The college awards more than $172,000 in scholarships annually, in amounts ranging from $500 to $2,000. Scholarship applications open January-February with award funds disbursed during the following Fall semester. The Scholarship Committee will make recommendations on each merit-based scholarship based on applicant qualifications and donor-stipulated conditions.

If you are a donor or alumni who wishes to make a scholarship gift to the college, please contact our development team.

Important Notes About Scholarships

  • Please review eligibility requirements for undergraduate or graduate scholarships. Applicants who do NOT meet the minimum eligibility requirements will not be reviewed.
  • Attendance at the Fall Scholarship Convocation is MANDATORY for all award recipients. This includes online/UFO students and students who graduate in spring or summer of 2019.  Failure to attend the convocation event will result in award forfeiture.
  • If a student changes his/her major outside of the College or leaves the University for any reason between the time they receive notification of the award and the financial award disbursement date, the recognition and financial award will be forfeited. It is the student’s responsibility to notify the College immediately of any change.
  • NOTE: Scholarship funds will be disbursed after the scholarship convocation in September 2019.

Application Process

  • The 2019 application will open January 7, 2019 with an application deadline of 4:00pm on February 7, 2019.
  • The deadline for all application materials is February 7, 2019 by 4:00pm. This is a STRICT deadline and applications/resumes received on or after 4:01pm will NOT be considered.
  • Complete the online scholarship application which includes:
    • A personal statement (2500 character limit including spaces) submitted via the online application: Please describe your academic and career goals and how your experience at UF/HHP has helped you prepare to achieve these goals.  Discuss how any personal experiences or campus involvement has impacted or influenced your career goals (student organizations, leadership opportunities, research, community service, etc.).
    • Email a copy of your current resume/CV (PDF or Word format) to Sarah Eberhart by the posted deadline. Failure to submit a resume/CV will void your application.
  • Incomplete or late applications will NOT be accepted.
  • Applications are reviewed by the college scholarships committee. All award notifications will be sent via email no later than May 10, 2019.

If you have questions about the application process or eligibility requirements, please email Sarah Eberhart at

Minimum Qualifications for Scholarship Applicants


  • Health and Human Performance major
  • Enrolled full-time (a minimum of 12 credits per semester)
  • Minimum 3.0 UF GPA
  • Minimum 3.0 Universal Tracking GPA
  • Minimum 3.0 upper division GPA (if applicable)
  • Have successfully completed a minimum one semester in the college at the time of application

Note: Students completing the combined degree (4/1) program should apply for undergraduate scholarships.


  • Health and Human Performance major
  • Enrolled full-time (a minimum of 9 credits per semester)
  • Minimum 3.0 UF GPA
  • Have successfully completed a minimum one semester in the college at the time of application