Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering

The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering empowers leaders to drive solutions for health care, security and sustainability. Through one of largest and most dynamic engineering programs in the nation, Gator engineers master a multi-disciplinary approach to discover innovative and human-centered solutions for some of society’s greatest challenges. Focused on Powering the New Engineer, the college spans across nine departments and offers 15 degree programs dedicated to creating a human-centered approach that focuses on innovation and discovery that will contribute to the economy and global community.

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Dean’s Excellence Fund

Gifts made to the Dean's Excellence Fund help students through experiential learning opportunities that emphasize team-based learning, ...

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Your Impact

Nationally respected business leader named University of Florida’s Gator of the Year
1972 graduate Linda Parker Hudson called one of ‘50 Most Powerful Women in Business’
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Giving Opportunities

Accenture Engineering Fund

This fund was established in 1999 to support academic programs for undergraduate students in ...

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Addison Franklin Marshall Scholarship in Civil Engineering

Mr. Marshall's widow, Eloise, and three sons created this scholarship in his memory. Two sons ...

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Alan M. Jacobs Memorial Fund

This fund was established in 2007 by Lawrence Jacobs in memory of his brother, Alan M. Jacobs, ...

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Albert L. Holloway Graduate Research Endowment

This fund was established by Albert L. Holloway in 2000 to support the research expenses of ...

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Alumni Professorship of Materials Science and Engineering 1

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering offers an accredited bachelor's of science ...

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Alumni Professorship of Materials Science and Engineering 2

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering offers an accredited bachelor's of science ...

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Andrew H. Hines, Jr./Progress Energy Eminent Scholar Chair

This fund honors Florida native Andrew H. Hines, Jr. Hines who graduated from the University of ...

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Arnold J. “Red” Morway Memorial Graduate Fellowship

Joyce E. Morway established this fund in 2002 in memory of her father, Arnold J. "Red" Morway, ...

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Ashok & Suman Jain Endowment, Environmental Engineering

Supports student activities in the Department of Environmental, Engineering Sciences.

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Barbara Goldsby Memorial Fund

This fund was established in 2000 by the late Joe C. Goldsby, in loving memory of Barbara ...

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Barbie and Scott Pressly Rising Star Professorship

To recruit and retain premier junior faculty at the assistant or associate level in the Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure...

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Bill and Bryon Bushnell Graduate Fellowship in Civil Engineering

This fund honors William P. "Bill" and Bryon Earl Bushnell, two brothers who contributed a ...

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Biomaterials, Immune Engineering & Immunometabolism Laboratory

Support research in the Biomaterials, Immune Engineering & Immunometabolism Laboratory within ...

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Blefari-DiGiovanna Family Travel Fund

Biomedical Engineering Graduate Student Travel Support.

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BME Student Design Lab Support

Support for the Senior Design Lab in the J. Crayton Pruitt Department of Biomedical Engineering.

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Bob and Phyllis Dean Fellowship in Coastal Engineering

Dr. Robert Dean, faculty member of the Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering, and his ...

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Botic Family Scholars Professional Pathways Fund

GA: provide undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of Material Science and Engineering with awards that will enhance...

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Brendan S. Beck, P.E. Fund for Sustainability

The Brendan S. Beck Fund for Sustainable Infrastructure has been created in memory of Brendan S. ...

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Brigadier General James P. and Edythe P. Albritton Scholarship

James P. and Edythe P. Albritton established this fund in 2013 to support undergraduate ...

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Bucket Milikin Electrical Engineering Scholarship

Wilford Maurice "Bucket" Milikin, a 1958 graduate, and his wife, Katherine, have spent the ...

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Bud and Kim Deffebach Engineering Outreach Fund

This fund was established by Bud and Kim Deffebach in 2007 to support the Gator Trax middle and ...

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Bud and Kim Deffebach Step-Up Fund

This fund was established by Bud and Kim Deffebach in 2007 to support the Successful Transition ...

