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 (

Nomination packets should be submitted by the student or faculty mentor to Ms. Ashley Jarrell (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

Free to be

April 19, 2018

Medical student Jeffrey Ferrell works to eliminate disparities in LGBTQ health care with help from scholarship

Full of beauty and strength

April 13, 2018

Sarah Vinson, M.D. ’07, works to strengthen underserved communities through mental health treatment

Celebrating scientific discovery

April 13, 2018

UF biomedical sciences PhD students present research at 2018 Medical Guild Graduate Research Symposium