Scholarships and Fellowships
Undergraduate Students

The list of available scholarships and fellowships for undergraduate students are below. Please review the criteria and preferred qualifications for these scholarships/fellowships.

Students are encouraged to take note of any that are intended to support students within a professional interest or experience that applies to you and indicate this on your application form. Please then list any relevant interests, experiences or attributes that may align with one or more of these scholarships or fellowships.

Dixie V. Bayer Nursing Fund

  • Scholarship and fellowship awards to undergraduate and graduate nursing students
  • Special criteria: None

College of Nursing Endowed Scholarship Fund

  • Scholarships for undergraduate and graduate nursing students
  • Special criteria: None

Kathleen Ann Long Student Support Fund

  • General support of students in any of the college’s degree programs. Support may be for scholarship awards, travel expenses, research studies, emergency assistance or other purposes.
  • Special Criteria: Awards will be at the Dean’s discretion in consultation with relevant associate/
  • assistant dean or other

Florence and Melvin Eickhorst Scholarship/Fellowship in Nursing

  • Scholarship and/or fellowship to benefit undergraduate and graduate nursing students.
  • Special Criteria: None

Bayard and Arthur Fawcett Scholarship Fund for Nursing Excellence

  • Scholarship for undergraduate and graduate students for tuition, books, supplies, living expenses; recipient will continue to get funding if he/she demonstrates superior performance with GPA 3.33 or higher.
  • Special criteria: None  

Laurie Foster Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • Scholarship for undergraduate and graduate nursing students.
  • Special criteria: None

Mrs. Irene B. Kirbo Scholarship Fund

  • Nursing scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students
  • Special criteria: None

Nursing Consolidated Support Fund

  • Scholarships for undergraduate and graduate nursing students.
  • Special criteria: None   

Ruth Hay and Hans Schrader Nursing Scholarship/Fellowship Fund

  • Scholarship or fellowship awards for undergraduate and graduate nursing students.
  • Special criteria: None

Mary Grace Sorensen Memorial Nursing Scholarship

  • Scholarships for undergraduate and graduate nursing students.
  • Special criteria: None

Walter and Louise Sutcliffe Scholarship Fund

  • Scholarships for undergraduate and graduate nursing students.
  • Special criteria: None

Leta Gertrude Thibert Nursing Scholarship

  • Scholarships for undergraduate nursing students.
  • Special criteria: None

Helene Fuld Health Trust, HSBC Bank USA, N.A., Trustee Scholarship

  • Scholarships to students enrolled in the baccalaureate nursing program at the College of Nursing who are earning their second baccalaureate degree, but whose first degree is not in nursing.
  • Special criteria: Accelerated BSN students only

Jo Annalee “Jodi” Irving College of Nursing Scholarship/Fellowship

  • Scholarship awards to undergraduate students studying in the College of Nursing who maintain a 3.0 GPA. If there are no qualified undergraduates to receive the scholarships, then the funds shall support graduate students.
  • Special criteria: Preference will be given to students in the Accelerated BSN program.

Muriel M. Barr Nursing Scholarship

  • Scholarships for undergraduate nursing students.
  • Special criteria: Need-based

Dora Montebell Colaizzi Memorial Scholarship/Fellowship

  • Undergraduate scholarship or graduate fellowship awards
  • Special criteria: Need-based

Meredith Lewis Glover Memorial Scholarship

  • Scholarship for undergraduate and graduate nursing students of superior academic performance who demonstrate interest and commitment in area of pediatric intensive care nursing.
  • Special criteria: An interest and commitment in pediatric intensive care nursing

Fay and Ernest Jernigan Scholarship for Nursing Excellence

  • Scholarships for undergraduate students
  • Special criteria: Academic merit

Emanuel and Raidie P. Merdinger Scholarship Fund

  • Scholarships for undergraduate and graduate nursing students.
  • Special criteria: Need-based

MSC Patriot Award

  • Scholarships for undergraduate nursing students.
  • Special criteria: An affiliation to any branch of the United States of America’s military (to include active duty, reserve, veteran, retiree, and family members of any of these categories).

Nursing Veteran’s Scholarship

Scholarships for undergraduate and graduate nursing students.
Special criteria: Preference to descendants of veterans demonstrating financial need.

Iona M. Pettengill Nursing Scholarship

  • Fellowships/scholarships for undergraduate and graduate nursing students pursuing degrees in fast-track programs.
  • Special criteria: Students enrolled in accelerated or “fast-track” programs

Dorothy M. Smith Scholarship/Fellowship

  • Scholarships/fellowships for undergraduate and graduate nursing students.
  • Special criteria: Students from low-income families or with other special financial need as determined by the college administration. Recipients must maintain a minimum of 3.0 GPA to be eligible for a renewal of the scholarship or fellowship support.

Shayna A. Teijido Memorial Gator Nursing Scholarship

  • Scholarships for undergraduate and graduate nursing students in memory of Shayna A. Teijido.
  • Special criteria:  Students who demonstrate academic superiority and documented examples of volunteerism during their college career.

Wilder Sisters Scholarship

  • Scholarships for undergraduate and graduate nursing students.
  • Special criteria: Need-based.

Ellen Granberg Eells Excellence Fund in Nursing

  • Scholarships for undergraduate students in the College of Nursing
  • Special Criteria: Need-based and to be given with the following preferences (in order):
  • 1- Residents of Brevard County or those with recommendations from UF alumni in county
  • 2-Residents of Suwannee County or those with recommendations from UF alumni in county