Scholarships

Since it's inception, the USF Alumni Association has distributed more than $5,000,000 in scholarships  to USF students through the generosity of alumni, faculty, staff and friends of USF. You can make a difference in a student's life through a gift to a scholarship. Please consider making a gift to one of the scholarship funds below.

Alumni Association U Club Scholarship

The Alumni Association U Club Scholarship recognizes and assists a rising junior or senior enrolled full-time at USF whose parent or legal guardian is a current member of the USF Alumni Association. Essay and resume required.

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Candy Creamer Shreck Scholarship

A named scholarship created in honor of Candy Creamer Schreck who was a Resident Assistant at USF is awarded to full-time students at the Tampa campus and have a 3.2 GPA or higher.  Preference given to Resident Assistants.  Essay and resume required.

Description and Application


John and Dawn Dittig Endowed Scholarship

The John and Dawn Dittig Scholarship was established to assist an undergraduate student, with preference given to a student from the Greater Atlanta, Georgia area or the state of Georgia.  The scholarship will recognize a full-time student that has a willingness to get involved and make a positive impact at USF.

Description and Application


Kosove Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarship

The Kosove Scholarship program was established by A. Harrison and Ruth Kosove to support and encourage America’s youth in the development of educational excellence, personal integrity and leadership abilities. GPA and test score requirement, along with essay, resume and letters of recommendation.

Undergraduate Application       |       Graduate Application

Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship

The MLK Scholarship was established to recognize and assist a full-time USF student enrolled at the Tampa campus who best represents the ideals and philosophies of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Essay and resume required.

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Ron Sherman Scholarship

The scholarship recognizes a full-time rising junior or senior at USF that has shown a love for USF through active involvement and a willingness to make a positive impact on the USF Community.  Essay and Resume required

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Captain Jason Holbrook Memorial Leadership Award

The Captain Jason Holbrook Memorial Leadership Award was established by John and Cindy Harper to help benefit a student in the USF ROTC program who has demonstrated outstanding leadership skills. Essay required.

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Eugene and Mary Lou Powell Veterans Services Last Mile Scholarship

The Eugene and Mary Lou Powell Veterans Services Last Mile Scholarship assists veterans from any branch of service in completing their degree after G.I. Bill funding is exhausted. This scholarship will award in the fall of 2016. Essay required.

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Veterans Services Last Mile Scholarship

Veterans Services Last Mile Scholarship assists veterans from any branch of service in completing their degree after G.I. Bill funding is exhausted. We are currently building this scholarship to get to an endowed level.  The scholarship will be awarded once it reaches the minimum endowment level.  Essay required.

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Judge Raymond O. Gross Scholarship

The scholarship recognizes a full-time student, with preference given to a student pursuing a career in public service, which has exhibited community involvement and leadership experience.

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Chris G. Zutes Memorial Scholarship

The Chris G. Zutes Memorial Scholarship has been established to help support graduate students who are pursuing academic initiatives in infectious disease research at the USF Florida Center of Excellence for Drug Discovery & Innovation.

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USF Alumni Association LGBT Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to USF students who demonstrate academic achievement, have unmet financial need and have contributed to the welcoming climate for all students, including those with a different sexual orientation, and thus support their academic, personal and social development.

Description and Application       |       Make a Gift. Help a Student         |       Make a Pledge


Jose Garcia and Family Scholarship Fund

This scholarship provides annual scholarship for a freshman enrolled at USF who is from the Tampa Bay area. The selected student should be a full-time student entering their freshman year, and they may reapply for the scholarship. The recipient must demonstrate good academic achievement and personal qualities.

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Arete Alumni Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship is to provide support to USF student members of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity with preference given to those majoring in Business, Science, Technology, Education or Engineering on all USF campuses.

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Black Alumni Legacy Endowed Scholarship

The scholarship will provide financial assistance for a full-time student of any classification currently enrolled at the University of South Florida. The recipient must demonstrate a desire to provide continued service to the Black Alumni Legacy and the community in its entirety. Essay Required.

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Alumni Chapter & Society Scholarships

USFAA-sponsored alumni groups have established scholarships to support students from their local communities or with a common academic interest. You can support these scholarships by making a gift to one of the funds below:

Atlanta Alumni Chapter Scholarship

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Behavioral & Community Science Alumni Scholarship

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Broward County Alumni Chapter Scholarship

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Business Alumni Society Scholarship

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Engineering Alumni Society Scholarship

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Geology: Sam B. Upchurch Field School Geology Society Scholarship

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Jacksonville-St. Augustine Alumni Chapter Scholarship

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Los Angeles Alumni Chapter Scholarship

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Miami-Dade Alumni Chapter Scholarship

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Music Alumni Society Scholarship

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New York City Alumni Chapter Scholarship

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Orlando Alumni Chapter Scholarship

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Palm Beach County Alumni Chapter Scholarship

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Pasco County Alumni Chapter Scholarship

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Pinellas County Alumni Chapter Scholarship

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Psychology Alumni Society Scholarship

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Sarasota Manatee Alumni Chapter Scholarship

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Tampa Alumni Chapter Scholarship

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USF St. Petersburg Alumni Society Scholarship

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Washington D.C. Regional Chapter Scholarship

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To learn more about a scholarship or to apply please contact Latoya Wider at 813 974-1877 or email lwider@usf.edu

 

For information on starting a scholarship or supporting a current one please contact Kemel Thompson at 813-974-1891 or kemel@usf.edu.