Undergraduate

CSE Scholarships

CSE Chair's Scholarship

The CSE Chair's Scholarship is a competitive $500 scholarship for high-achieving undergraduate students admitted into a Computer Science and Engineering undergraduate program. The criteria for selection include academic standing, leadership, and expected impact from the scholarship to graduation. We seek to support students where the $500 scholarship will reduce the time needed to complete their degree. Apply by filling out this application. Deadlines are August 1st for Fall semester scholarships and December 1st for Spring semester scholarships. Scholarships are dependent on availability of funds.

College of Engineering Scholarships

The USF College of Engineering Scholarship Program provides a broad spectrum of awards designed to recognize a diverse range of applicant characteristics. For undergraduate CSE students, these scholarships include those listed below. Candidates may apply by completing the multipurpose College of Engineering Scholarship application. The deadline for priority consideration is usually February 1 of each year, but this deadline may be extended.

CAE USA, Inc. Scholarship Fund: Scholarships for students at the sophomore academic level or higher, pursuing a major in Computer Science or Computer Engineering in the College of Engineering on the Tampa campus. This scholarship is based on merit, 3.5 GPA or above. Student must have graduated from a high school in the state of Florida and must be a U.S. Citizen. Past award amount has been $2000 for multiple students.

 Joe Rogers Memorial Endowed Scholarship: To provide scholarships to full-time students, at all academic levels, pursuing a major in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Cybersecurity, in the College of Engineering, on the Tampa campus. This scholarship is based on merit and financial need, can be awarded 2 semesters. Preference will be given to a student in the USF Whitehatters student organization. Expected award amount is $2000 for one student.

Matthew James Moreno Scholarship  
Provides scholarships to full-time students at all academic levels, pursing a Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Information Technology major in the College of Engineering on all campuses. This scholarship is based on merit with a preference for financial need and can be awarded 2 semesters

Norman N. Blankenship Family Scholarship for Engineering: Scholarships for full-time undergraduate students pursuing a major in one of these fields: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or Cybersecurity in the College of Engineering on the Tampa Campus.  Scholarship can be awarded for two semesters to a student with financial need.  Preference will be given to veterans. Past award amount has been $2000 for one student.

Peter Pempsell Endowed Memorial Scholarship: Scholarship to assist computer science students with education, who have financial need and a 3.0 GPA. Additional scholarship criteria: full or part-time students, all academic levels, College of Engineering, Tampa campus. Past award amount has been $1000 for one student.

Schnabel-Sparacio Scholarship Endowment: Scholarships to full-time, currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Engineering on the Tampa campus of USF, majoring in Computer Science and/or Electrical Engineering. This scholarship is restricted based on merit and financial need (as determined by FAFSA). This scholarship can be awarded two semesters. Preference for a student who is a United States citizen or a permanent resident of the United States. Consideration should be given to leadership in a student chapter of Computer Science or Electrical Engineering professional societies and/or membership in a related society. Expected award amount is $2000 for one student.