General Undergraduate and Study Abroad Scholarships

The Warrington College of Business’s Heavener School of Business offers several opportunities for students to apply for scholarships: in March for summer semester, in May for fall semesters and again in October for spring semester awards. Over $60,000 in scholarships, in amounts ranging from $500 to $2,000, was awarded this past year to undergraduate business, online business, and students studying abroad.

Scholarship Process

To apply for the study abroad or academic scholarship, complete the online scholarship application. Have your essay, Financial Aid Award Letter and resume saved as PDF documents before you start the application. Application must be completed all at once.

  1. Online scholarship application which includes academic plan and permission for Disclosure
  2. Personal essay with a statement of purpose (1-2 pages, double-spaced)
    • Indication of need for scholarship
    • Outline of academic and career goals
    • Description of study abroad plans and goals, if studying abroad
  3. Financial Aid Award Letter as a PDF document (from UF Student Self-Service)
  4. Resume
  5. Letter of recommendation
    Letter cannot be from a Heavener School of Business International Programs staff member. Recommendation letter must be in PDF document format to be uploaded to the application. The recommender may email the letter.
  6. Additional essays (if applicable)

The Scholarship Committee looks at many factors when awarding scholarships including donor-stipulated conditions, academic record, and/or financial need. If you meet one of the special donor-stipulated conditions as specified in the scholarship list below, be sure to include this information in your application.

Application deadlines are 11:59pm October 1 for the spring semester awards, March 1 for the summer semester, and May 1 for the fall semester awards. The FAFSA is required in order to be considered for need-based scholarships.

Eligible Students

  1. Academic scholarships:
    1. Undergraduate Business majors (not accounting) taking 12 credit hours;
    2. Online students pursuing a Bachelor’s in Business Administration
  2. Study Abroad scholarships:
    1. Students (including students from accounting and other colleges) who intend to study abroad on a Heavener International Program (UF in Dublin, London, Madrid, Paris, Rome or Beijing Internship); or
    2. Business-only majors planning to participate on an exchange program

Scholarship List

The income from an endowment is available annually to provide scholarships for worthy students in any business major. Awards are based on academic achievement or financial need with consideration to students studying abroad.

This scholarship is awarded in variable amounts. Selection is based on academic achievement or financial need.

This scholarship is awarded to students studying abroad or from the Tampa area.

This fund supports undergraduate study abroad scholarships in the Warrington College of Business with preference given to study abroad students from Polk County.

This fund supports scholarships for undergraduate business students participating in the Heavener International programs.

The fund supports the Heavener School of Business undergraduate study abroad programs with scholarships for students studying abroad.

This memorial scholarship is funded by an endowment established by Johnson family members and business associates of Forms Manufacturers Equipment, Inc. Eligibility is limited to Management majors, and recipients are selected based on academic achievement or financial need.

This fund supports merit scholarships for students in their junior year (3BA) in the business college with a GPA of 3.5 or higher. The family strongly prefers that the recipients are “well-rounded students” who avoid motorcycles. Applicants will be required to submit a 2-page, double spaced, essay demonstrating:

  • Academic and non-academic interests
  • Avoiding riding motorcycles
  • Highlighting leadership skills
  • Involvement in community service

The fund supports scholarship for undergraduates with preference to students from Marion County.

The scholarship is awarded to business undergraduate students participating in a Warrington College of Business Study Abroad Program.

The endowment supports undergraduate business students based on need or merit. Students from the Tampa area will be given priority in the selection process.

Scholarships are awarded annually from the income of an endowment fund established by friends and former students of Dr. McFerrin, retired professor of Finance and Associate Dean of the College. Selection is based on academic achievement and financial need.

A scholarship to any business major with financial need, with preference given to a student suffering temporary financial setback (death of parent, natural disaster, etc.) and from Martin, St. Lucie, Palm Beach & Dade counties.

This memorial scholarship is funded by and endowment established by the Prosser family for their son, Todd. Selection is based on business students who demonstrate academic excellence and need with preference to students graduating from high schools in Marion, Alachua or Lake County.

A memorial scholarship for students studying abroad who are majoring in Business Administration with course concentration in Human Resource Management.

A scholarship is awarded to finance majors who demonstrate academic excellence. Qualified applicants must be U.S. residents.

A need-based scholarship awarded to finance majors who demonstrate academic excellence and who have completed BUL 4310 or a business ethics course. Qualified applicants must be U.S. residents.

This memorial scholarship is funded by an endowment established by the Schlueter family for their son, Brent. Selection is based on business students who show academic achievement or financial need with preference given to finance majors or members of the Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity.

A scholarship fund to provide support to business students and students who study abroad and demonstrate financial need.