Col. Walter E. Barker Merit Scholarship
Support scholarships for National Merit Scholars as long as that designation exists. In the event that designation does not exist, the scholarships could be awarded to any students judged by UF to be outstanding academically and in leadership.
This fund, created to honor the late Colonel Walter E. Barker, provides scholarships to National Merit Scholars at the University of Florida. Barker graduated with a bachelor’s degree in education from UF in 193