College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is the largest college on campus, providing the university’s core curriculum. From astronomy to zoology, the college’s faculty and students are committed to leading the academic quest to understand our place in the universe, and to help shape our society and environment. CLAS is dedicated to increasing alumni support and participation; internship, research and international study abroad experiences; and providing innovative instructional lab and teaching spaces for students and faculty.

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Giving Opportunities

2 Lt. Michael E. McGahan Memorial Scholarship/Fellowship

Tim and Carolyn McGahan, along with Ladd and Leslie Tsukamoto, established this endowment in ...

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Albert A. Sanchez, Jr. Lectures in Philosophy

This fund was created in 2007 by Albert A. Sanchez, Jr. to support lectures to be used in ...

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Albert Brick President’s Professorship in English

This fund was established in 2007 by the estate of Albert Brick to support a professorship in ...

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Albert C. and Vanda N. O’Neill, Jr. Liberal Arts and Sciences Excellence Fund

This fund was created in 1998 by University of Florida alumni Albert O'Neill, Jr. and Vanda ...

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Alexander Grass Chair in Jewish Studies

University of Florida law alumnus of 1949, Alexander Grass, established this $1 million ...

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Alice M. Zirger Memorial Scholarship

Alice Marie Zirger was born in Fond du Lac, Wis. She moved to Gainesville in 1979 and attended ...

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Alumni and Faculty Pre-Dissertation Travel Award

The Center for African Studies promotes teaching and research on Africa in all the disciplines ...

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Andrew and Jennifer Cottone, III Scholarship

The spendable income from the Fund shall be used for scholarships to students studying in the College in natural science, social science ...

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Andronicus Nicholas Cassas Faculty Fellowship in Greek Studies

Nicholas A. Cassas established this professorship in memory of his father, Andronicos Nicholas ...

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Angelo P. Podes Scholarship Fund

This fund was established by Angelo Podes to support students enrolling in Modern Greek and/or ...

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Angelos C. Langadas Endowment for General Support of Greek Studies

This fund was established in 2012 by the estate of Angelos C. Langadas to support the ...

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Ann R. Stasch Memorial Scholarship

Ann R. Stasch established this endowment in 2000 to foster the academic success of female ...

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Annette Kendall Katzoff Fellowship Fund

The children of Annette Kendall Katzoff established this endowed fellowship to support doctoral ...

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Archie Carr Center for Sea Turtle Research Fund

Support graduate students in the Center and research and conservation initiatives of the Center. (Closing F018541/42 and monies moved...

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Aristotle and Basilios Michopoulos Scholarship

Aristotle Michopoulos established this fund in 1985 in honor of his father, Basilios ...

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Arthur R. Marshall, Jr. Eminent Scholar Chair in Ecological Studies

This fund honors Arthur R. Marshall, Jr., a Florida ecologist and activist who fought to restore ...

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Bertram Wyatt-Brown Graduate Support Fund

Bertram Wyatt-Brown is the Richard J. Milbauer History Professor Emeritus at the University of ...

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Betty and Herman Schram Memorial Fund

This fund was established in 1983 by Ronald Y. Schram for the purpose of supporting guest ...

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Board of Associates Faculty Endowment

This fund was established in 1990 to support staff in Jewish Studies in the College of Liberal ...

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Bob Graham Papers – Archival, Maintenance and Research Fund

Donations to the Bob Graham Papers - Archival and Maintenance Fund will be used to catalogue, digitize, and maintain papers belonging to...

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Brendan O’Sullivan Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Anthropology Major

This fund was established in 2006 by professor Maurice J. and Susan R. O'Sullivan in memory of ...

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Bridget Bernadette Phillips Scholarship Fund

Family and friends established this scholarship in memory of Bridget Bernadette Phillips, who ...

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Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) Science Scholars Fund

Provide support for the Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) Science Scholars Program.

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Burns Amaya Fund

This fund was established by Allan F. Burns and Alba Amaya Burns in 2005 for the purpose of ...

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C. A. Pound Human Identification Laboratory

C.A. "Addison" Pound, Jr., for whom the Human Identification Laboratory is named, was the ...

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C. and I. Polopolus Lecture Series in Greek Studies

Established in 1986 in honor of Constantine and Irene Polopolus, this fund was created to ...

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Carl Mercer Dow Alumni Fellowship Fund in Chemistry

This fellowship was endowed with the combined gifts of University of Florida graduates employed ...

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Carol B. Currier Scholarship Fund

Carol B. Currier, M.D. established this fund through her estate. Born in Cleveland, OH, Currier ...

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Carrie Lynn Yoder Memorial Scholarship

David and Lynda Yoder established this endowment in 2004 in loving memory of their daughter, ...

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Center for African Studies Fund

A general fund for the African Studies Center

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Center for European Studies

The Center for European Studies was established in 2003 and is funded, in part, under Title VI of...

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Center for Greek Studies Endowment

This fund was established in 1986 for the purpose of supporting the Center for Greek Studies, ...

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Charles and Monica Burkett Family Graduate Student Award

This fund was established in 2012 by Charles and Monica Burkett to recruit, reward and retain ...

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Charles E. and Dorothy J. Bennett Fund

This fund was established in 2008 by the estate of Charles E. and Dorothy J. Bennett. Charles ...

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Charles F. Hooper, Jr. Memorial

This fund was established in 2011 by a group of donors to support awards to students studying ...

