Scholarships Scholarships

The college awards approximately $350,000 in scholarships and $30,000 in assistantships annually to UF undergraduate students. Over 150 individual awards are made to deserving students. Awards range from $350-$4,000 per academic year. All scholarships and assistantships are privately funded.

  • For a full list of endowed scholarships and fellowships available for CJC students, click here.
  • For a list of UF scholarships and other financial aid information, click here.

Application Information

We have two types of applications:

  • The Knight Division General Scholarship application form is open to all University of Florida students enrolled in the College of Journalism and Communications, or in the process of enrolling in the college. Applicants will be considered for the academic year, renewable College of Journalism and Communications undergraduate student awards, unless otherwise noted in the descriptions of individual scholarships. This application posts each November, and is due in early February.

Application Deadline: Feb. 4, 2019

  • The Knight Division Internship & Study Abroad Scholarship application will consider undergraduate students within the College of Journalism and Communications for any available scholarship funds to aid with the expenses of out of town internships and study abroad opportunities. These scholarships are single, non-renewable disbursements, and will require documentation of an eligible internship or study abroad program.

Application Deadline: Rolling consideration

The deadline for submitting an application is 4 p.m. Feb. 2, 2018. If mailed, applications must be postmarked by the Feb. 2, 2018 deadline. All applicants will receive an email acknowledgement that their application has been received and will be notified by email of the scholarship committee’s decisions before April 30, 2018.

Knight Division
1060 Weimer Hall
PO Box 118400
Gainesville, FL 32611-8400
Voice: (352) 392-0289
Fax: (352) 846-2484

Email: pwilkerson@jou.ufl.edu

For additional scholarship opportunities, please review your weekly e-newsletter from the Knight Division.

Additional Scholarship Resources