The Scholars Programs introduces undergraduate students at the University of Florida to the exciting world of academic research.

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scholars in the academic health center

About the Program

Undergraduate students from any College who wish to conduct research with a faculty member in the College of Medicine are eligible to compete for this award.

Julie Johnson Lab


Applicants must have maintained an overall GPA of 3.0 or better, and have at least one more year of undergraduate studies remaining.

Center for Inflamation and Immunology

College of Medicine

Participating Faculty

Meet the College of Medicine faculty that participate in the University Scholars Program.

Robert Huigens, Ph.D., assistant professor of medicinal chemistry

College of Medicine News

Grateful and committed

Florida couple establishes fund for prostate cancer research and innovation in the UF Department of Urology

‘Lighting the intellectual flame’

Neurobiologist Rafael Yuste, M.D., Ph.D., gives virtual talk at third annual Ph.D. Distinguished Lecture Series

Unsure about the COVID-19 vaccine? UF Health’s chief epidemiologist has answers

Chief epidemiology officer Dr. Nicole Iovine addresses key issues related to overcoming vaccine hesitancy

UF Health scientists study prevalence of a kissing bug disease among Latin Americans in Florida

A UF Health researcher is studying the prevalence of a deadly disease in Florida’s Latin American community