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Charles H. Fairbanks Scholarship

Dr. Charles H. Fairbanks joined the UF faculty in 1963 as chairman of the department of ...

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Charlotte A. Gunzburger Fund

This fund was established in 2005 for the purpose of supporting the Center for Jewish Studies ...

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Chat Yin Ho Scholarship

This fund was established in 2005 by colleagues and friends in memory of the late Dr. Chat Yin ...

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Chemistry Leadership Fund

This fund was established in 2011 by a group of donors to support projects endorsed by the ...

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Chemistry Teacher Scholarship

This fund was established in 2007 by Hach Scientific Foundation to provide scholarships to ...

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Chemours Geogators Fund

Support the Department of Geological Sciences "Geogators" program, including but not limited to travel expenses, student and staffing...

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Chemours Technology Support Fund in Geological Sciences

Provide support for the Department of Geological Sciences to purchase equipment, including but not limited to tablets and other related...

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Chimerakis Family Scholarship/Fellowship

This fund was established in 2010 by Lee and Theresa Chimerakis to support scholarship and ...

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CHiTra-Center for the Study of Hindu Traditions Endowment

This fund was established in 2013 by donors Vasudha and Ranga Narayanan and Ganga Srinivas to ...

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Christine Geraldson Lassiter Endowment in Creative Writing

Family and friends of Christine Geraldson Lassiter endowed this fund in 2001 to memorialize ...

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Christopher Gierach Memorial Fund

In 2007, this lectureship was established in loving memory of Christopher E. Gierach by his ...

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Christopher Rubow Memorial Fund

Support outstanding students studying Applied Behavior Analysis, with a preference for research interests in classroom management,...

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Christopher Ziess Memorial Scholarship

This fund was established in 2006 by Jack L. Pappas in memory if his grandson, Christopher ...

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CLAS Deans Scholarship

This endowment was made possible by the generosity of a variety of friends and alumni who ...

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Classics Department Endowed Enrichment Fund

This fund was established in 1990 to support the Department of Classics, its faculty and ...

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Colonel Allen R. and Margaret G. Crow Chemistry Fund for Library Resources

This fund was established by Allen R. and Margaret Crow in 2004 for the purpose of supporting ...

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Colonel Allen R. and Margaret G. Crow Professorship in Chemistry

This fund was established by Colonel Allen R. Crow. Crow was born in 1911 in Potsdam, NY. He ...

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Colonel Allen R. and Margaret G. Crow Term Professorship in Chemistry

This fund was established by Colonel Allen R. Crow. Crow was born in 1911 in Potsdam, NY. He ...

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Colonel Allen R. and Margaret G. Crow Term Professorship in Liberal Arts and Sciences

This fund was established by Colonel Allen R. Crow. Crow was born in 1911 in Potsdam, NY. He ...

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Colonel Allen R. and Margaret G. Crow Undergraduate Scholarship and Graduate Fellowship in Chemistry

Born in 1911 in Potsdam, NY, Colonel Allen R. Crow established this scholarship through his ...

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Congregation Beth Jacobs Scholarship Fund

Provide scholarships to graduate and undergraduate students in Jewish Studies.

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Contrasena Graduate Fund

Support an annual award for a graduate student in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese studies to be used toward experiential...

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Council for International Cooperation, Inc. Scholarship for Chinese Studies

This fund was established by the Council for International Cooperation, Inc. in 2009 to support ...

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Craig Hunter Family Endowment for Political Science

GA: provide experiential learning support for students studying state and local politics. Generally, approximately 60% will be used to...

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Creative Writing Endowment Fund

This fund was established in 1987 for the purpose of supporting the Creative Writing Program in ...

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Cutler Scholars

5 total scholarships awarded each year - $3,000/scholarship. Awarded to students in the Economics Department completing research. 3...

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Daniel J. Koleos Scholarship Fund

This fund was created by Daniel and Deborah Koleos in May 2003. A native of West Palm Beach, ...

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Data Science Fund

Support the Data Science Program.

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David and Doreen Vozzola CLAS Fellowships

This fund was established in 2012 by David and Doreen Vozzola to support fellowships and ...

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David H. Levin Fund

This fund was established by David H. Levin in 1996 to support teaching, research and programs ...

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David L. Niddrie Excellence Fund

This fund was established by a group of donors in 2011 to support fellowship and assistantship ...

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David Yulee Lectures

This fund was established in 1995, in memory of David Levy Yulee, to support scholarships and ...

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Dean’s Fund for Excellence LAS

A general fund for the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

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Department of Physics Graduate Support Endowment

Established in 2007 to support research, scholarships, and travel needs for graduate students ...

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Dereck Chiu Counseling Psychology Student Training and Research (STAR) Scholarship

Support graduate travel expenses to defray costs of presenting papers at conferences, speaker's...

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Distinguished Professor Goran Hyden’s Fellowship Fund

Distinguished Professor Goran Hyden is the author of 10 books, edited 13 volumes, published over 50...

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Dr. Andrea Trescot Fund for Graduate Studies in Zoology

Dr. Andrea M. Trescot earned a bachelor's degree in zoology in 1978 in three years from the ...

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Dr. Benjamin L. Gorman Graduate Student Award for Excellence

Benjamin L. Gorman, Ph.D., was a sociology faculty member at the University of Florida from ...

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