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Byron D. Spangler Endowed Professorship in Civil Engineering

This fund honors Byron D. Spangler, professor emeritus in civil engineering at the University ...

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C. Addison Pound, Jr. and Annie Cannon Pound Scholarship in Engineering

The Pound legacy in Gainesville centers around Baird Hardware, Inc. Eberle Baird opened the ...

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Carl Mercer Dow Fellowship Fund in Chemical Engineering

Dow Chemical Company began funding this fellowship in 1985 to support the education of students ...

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Carole T. and Harlan Y. Harrell, Jr. Endowed Fund for Engineering Ethics in ECE

This fund was established in 2013 by Harlan Harrell, Jr. to support ethics education in the ...

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Center for Coastal Solutions Excellence Fund

Operational support for the Center for Coastal Center Solutions. Donations will be solicited on an ongoing basis.

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Charles A. and Constance C. Stokes Chemical Engineering Graduate Fellowship

Charles A. "Andy" Stokes grew up in the small backwoods hamlet called Mohawk near Clermont, ...

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Charles A. Poekel, Sr., Endowed Scholarship/Fellowship in ECE

This fund was established in 2012 by the estate of Charles A. Poekel, Sr. to support ...

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Charles A. Stokes Endowed Professorship in Chemical Engineering

In setting up the Charles A. Stokes Professorship in Chemical Engineering, Charles A. "Andy" ...

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Charles and Elisa Gregg Greater Performance Fund

This fund was established by Charles and Elisa Gregg in 2000 to support teaching, research and ...

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Charles and Mary Pitts Scholarship

Originally established to support the purchase of books in the Department of Civil and Coastal ...

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Chemical Engineering Excellence Fund

Supporting this fund gives the department flexibility in advancing important initiatives, such ...

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Chemical Engineering Faculty Recruitment and/or Retention

This fund enables the department to recruit and retain the best talent to educate students in our...

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Chemical Engineering Graduate Fellowship Fund

This fund enables recruitment and retention of the best and brightest in the Chemical Engineering...

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Chemical Engineering Undergraduate Laboratory Fund

This fund supports the operation, maintenance, and renovation of the undergraduate teaching ...

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Civil Gators Fund

This fund supports the Civil Gators, an association of alumni and friends of the UF Department of...

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Co-op Student Assistance Endowed Fund

Walter McDermon established this scholarship in 1988 to help the College of Engineering co-op ...

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Crom Corporation Scholarship Fund

Ted Crom has a heart that keeps on giving. In addition to being one of the nation's leading ...

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Cunningham Scholarship Endowment

This scholarship was created by the Fernandez Family Foundation to honor Mrs. Joanne Fernandez' ...

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Daniel A. Honig Family Graduate Fellowship

This fund was established in 2012 by Diane C. Honig in memory of her husband Daniel A. ...

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Data Science Research

Support activities in data science research in the CISE department.

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David F. and Cynthia A. Davis Endowed Scholarship

David F. Davis graduated from UF in 1973 with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering. Davis ...

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David Howell, Jr. and Dan Howell Endowment in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Support scholarships and/or fellowships in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

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Dean and Hazel Williams Scholarship/Fellowship Fund

This fund was established in 2011 as part of a the Dean and Hazel Williams trust to support ...

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Dean’s Excellence Endowment

This fund was established in 2009 by Thomas O. Hunter, along with several other donors, to ...

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Dean’s Excellence Fund

Gifts made to the Dean's Excellence Fund help students through experiential learning opportunities that emphasize team-based learning, ...

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Dean’s Professorship in Engineering

Harris Corporation Foundation, Inc. established this fund in 2005 to support a professorship in ...

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Don A. Irons, Jr. Endowed Fund for Women in Electrical and Computer Engineering

This fund was established in 2014 by Don A. Irons, Jr. to support the University of Florida ...

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Don D. and Ruth S. Eckis Professorship in Electrical and Computer Engineering

This fund honors Donald D. "Don" and Ruth S. Eckis. Don Eckis attended Purdue University in ...

