Freshman Admissions Scholarships

Non-Florida Residents 2018 -2019

To be considered for merit-based scholarships from the Office of Admissions, students must submit a complete admissions application by January 15. For additional information about the awarding process, please visit Freshman Scholarship Requirements & Timeline. All scholarships are awarded on a funds available basis to students that have been admitted to the Tampa campus. Scholarships are not transferrable to other USF campuses.

Scholarship Award/Benefit Academic Requirements
USF Green & Gold Presidential Award $48,000 (up to $12,000 per year) 4.00+ GPA and
1360+ SAT (Evidence-Based Reading/Writing and Math) or
29+ ACT
USF Green & Gold Directors Award

$36,000 (up to $9,000 per year)

3.80+ GPA and
1290+ SAT (Evidence-Based Reading/Writing and Math) or
27+ ACT
USF Green & Gold Scholars Award

$24,000 (up to $6,000 per year)

3.60+ GPA and
1220+ SAT (Evidence-Based Reading/Writing and Math) or
25+ ACT

The above awards are not-stackable.  Students will receive the highest award for which they qualify within the awarding timeline.  All Green & Gold awards are credited in the form of a partial out-of-state tuition waiver; exact award amounts vary based on the number of credits in which a student enrolls each term.

OTHER "STACKABLE" SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarship Award/Benefit Academic Requirements
USF Tradition of Excellence Awards (students receive only the highest award for which they qualify) National Merit Scholar Finalist $20,000 ($5,000 per year), study abroad scholarship and housing priority Receive designation as a National Merit Scholar Finalist by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation and name USF as your first-choice school.
National Hispanic Scholar Finalist $20,000 ($5,000 per year) and a study abroad scholarship Receive designation as a National Hispanic Scholar Finalist by the College Board in the National Hispanic Recognition Program.
USF Honors College Scholarship $2,000 (Based on participation)

4.00+ GPA and
1400+ SAT (Evidence-Based Reading/Writing and Math) or
30+ ACT

For more information visit usf.edu/honors/prospective-students/application.aspx

USF History of Achievement Award $6,000 ($1,500 per year) Recognizes select students who have achieved above average academic records while facing significant socioeconomic, educational, cultural or personal challenges.
USF Ventures Scholars Award $2,000 ($500 per year) Recognizes students designated as Ventures Scholars by the Ventures Scholars Program. To be considered for this award, you must submit your Ventures Scholars certificate to scholarships@usf.edu by March 1.