The Richardson Scholarships

Scholarship Applications

The Richardson Family Scholarships

The Alice C. Richardson Endowed Scholarship

Level: Undergraduate 
Majors Eligible: Exceptional Student Education 

This scholarship supports scholarships for full or part-time new freshman or currently enrolled undergraduate students majoring in Exceptional Student Education in the USF Tampa College of Education. This scholarship is based on merit and can be awarded for two semesters.

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The Laurie Ann Richardson Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Level: Graduate
Majors Eligible: Exceptional Student Education

This scholarship is for graduate students pursuing a Masters Degree in Exceptional Student Education in the USF Tampa College of Education. This scholarship is based on merit and can be awarded up to two semesters. 

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The Cathy Lynne Richardson Endowed Scholarship

Level: Graduate (Doctoral)
Majors Eligible: Exceptional Student Education

This scholarship was created to support doctoral students majoring in Exceptional Student Education in the USF Tampa College of Education. This scholarship is merit based and may be awarded for up to two semesters. 

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Jack B. Richardson Scholarship in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Level: Undergraduate, Graduate (Masters)
Majors Eligible: Exceptional Student Education, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Severe Intellectual Disabilities

This scholarship is for students who are pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Exceptional Student Education, or for new/currently enrolled graduate students who are pursuing a Masters Degree in Autism Spectrum Disorders and Severe InD. Candidates should have a minimum GPA of 3.0. 

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NOTE: Candidates for these scholarships must complete the appropriate Richardson Scholarship Application above and include the following information:

In addition, all applicants must be accepted for enrollment or be currently enrolled as students in the Department of Special Education in the College of Education at the University of South Florida (Tampa Campus).

Make a Memorial Gift to the Cathy Lynne Richardson Doctoral Endowed Scholarship