Research and Theory Master's

Funding Resources

Funding consideration from College resources is part of the review for admission. No further action is needed for consideration.  For additional funding information, visit the University of Florida’s Graduate School site.

Graduate Assistantships

Graduate assistants have part-time teaching or research duties; they are required to register for reduced study loads, according to the schedule for their appointment. Students on appointment are financially liable for excess credits beyond the required registrations.

Other Funding Sources

CJC Travel Funds

The Graduate Studies and Research Division grants travel funds to students who are accepted to present papers at conferences. A complete list of available travel funding can be found on the University of Florida’s Graduate School site.

Graduate Student Council Grants

The GSC offers grants to students traveling domestically and internationally for conferences and professional development. All students in eligible departments may apply for the grants. The application can be found at our grants website. All questions about grants should be directed to

UFIC International Student Emergency Hardship Scholarship

The UFIC has established a scholarship for international students experiencing unforeseen financial difficulties that are beyond their control.

Scarborough Scholarship

The Scarborough agency established this award to show appreciation for the opportunity to work with international students at the University of Florida.

Scarborough-Maud Fraser Scholarship

The Scarborough agency established this award to show appreciation for the outstanding service provided by the International Student Services Staff. The Award will be given in Honor of Mrs. Maud Fraser, who provided outstanding service to international students for 13 years. Mrs. Fraser retired June 30, 2010.

UF/SFC Development Project

The UF/SFC Development Project is a partnership between the University of Florida and local Santa Fe College that aims to increase faculty diversity at SFC, while providing minority and underrepresented doctoral students at UF with valuable teaching experience. Participants teach three courses per year at SFC and assist in its recruitment and retention of minority and underrepresented students. This program pays tuition, fees and a stipend, an award that may be funded for a maximum of four years. Participants must be US citizens who have a master’s degree in an approved field.

UF Foundation Aid

For a listing of general university scholarships and fellowships that are either endowed or non-endowed.


The Fulbright program involves the participation of a large set of collaborating partners in supporting Fulbright fellows at the University of Florida.