Dates and Deadlines for 2017-2018 Scholars Aug 2017 TBD: Make-up Orientation Session for new University Scholars Program scholars. Sept. 1, 2017: Deadline to complete the University Scholars profile 2016-2017 Form, and send your photo to Donna Jackson at email@example.com. To receive your fall stipend, you must complete the University Scholars profile form and submit your photo by Sept. 1, 2017. The link to the profile form is here. September 15, 2017: Stipend 1 ($750.00) submitted to process for all USP Scholars. Note: Please be sure to set up direct deposit with the University of Florida. For instructions to set up direct deposit please click here. It could be up to four weeks before you see the disbursement in your bank account, so please be patient! January 5, 2018: Florida Opportunity Scholars disbursement form due for FOS Scholars only January 19, 2018: Stipend 2 ($1000) submitted to process for Florida Opportunity Scholars ONLY Feb. 16, 2018: Deadline to apply for the Best Paper Award. Please go to the JUR website for details and to submit your paper. March 2, 2018: UF Research Symposium Abstracts due March 22, 2018: UF Undergraduate Research Symposium April 6, 2018: Deadline to meet the research paper requirement April 19, 2018: Stipend 2 ($1000) submitted to process for USP Scholars who are not Florida Opportunity Scholars. Note: It could be up to FOUR weeks before you see this disbursed to your bank account via direct deposit.