​College​ of Health Professions Scholarships

All endowed scholarships are available to UF sophomores, juniors and seniors. A limited number of scholarships are available to incoming freshmen, and these scholarships are awarded as part of the regular freshman admissions process. Endowed scholarships range from $500 - $1,500 each year.


Gertrude O. Anderson Scholarship

  • Awarded to students who have a declared a major in nuclear medicine, occupational therapy or physical therapy
  • Four to five scholarships awarded annually*
  • Established by Gertrude O. Anderson




Catharine M. Bowen Scholarship

  • Awarded to students studying in a human service or health-related area
  • One scholarship awarded annually*
  • Established by Catharine M. Bowen ’29 




Dr. Frank R. and Mary Jane Cosiano Scholarship

  • Awarded to students majoring in a health professions program
  •  Three to four scholarships awarded annually*
  • Established in 1997 by Dr. and Mrs. Frank R. Cosiano




Richard E. and Jean K. Davis Scholarship

  • Awarded to students in the physician assistant program who are from locales that are medically underserved
  • Three to four scholarships awarded annually*
  • Established by the family and friends of Richard E. and Jean K. Davis 




Lois Annabelle Foltz Memorial Scholarship

  • Awarded to students majoring in a program in the College of Health Professions or students majoring in an undergraduate licensure program in the College of Education who have a 3.25 GPA or better
  • One scholarship awarded annually*
  • Established by the family of Lois A. Foltz 





Nuclear Medicine Institute (NMI) Scholarship

  • Awarded to students enrolled in the Nuclear Medicine Institute's one-year certificate program who have a 3.0 GPA or better
  • One to two scholarships awarded annually*
  • Established through the generosity of alumni and friends of the Nuclear Medicine Institute 





Dr. Ann Whithaus Nuclear Medicine Institute Scholarship

  • Awarded to students enrolled in the Nuclear Medicine Institute's one-year certificate program who hold a 2.5 GPA or better. Recipients must also have good problem-solving capabilities and show an active interest in the profession.
  • One scholarship awarded annually*
  • Established by Dr. Ann Whithaus as a result of a successful treatment experience with nuclear medicine that was in part administered by graduates of NMI







* The number and value of scholarships awarded each year are contingent on the earnings of the individual scholarship funds.