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Berkman Scholarship

The Harold and Muriel Berkman Charitable Foundation, Inc. has created a new scholarship for USF student veterans.  This renewable scholarship is for full-time USF undergraduates or any graduate level students with preference for students who are recipients of the Combat Infantryman Badge, wounded veterans missing limbs as a result of combat activities, and veterans who received the Purple Heart. The scholarship is worth $1000 for one semester.  

The Harold and Muriel Berkman Charitable Foundation has announced that it will over a minimum of two $1000 scholarships to USF student-veterans for the Spring 2016 term. The scholarship is for full-time undergraduate and graduate level student-veterans, and full or part-time doctoral student-veterans.

Preference is given for those veterans who are recipients of the Combat Infantryman's Badge (CIB), wounded veterans missing limbs as a result of combat activities, and veterans who received the Purple Heart Medal.
However, it is suggested that any USF student-veteran who is the recipient of the Combat Action Badge or conducted combat operations in Iraq or Afghanistan apply for the scholarship.

If you are interested in this scholarship, please go to the (www.usf.edu)/University Scholarships and Financial Aid/USF Foundation Scholarships/Student Veteran Scholarship for the application. If you have any questions, contact Veterans Support Coordinator Steve Horton (USF Office of Veteran Success) at 974-6459.

Dr. Berkman is a World War II veteran, having served in the U. S. Army as an infantry soldier during the Battle of the Bulge (December 1944).

To apply:

  1. Complete the APPLICATION.
  2. Submit a DD 214 (military records for service activites and honors)
  3. Submit a resume (including awards, volunteer work, etc.)
  4. Submit a statement of impact:  Describe in 200 words or less why this scholarship is important to you and the impact you foresee it having on your college experience

All submissions need to be in Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat (.PDF) format.  Please submit them to the following organization:

USF Foundation Scholarship Office
email:  USFFSO@usf.edu
Fax:  (813) 974-8855
Mail:  4202 E. Fowler Ave., ALC100, Tampa, FL 33620