Application Cycle Now Open!

The application cycle for the 2023-2024 James. W Kynes Memorial Scholarships and Research Awards is open from February 1, 2023 through Wednesday, March 22, 2023.

The deadline for all application forms and recommendation letters is Wednesday, March 22, 2023 by 5 p.m.



Candidates must be current senior-level undergraduate students completing a UF bachelor’s degree program or former UF student-athletes who received a UF bachelor’s degree while playing NCAA-sponsored sports at UF, and who have been admitted to a UF graduate or professional degree program.



To receive an application form, please email Shandy Dawkins (University Athletic Assoication Leadership Development Coordinator) at


Recommendation Letter Forms

You can download these PDF forms and forward them to your recommenders, who must submit them separately from your application form via email to UF Graduate School Awards at



Please email Shandy Dawkins (University Athletic Assoication Leadership Development Coordinator) at or UF Graduate School Awards at