Freshmen Admissions Scholarships
Non-Florida Residents 2020 - 2021
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 who have been admitted to a USF System campus.
|USF Green & Gold Presidential Award||$48,000 (up to $12,000 per year)||4.00+ GPA and
1340+ SAT (Evidence-Based Reading/Writing and Math) or
|USF Green & Gold Directors Award||
$36,000 (up to $9,000 per year)
|3.80+ GPA and
1280+ SAT (Evidence-Based Reading/Writing and Math) or
|USF Green & Gold Scholars Award||
$24,000 (up to $6,000 per year)
|3.60+ GPA and
1210+ SAT (Evidence-Based Reading/Writing and Math) or
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
|USF Tradition of Excellence Awards (students receive only the highest award for which they qualify)||National Merit Scholar*||
**Full cost of attendance.
Receive designation as a National Merit Scholar Finalist by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation and name USF as your first-choice school.
**Semi-finalists are awarded $20,000 ($5,000 per year) until they are official classified as a National Merit Finalist and select USF as their 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.
This award must be stacked with an additional Office of Admissions award.
|USF Honors College Scholarship||$2,000 (Based on participation)||
4.00+ GPA and
|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 email@example.com by March 1.|
*The Benacquisto Scholarship Program, formerly known as the Florida Incentive Scholarship Program, is a merit scholarship for high school graduates who achieve the National Merit® Scholar Finalist designation. If a student qualifies for this award, it will replace all other awards from the Office of Admissions, excluding the Tradition of Excellence National Merit Scholarship award. The Benacquisto Scholarship covers 100 percent of the cost of attendance, minus the amount that the recipient receives from Bright Futures and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.