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Financial Aid Information

Please find below a list of fellowships and scholarships available to our graduate students, as well as an overview of application and eligibility requirements. Please note that the Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy Department encourages students to actively seek scholarships or fellowships to support their graduate education and professional pursuits. For more detailed information and a comprehensive list of UF Graduate School-affiliated funding opportunities, please visit the UF Graduate School Funding Opportunities website: http://graduateschool.ufl.edu/prospective-students/funding/

 

McKnight Doctoral Fellowship

Eligibility: Minority Doctoral Candidates
Deadline: January 15 prior to intended matriculation semester
How to apply: applicants must submit separate fellowship application directly to McKnight Doctoral Fellowship site (see below for details)

The Office of Graduate Minority Programs, in partnership with the Florida Education Fund, administers the McKnight Doctoral Fellowship for African-American and Hispanic students. The program is designed to increase the number of African-American and Hispanic faculty in the state of Florida. Each fellow receives a base stipend of $25,251.48 with tuition, health insurance and fee waiver for a maximum of five years for a Phd or up to 3 years for a MFA degree. Applicants must be US citizens admitted to a University of Florida Ph.D. program and entering the first year of that program. Applications must be submitted directly to the Florida Education Fund before January 15 to compete for funding opportunities the following fall.

Students are not required to have admission decisions at the time of application submission. Students are notified by the Florida Education Fund of selections decisions no later than April 15.

All application materials must be submitted directly to the Florida Education Fund by January 15. The deadline will be strictly enforced. McKnight Doctoral Fellowship applications can be completed at the Florida Education Fund website, or by calling 813-272-2772.

 

McKnight Fellowship website and Application: https://www.fefonline.org/mdfapply/

McKnight Doctoral Fellowship Funding Structure and Overview. pdf

 

UF Grinter Fellowship Program

Eligibility: Exceptional Graduate Students (Doctoral)
How to apply: Recipient is selected by the Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy departmental faculty and is notified upon acceptance into the PhD program.

Named in honor of Dr. Linton E. Grinter, Dean of the Graduate School from 1952 to 1969, this fellowship helps recruit truly exceptional graduate students. Stipends are normally $2000 to $4000. Grinter Fellowship awards should be used to recruit new PhD or MFA students to the University of Florida. PhD students will be funded up to three academic years, and award beyond the first year is contingent upon satisfactory student progress and overall 3.0 GPA. Please see guidelines below for more detail.

UF Grinter Fellowship, UF Guidelines: http://graduateschool.ufl.edu/prospective-students/funding/fellowships/grinter-guidelines/

Grinter Fellowship Guidelines Effective Fall 2017

 

UF Graduate School Preeminence Awards

Eligibility: Exceptional Graduate Students (Doctoral)
How to apply: Recipient is selected by the Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy departmental faculty and is notified upon acceptance into the PhD program.

Effective Fall 2017 the Graduate School Fellowship (GSF) will be termed the Graduate School Preeminence Award (GSPA). The purpose of the Graduate School Preeminence Awards (GPSAs) is to assist PhD programs to offer highly competitive research/teaching assistantship stipends to their strongest PhD applicants. The GSPA structure is a collaboration between academic programs and the Graduate School. Please visit the UF GSF Guidelines webpage for detailed information, found here: http://graduateschool.ufl.edu/prospective-students/funding/fellowships/graduate-school-preeminence-awards/