Cost of Attendance
Good news - freshmen and transfer students are eligible for merit-based scholarships from the USF Office of Admissions! To be considered for merit-based scholarships from the Office of Admissions, students must submit a complete admissions application by the priority deadline. For additional information about the awarding process, please visit Freshman Scholarship Requirements & Timeline.
International Scholarship Deadlines*
Application Submission Deadline: February 15
Application Completion Deadline: May 1
*Not for US Citizens living abroad or international students studying in the US - that deadline is January 15.
These 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.
|USF Green & Gold Presidential Award||$48,000
(Up to $12,000 per year)
|4.00+ GPA and
1340+ SAT (Evidence-Based Reading and Writing & Math only) or
|USF Green & Gold Directors Award||$36,000
(Up to $9,000 per year)
|3.80+ GPA and
1280+ SAT (Evidence-Based Reading and Writing & Math only) or
|USF Green & Gold Scholars Award||$24,000
(Up to $6,000 per year)
|3.60+ GPA and
1210+ SAT (Evidence-Based Reading and Writing & Math only) or
|USF International Student Scholarship||$4,000
(Up to $1,000 per year)
|3.5+ GPA and
1140+ SAT (Evidence-Based Reading and Writing & Math only) or
These scholarships are competitive awards. Meeting the criteria to be considered for a scholarship does not guarantee that a student will receive that award.
|Frank H. Spain and Betty E. Gillies Community College Transfer Scholarship||$5,000 ($1,250 per semester)||Cumulative Transfer GPA of 3.75 or higher
Awarded to the top transfer applicant from each college within the Florida College System. Must be transferring with an AA or approved AS degree.
|Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship||$4,000 ($1,000 per semester)||Cumulative Transfer GPA of 3.50 or higher
Must be a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and submit letter of recommendation from Chapter Advisor to the Scholarship Coordinator by priority date.
|USF International Transfer Student Scholarship||$2,000 ($500 per semester)||Cumulative postsecondary GPA of 3.50 or higher with a minimum of 60 transferable credit hours.|