International Scholars Program

What is the International Scholars Program?

The International Scholars Program (ISP) is an exciting campus-wide opportunity available to all degree-seeking undergraduate students. It represents an avenue to structure your global learning experience through the completion of international coursework, international experience, language learning and co-curricular activities. Define your international learning inside and outside the classroom! Join the UF International Scholars Program.

What are the benefits of enrolling in the program?

You will have an opportunity to:

  • Develop professional career skills
  • Enhance your global and intercultural skills
  • Acquire essential international experience and perspective
  • Grow as an individual and global citizen
  • Identify new, exciting opportunities for international and intercultural involvement

Upon successful completion of the International Scholars Program, you will be recognized as an International Scholar and be awarded:

  • An endorsed Acknowledgement of Completion from the UF International Center (UFIC).
  • An International Scholar Commencement Medallion.

International Scholars Program Components

Coursework (12 credits)

The ISP Program requires the completion of four international courses:

- One or more ISP international courseĀ (min of 3 credits): ISP course list
- The remaining credits may be drawn from the International Gen Ed (N) course list

International Experience or Language Learning

International Scholars are required to complete an international experience, such as study abroad, or two semesters of foreign language learning coursework.

Campus Life Engagement

To expand global experiences on campus, International Scholars attend at least four international and/or intercultural-focused events endorsed by Learning Without Borders.


International Scholars share their global and professional learning journey by developing an electronic portfolio. Students include their global achievements, reflections, and resume through a creative and polished platform. ePortfolio Guidelines.

Lauren Greger
Finance with minor in Leadership

Katherine Chantre
Biology & Anthropology

Chris Vazquez
Finance and Leadership

Lea Lena
Health Education & Behavior

Chizoba Ezenwa
International Studies with minor in International Development and Humanitarian Assistance
Future Peace Corps Volunteer in Benin

Fanning Lin
Microbiology & Cell Science
Future Peace Corps Volunteer in Cameroon

Xue Wang
Science in Information Systems with minor in Chinese Language

Kyria Louis-Charles
Health Education & Behavior with minor in Disabilities in Society



As an International Scholar you have the option of co-enrolling in the PC Prep Program. Interested?
Learn more HERE.