UFIC Scholarships

The UF International Center sponsors a large number of study abroad scholarships. Please scroll below to browse the scholarship offerings for academic year, semester, and summer UFIC scholarships. In addition to the UFIC scholarships, many UF colleges and departments, as well as national organizations, offer study abroad scholarships. (Note: Students who apply for scholarships will be considered for all scholarships that they are eligible for).

To apply for any of the UFIC scholarships below, please click here.

UFIC Summer, Semester and Academic Year Scholarships

  • The Sones Scholarship - The Sones Scholarship for study in France is made possible by a generous gift from Dr. Peter Sones and Mrs. Lindsey Sones. The aim of this scholarship is to provide an opportunity for UF students to earn academic credit towards their degree in an environment which also provides immersion in French culture and/or language. This unique scholarship is open to UF undergraduates a minimum of 2.5 GPA who seek to undertake courses in their major or minor thru study abroad in France on a UF approved, credit-bearing, exchange, or provider program. Students who elect to participate in a credit-bearing research project in a French institute are also eligible to apply. Selected Sones Scholars will be awarded $5,000.

  • UF International Center Scholarships– These scholarships are given to students studying for a semester or academic year on either a UF Sponsored or UF Approved program. Students are selected based on their academic performance and extracurricular activities at UF. Students applying for Fall/Spring must be studying abroad for at least 90 days. Academic Year Scholarships are for $2,000 while semester scholarships are for $1,000.

  •  UFIC Summer Scholarships – These scholarships are given to students who are attending UF Sponsored summer programs. A faculty review committee selects awardees based on their academic performance and extracurricular activities at UF. Summer scholarships award $ 1,000 each.

  •  UFIC Summer Merit Scholarships - These scholarships are awarded to students with a minimum of 3.5 GPA and are attending UF Sponsored or UF Approved Summer programs. Each of the scholarships is for $1000.

  •  Wentworth Honors Scholarships – These scholarships are designated for Honors students. Each of the scholarships is for $1000.

  •  Irene Phillips Alliance Scholarships – These scholarships were established in memory of Irene Phillips, the mother of Paul Phillips, who serve on the External Advisory Board of the UF International Center. The scholarships are designated specifically for Alliance Scholars. The number and amount of awards vary. These scholarships are available for both the summer and semester terms.
  • Learning without Borders Study Abroad Scholarship - The UF International Center is pleased to announce the Learning without Borders Study Abroad Scholarship. These scholarships are part of a broader initiative to increase study abroad opportunities for undergraduate students. Scholarships will be awarded to students who are Pell Grant recipients attending UF Sponsored summer programs. To be considered, eligible students should select “Pell Grant recipient” in the drop-down menu within the UFIC Summer Scholarship application. A review committee selects awardees based on their academic performance and extracurricular activities at UF. The summer 2015 scholarship award is $3,000 each.