25 Under 25

Program Requirements


Applicants must

  • Be a fully admitted undergraduate student in the USF Muma College of Business
  • Have completed at least nine hours of upper-level business coursework at USF OR completed three semesters as a BBN student.
  • Have a minimum 3.0 overall GPA and a minimum 3.0 USF GPA at the time of application.
  • Have demonstrated excellence in at least two of the following areas at the college level:
    • academics
    • leadership
    • professional development
    • community/campus service
  • Applicants must be no older than 25 on April 25, 2019.


  • Students chosen for the 25 Under 25 recognition program will be notified by March 21, 2019.
  • Honorees will have headshots (portrait photos) taken on March 26 or 27.  These headshots will be used for a recognition booklet and social media campaign.  Headshots will be shared with students for personal use.
  • Honorees will be recognized at a reception at Busch Gardens on April 25, 2019 and may have the opportunity to be introduced to business leaders at an Executive Advisory Council luncheon.
  • A roster of honorees will be included in the USF Muma College of Business newsletter and honorees may also be highlighted in news releases, social media, websites, and other news vehicles.
  • A social media campaign will determine which of the 25 honorees will be named the "Most Remarkable" student.

Required Documents

Please submit the following documents no later than 11:59 p.m. on March 1, 2019:

  1. On-Line Application Form
  2. A résumé emailed to bsn-25under25@usf.edu (pdf preferred).
  3. Although not required, students may provide up to two reference letters that provide proof of significant community service, leadership, or professional development (this is a change from prior years). Reference letters must be received by 11:59 p.m. on March 1, 2019 (the same day as the application). Only the first two references submitted will be forwarded to judges.