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Douglas Miller Civil Engineering Fund

This fund was established by Douglas Miller in 2007 to support teaching, research and programs ...

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Dow Chemical Company Foundation Professorship in Chemical Engineering

The Dow Chemical Company Foundation established this fund. The Dow Chemical Company Foundation ...

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Dow Chemical Graduate Fellowship in Materials Science and Engineering

This fund was established in 2001 by Dow Chemical Company Foundation in the company's effort to ...

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Dr. and Mrs. Frederick C. Edie Term Professorship in Chemical Engineering

Fred and Bonnie Edie established this fund in 2011 to help support a term professorship within ...

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Dr. and Mrs. Robert B. Bennett Enrichment Fund

This fund was established by Dr. and Mrs. Robert B. Bennett in 1994 to support research and ...

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Dr. Dale Lundgren Air Resources Scholarship

Michael D. Durham established this fund in 2012 to support scholarship and fellowship awards to ...

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Dr. James H. Schaub Student Professional Development Fund

This fund was established in 2008 by the estate of James H. Schaub to support civil and coastal ...

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Dr. Ralph Alexander Morgen STEPUP Program Endowment

Dr. Morgen was a founding professor of the Chemical Engineering Department in 1938. He became ...

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Dr. Sergio F. Galeano Endowed Fund

Supports a merit-based scholarship or fellowship for students in environmental engineering or for compensating undergraduate students ...

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Dr. Waldemar Klassen Excellence in Agriculture and Entomology Endowment

Established in honor of Dr. Waldemar Klassen, former professor at the UF/IFAS Tropical Research and...

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Duke AI Design Challenge Outreach Fund

Support the instructional design, development and implementation of an AI design challenge for K12 students.

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Edward T. Dugan American Nuclear Society Professional Excellence Award

Created in honor of Dr. Edward Dugan, a University alumnus and professor emeritus, and an expert in radiation/particle transport and ...

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Electrical and Computer Engineering Senior Design Experience Fund

This fund was established in 2009 by Robert "Gator" Handley to support and enhance the design ...

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Electrochemical Energy Research Fund

Support research for electrochemical energy storage and conversion.

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Engineering Education Peers Mentor Program

Support for the Freshman Design Course's Undergraduate Course Assistants (Peer Mentors).

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Engineering Leadership Fund

This fund was established in 2012 by several donors to support programs related to leadership ...

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Engineering Multicultural Fund

Enhance the recruitment and retention of underrepresented students in the HWCOE.

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Engineers Without Borders

Support activities for Engineers Without Borders (EWB) program that allows students the opportunity...

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Erich Farber Scholarship Endowment

Established in 2012 by a group of donors to honor Erich Farber and support undergraduate or ...

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Ethyl Corporation Educational Fund

This fund was established in 1995 to support the Department of Chemical Engineering in the ...

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Eugene P. Goldberg Lectureship Series Fund

This fund wll invite top industry leaders, visiting professors, scholars, and lectures to teach students.

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Experiential Learning Fund

Support work related to undergraduate courses and research in advanced manufacturing and production in the departments of Mechanical and...

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ExxonMobil Gator Alumni Faculty Endowment for Chemical Engineering

This fund was established by Christopher and Julianne Birdsall to support faculty endeavors in ...

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F. N. Rhines and W. R. Tarr Scholarship

Walter R. Tarr created this fund in 1986, naming the scholarship, in part, after the department ...

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Fahien Endowed Teaching Scholarship

Born in 1923 in St. Louis, Mo., Raymond W. Fahien was both professor and chairman of the ...

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Florence and Melvin Eickhorst Scholarship/Fellowship in Mechanical and/or Electrical Engineering

This fund was established in 2008 by the estate of Florence and Melvin Eickhorst. Melvin was ...

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Florida Environmental Scholarship

This endowed scholarship was established in 1990 to provide worthy students the opportunity to ...

