Scholarships

Overview

 

The Institute on Black Life administers a number of scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students that were established to provide academically talented students, from diverse backgrounds, the opportunity to study at the University of South Florida.

Scholarship award amounts vary, and depend upon available funding.

The application cycle for 2020-21 is now open. All scholarship applicants must have a FAFSA form on file with financial aid. The financial aid website lists all available scholarships including those administered by IBL. Students should apply for available scholarships online through Financial Aid at this link, https://www.usf.edu/financial-aid/scholarships/.

Applicants for the Institute on Black Life Scholarship for travel are encouraged to apply by March 31st as this scholarship is awarded at the end of April. Other scholarship winners will be notified via OASIS by June 1st. If you do not see anything listed by this date, then unfortunately you were not awarded this time. Thank you and Go Bulls!

 

VERIZON MINORITY SCHOLARSHIP

To provide full-ride scholarship for students majoring (or intending to major) in math and science. Scholarship criteria: full or part-time students, all academic levels, in all colleges, on the Tampa campus. Preference for freshman student.

XEROX ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Black students enrolled in the College of Business. This scholarship is open to full or part-time students, at all academic levels, all majors, on the Tampa campus.

CATHERINE & JOHN LOTT BROWN SCHOLARSHIP

To provide scholarships for full or part-time students, undergraduate or graduate level minority students. This scholarship is for all majors, in all colleges, on the Tampa campus.

BRIGHT HOUSE NETWORKS

To provide scholarships for full or part-time, undergraduate or graduate level, minority, Tampa resident students for any major, in any college on the Tampa campus.

BANK OF AMERICA ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

To provide scholarships for full or part-time, minority, Florida resident students in any major, in any college, on the Tampa College campus.

RUTH AND JERRY BELL ENDOWED MINORITY SCHOLARSHIP

To support full or part-time, undergraduate minority students at freshman level, pursuing all majors, in all colleges, Tampa campus. This scholarship is renewable up to 8 semesters. Preference will be given to Black students.

Institute on black life SCHOLARSHIP

To provide travel scholarships to students participating in overseas study programs in Africa or the African Diaspora. Scholarship criteria: full or part-time students, all academic levels in the College of Arts & Sciences with priority given to Africana Studies majors or certificate earners.

JANET AND SAMUEL OKOGBAA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

To provide scholarships for USF students in need who are full or part-time, pursuing all majors, in all colleges, on the Tampa campus.

ROBERT ALLEN ENDOWED MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Scholarships for full or part-time students, at all academic levels, in all majors, in all colleges, on the Tampa campus.

IVORY CLUB ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

To support a scholarship for full-time students, at all academic levels, pursuing all majors, in all colleges, on the Tampa campus. Preference will be given to individuals who are international students from Africa.

The Institute on Black Life 2018 – 2019 Scholarship Recipients

Ruth & Jerry Bell Endowed Minority Scholarship

  • Ciara Monroe - Behavioral Healthcare
  • Serene Fields - Dance
  • Aqueaya Isham -DEA/PNR
  • Tawana Jerome - ESB/BCS
  • Hiwot Zewdie - Biology/Psychology

Bank of America

  • Angelique Diaz-Torres - Criminology

Xerox Endowed Scholarship

  • Shaheim Ricketts - Business
  • Aham Francis Ikeokwu, Jr. - DEA/PAC

Janet and Samuel Okgobaa Memorial Scholarship

  • Raven Ball - Bio Medical Science
  • Maijah Levert - DEA/EPCH
  • Timothy McDowell - DEA/EPME

Robert Lewis Allen Memorial Scholarship

  • Kiona Edwards - Psychology
  • Ariana Cook - English
  • Zionna Wilson - POL
  • Betty Maxi - CHM/BMS

Ivory Club Scholarship

  • Trinity Daley - Russian
  • Aham (Francis) Ikeokwu, Jr. - Business/Accounting
  • Jonathan Jean - CHM Biology
  • Tawana Jerome - Engineering
  • Ngozichukwuka Agu - Public Health

Catherine & John Lott Brown Endowed Scholarship

  • Aham (Francis) Ikeokwu, Jr. - Business/Accounting
  • Anuoluwapo Aderinwale - Nursing
  • Kayla Halls - DEA/BEC
  • Jonathan Jean - CMS/BMS
  • Ebonie Crittenden - DEA/SPBA (Athletic Training)
  • Cheyenne Robinson - CHM/BMS