External Funding (U.S. Citizens Only)

Academic Common Market – Apply for In-state tuition rates (Residents of TX, LA, OK, AR, MS, AL, GA, SC, TN, KY, WV, VA, MD, DE).

AAUW Career Development Grants – Career Development Grants provide up to $12,000 to women who hold a bachelor’s degree and are preparing to advance or change careers or reenter the workforce. Primary consideration is given to women of color and women pursuing their first advanced degree or credentials in nontraditional fields. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents whose last degree was received before June 30, 2012.

Boren Fellowships – Boren Fellowships provide up to $30,000 to U.S. graduate students to add an important international and language component to their graduate education through specialization in area study, language study, or increased language proficiency.

Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships for languages spoken in Africa and Latin America – Fellowships provide a stipend of $15,000 per academic year and cover the cost of tuition and fees (12 credits per semester) and are offered for any one of the regularly taught languages (Akan, Amharic, Arabic, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, Swahili, Wolof, Yoruba, and Zulu). Applicants must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States and be admitted to a graduate program at the University of Florida.

Hispanic Scholarship FundHSF Scholarships and Becas Univisión provide up to $5,000 for graduate students of Hispanic heritage who are US citizens or permanent residents.

Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans – Thirty Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans (immigrants or children of immigrants) will be awarded in March 2015 on the basis of a single national competition. Each fellowship supports up to two years of graduate study – in any field and in any advanced degree-granting program – in the United States.

Humane Studies Fellowships – The Humane Studies Fellowship is a non-residency fellowship program that awards up to $15,000 per year to pursue a liberty-advancing career in academia. The prestigious fellowship also comes with individual advising and access to an extensive support network of over 5,000 scholars to help ensure academic success, both before and long after you receive your degree.

USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship Program – If you want to work on the front lines of some of the most pressing global challenges of our times — poverty, hunger, injustice, disease, environmental degradation, climate change, conflict and violent extremism – the Foreign Service of the U.S. Agency for International Development provides an opportunity to advance U.S. foreign policy interests and reflect the American people’s compassion and support of human dignity. The Payne Fellowship, which provides up to $90,000 in benefits over two years for graduate school, internships, and professional development activities, provides a unique pathway to the USAID Foreign Service.

Rangel Graduate Fellowship – The Rangel Graduate Fellowship is a program that aims to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers in the Foreign Service in which they can help formulate, represent and implement U.S. foreign policy.  Beginning in 2015, the Rangel Program will select 30 outstanding Rangel Fellows annually in a highly competitive nationwide process and helps support them through two years of graduate study, internships and professional development activities, and entry into the Foreign Service.

Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship – Pickering Fellows are undergraduate and graduate students in academic programs relevant to international affairs, political and economic analysis, administration, management, and science policy. Pickering Fellows receive mentoring, professional development, and financial support as they prepare to enter the Foreign Service.  Upon successful completion of the Foreign Service examination, Pickering Fellows make a commitment to a minimum of five years of service in an appointment as Foreign Service Officer.

P.E.O. Educational Loan Fund – Female U.S. citizens and permanent residents, maximum of $15,000 for master’s degree.