The McKnight Doctoral Fellowship (MDF) from the Florida Education Fund (FEF) supports new Ph.D. students with the aim of broadening backgrounds among faculty in the state of Florida.
The FEF awards up to 50 of these fellowships each year for pursuit of a Ph.D. degree at the University of Florida and eight other Florida universities.
This fellowship includes…
...for up to five years total for a Ph.D. student.
McKnight candidates who apply to UF are also eligible for a graduate admission application fee waiver. To get that fee waiver, contact the UF Office of Admissions via this link: Contact UF Admissions.
This fellowship starts in the fall semester of your first year in your UF Ph.D. degree program.
Renewal of this fellowship each year hinges on satisfactory academic performance and normal progress toward graduation with a Ph.D. degree.