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Florida Power and Light Company Endowed Term Professorship in Nuclear Engineering

The Florida Power and Light Company is among the largest and fastest growing electric utilities in the United States.

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Frank P. May Endowment

This fund was established in honor of Frank Pierce May III in 1998 for the purpose of supporting ...

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Frederick N. Rhines Professorship

This fund was established in 2007 by Dr. and Mrs. Walden C. Rhines, Trustees of The Rhines ...

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Fyfe Family Scholarship Fund

The Fyfe Family Foundation established this scholarship in 1998. Robert J. (Jim) Fyfe received ...

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Gartner Group Graduate Fellowship

Gartner, Inc. created this fellowship in 1999 to support students in the College of Engineering ...

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Gartner Group Information Technology Fund

With more than 20 years experience identifying and analyzing the trends and technologies that ...

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George L. Kirkland Scholarship/Fellowship in Engineering

George L. Kirkland established this fund in 2012 to support scholarships and/or fellowship ...

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Glenn and Deborah Renwick Faculty Fellows in AI and Ethics

GA: support faculty fellows in UF Health Sciences, Law, Business, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Journalism and Communications, as...

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Glenn and Deborah Renwick Leadership Professorship in AI and Ethics

GA: support a professorship in the College for a senior faculty member to pursue innovative teaching and research that will advance the...

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Glenn and Deborah Renwick Leadership Program Fund in AI and Ethics

GA: support for the Ethics Program, Summit, and Distinguished Lectures in the College pertaining to Artificial Intelligence and Ethics.

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Goldberg Gator Engineering Explorers Program

The goal of the program is to increase the pipeline of underrepresented students in engineering and computer science by building early...

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Gul and Kajal Paryani Undergraduate Scholars Fund

To provide the following: Provide students with financial support akin to a scholarship; Improve course evaluation to benefit all...

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Guy C. Fulton Scholarship in Engineering

Shirley H. Fulton, a resident of Gainesville, bequeathed funds from her estate to create the ...

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H. H. Edwards Scholarship Fund

Harry H. Edwards was an early pioneer in the development of prestressed concrete in the United ...

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H. T. Odum Graduate Fellowship

Howard T. Odum attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where his father was a ...

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Harbert S. Gregory ISE Endowment

Harbert S. and Jane R. established this lectureship to encourage specialization of engineering ...

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Harold D. Haldeman, Jr. Fellowship Endowment

This fund was established in 2012 by Harold D. Haldeman, Jr. to support graduate fellowships in ...

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Harold Mills Hawkins Endowed Scholarship

This fund was established by Marjorie Hawkins in memory of her husband, Harold. Harold Mills ...

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Helen E. Khouri Memorial Scholarship in Electrical and Computer Engineering

This fund was established in 2010 by the estate of Helen Khouri to support scholarships in the ...

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Henry Bauch Engineering Scholarship Fund

Established in memory of Henry Bauch to support scholarships for juniors or seniors majoring in ...

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Herbert E. Pickle Endowment for Excellence in Civil Engineering Fund

This fund was established in 1991 by Herbert E. Pickle to support the Department of Civil Engineering.

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Howard T. Odum Wetlands Research Endowment

This fund was established in 1996 by Howard T. Odum to support wetlands-related research.

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Howard W. and Norma J. Smoyer Scholarship/Fellowship in Chemical Engineering

The estate of Howard W. Smoyer established this fund in 2008. Howard, born in 1913, earned his ...

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Inez Culp Goodrum Scholarship Fund

Richard W. Goodrum established this scholarship in honor of his mother, Inez. Goodrum holds two ...

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Innovation Nexus Building Fund

This fund was established by Bud and Kim Deffebach in 2007 to support renovations of the ...

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Integra LifeSciences Term Professorship

The Tim Brahm Term Professorship in Biomedical Engineering in Biomedical Engineering allows the ...

