Scholarships & Financial Aid
College can be expensive—which is why we offer generous scholarships to high achieving students in the College of Education. We're proud to award more than $400,000 in scholarships to our students each year through private funding.
Students seeking financial assistance to pay for their education may also qualify for grants. Grants are need based money that does not have to be repaid, and are funded by Federal, state or institutional resources.
College of Education Scholarship Information Guides
Available SPRING 2024 Scholarships
Barbara May Bates Scholarship in Early Childhood Education
Scholarships awarded to full or part-time junior, senior or graduate level students majoring in Early Childhood Education in the College of Education, on the Tampa campus. This scholarship is based on merit with a preference for financial need. Preference will be given to first generation students.
Betty Castor Endowed Education Scholarship
Scholarships awarded to full or part-time undergraduate students pursuing all majors in the College of Education on all campuses. Preference will be given for financial need. Preference for students participating in a College of Education study abroad program.
Global Educators Scholarship
To help offset some of the costs associated with studying abroad, the USF College of Education is awarding Global Educator Scholarships of up to $1,500 to students who are planning to participate in a USF World Education Abroad sponsored program during the 2024 academic year.
Jaeger Endowed Scholarship
Scholarships awarded to full or part-time students, at all academic levels in the College of Education on the USF Tampa campus who are aspiring to teach in the vocational and technical field. Students should have a minimum 3.0 grade point average, exhibit evidence of a strong work ethic, have financial need, and express a desire to succeed.
RoseMarie Kromrey Award
Scholarships awarded to full or part-time graduate students majoring in Educational Measurement and Evaluation in the USF College of Education on the Tampa campus. Scholarships will support the graduate education and/or professional development of recipients.
Claude & Lydia Melli Endowed Scholarship in Education
Scholarships awarded to full-time undergraduate students in the College of Education on the Tampa campus who are majoring in Science or Math Education. This scholarship is restricted based on merit (3.2 GPA) and financial need. Preference will be given to single mothers/female heads of households.
Donald E. Orlosky Scholarship for Educational Leadership
Scholarships awarded to full or part-time graduate students, pursuing an Educational Leadership major, in the College of Education on all campuses. The scholarship is based on merit with a preference for financial need. Preference for a first generation student. Preference for a student on the Tampa campus.
The PowerSchool Fund is used to support students from underrepresented populations, with a preference for students who are financially disadvantaged, working toward their teacher certification. Support may include but is not limited to awards of up to $350 for testing fees, fingerprinting, background checks, and miscellaneous expenses related to Teacher Certification.
Holmquist Educational Consultants, Inc. Endowed Scholarship
Scholarships awarded to full or part-time graduate students, who are in the USF College of Education on the Tampa campus pursuing a masters in Career and Technical Education. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher in the program. This scholarship will be available to state of Florida residents with a preference to students who have a track record of success in career or technical professions with strong leadership potential.
Leslie C. Robins Endowed Scholarship
Scholarships awarded to full or part-time students at all academic levels in the College of Education on the Tampa campus. Students must demonstrate financial need.
Strawn Family Scholarship in Education
Scholarships awarded to full or part-time students at all academic levels in all majors in the College of Education on all campuses.
Applying for College of Education Scholarships for the 2024-2025 school year
Apply for College of Education scholarships through the AwardSpring scholarship database. AwardSpring allows students to apply for USF scholarships by completing a brief questionnaire that shows a list of scholarship(s) they may qualify for based on responses. Some scholarships consider financial need and require that students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
For more information about the award opportunities below, please contact the College of Education Scholarships Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn more about some of our previous scholarship recipients at the links below.