screws (Harrell Medical Education Building Suite 455, or send to PO Box 100239).  These packets must include the following items:

  • Completed University Scholars Program application form (available at the University Scholars Program home page) including the summary of the proposed research project and the supporting letter from the faculty mentor
  • An official sealed copy of the student’s undergraduate transcripts, including cumulative GPA

College of Medicine News

A spotlight on women

November 15, 2017

Panel discussion on women, diabetes and health equity commemorates World Diabetes Day

A determination to succeed

November 9, 2017

Edward Jaffe, M.D. ’87, discovered his love for medicine while serving as a medic in U.S. Army Special Forces

Open eyes and ears

November 6, 2017

UF medical student Bryan Erb pursues his passion for understanding the brain with help from scholarship