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Intel/Charles E. Young Leadership Chair in Information Technology

This fund was established in 2010 by the Intel Foundation to support Chair and Chair related ...

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Intel/Charles E. Young Leadership Chair in Nanotechnology

This fund was established in 2010 by the Intel Foundation to support a Chair focusing on ...

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Iva and Norman Tuckett Scholarship/Fellowship Fund

The Tucketts established this fund in 1997 to promote the careers of engineering students at ...

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J. Crayton Pruitt Family Biomedical Engineering Excellence Fund

This fund was established by J. Crayton Pruitt and family in 2006 for the purpose of supporting teaching, research, translational ...

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J. Crayton Pruitt Family Biomedical Engineering Professor I

J. Crayton Pruitt and his family established this endowment to support a professorship in the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of ...

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J. Crayton Pruitt Family Biomedical Engineering Professor II

J. Crayton Pruitt and his family established this endowment to support a professorship in the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of ...

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J. Crayton Pruitt Family Chair in Biomedical Engineering

J. Crayton Pruitt and his family established this endowment to support a chair in the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical ...

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J. Fred and Lilly C. Wilkes Endowment

This endowment, established in 2004 by the estate of J. Fred and Lily C. Wilkes, supports ...

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James E. Dykes Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was established in 1997 by James "Jim" E. Dykes and his wife, Yvonne. Jim ...

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James E. Swander Memorial Scholarship Fund

Dr. James Swander earned his master's degree and doctoral degree in nuclear engineering from UF ...

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Joel & Diane Wantman Endowment for Civil Engineering Students

GA: support merit-based scholarships for students in civil engineering or for compensating undergraduate civil engineering students...

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John B. Boy/United States Sugar Corporation Scholarship in Mechanical Engineering

John Buckner Boy dedicated 41 years of his life to the U.S. Sugar Corp. and he was a firm ...

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John C. Biery Scholarship

This fund was established in 2000 by friends, family and colleagues in honor of John C. Biery. ...

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John E. Morton Scholarship

Fred and Frances Morton established this scholarship in honor of their son, John E. Morton, who ...

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John H. and Mary Lou Dasburg Chair in Engineering

Supports the hiring of a faculty member whose research and teaching endeavors address prime ...

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John H. Schmertmann ASCE Senior Geotechnical Fund

This fund was established in 2007 by John H. Schmertmann to support the Department of Civil and ...

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John L. and Marie C. Traina Fund

John and Marie Taina established this fund to provide scholarships for students in the College ...

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Jonathan Hack Memorial Scholarship for Materials Science

MH2 Technology Law Group LLP established this fund in 2006 in memory of Jonathan A. Hack. He was ...

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Joseph and Cyrille Weil Scholarship Fund

Established by friends and family of Joseph and Cyrille Weil to support students in the College ...

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Joseph W. Wunsch Scholarship

The company Silent, Hoist and Crane established an endowed fund in the College of Engineering ...

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Karl A. Kahlert/FACERS Endowed Scholarship

FACERS and parents, Herbert and Patricia Kahlert, established this fund in 2006 in loving ...

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Kemerait Family Internationalization Fund in the College of Engineering

This fund was established in 2012 by Robert C. and Janet P. Kemerait to support students and ...

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Kimley-Horn Excellence Fund

This fund was established in 2005 for the purpose of supporting teaching, research and academic ...

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Knox Millsaps Memorial Endowment Fund

Created in honor of Prof. Knox Millsaps, former chair of MAE and nationally recognized scholar,...

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Korean Scholastic Excellence Fund

In recognition of the achievements of Korean graduate students at the University of Florida, ...

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L3 Harris Communication Graduate Fellowship Endowment

Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government ...

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Leavenworth/McClaskey Undergraduate Scholarship Fund

Richard S. Leavenworth, professor emeritus of industrial and systems engineering at UF, has ...

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Leonard and Rachel Adams Fellowship in Memory of Ann Adams Reeder

GA: support research expenses for graduate students seeking a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering within the College of Engineering...