University of South Florida
Students graduating from the Judy Genshaft Honors College will be poised for success
in their futures, having invested in their communities, grown as a global citizen,
and challenged themselves through academic exploration. They will be competitive applicants
for national scholarships, top-tier graduate schools, and employment.
To graduate with Honors Distinction and earn the $2,000 cumulative scholarship, First-Time-in-College
(FTIC) students must complete the Community Service, Global Engagement, and Academic Requirements. Continuing and Transfer student requirements are modified.
We believe learning extends beyond the four walls of the classroom. The people and
places in our communities offer lessons that complement and reinforce classroom-based
learning. Students will accumulate 50 hours of community service while at USF, in their hometown or Tampa Bay community. All Judy Genshaft Honors College students will receive a $600 scholarship after completing the Community Service Requirement.
Global awareness is a critical element in the education of twenty-first century leaders.
Studentshave the opportunity to choose two activities from among a variety of meaningful options to build global knowledge and to develop
competency in cultural interactions. Honors students will develop these qualities
through activities outlined in our Global Experience Program.
All Judy Genshaft Honors College students will receive a $600 scholarship after completing the Global Experience Requirement.
Honors courses introduce and develop critical thinking, communication, and research
skills in an intimate setting conducive to building relationships and promoting collaboration.
Students will pursue a rewarding research experience that takes advantage of USF’s
resources as a Top-30 Public Research Institution.
To complete the Academic Requirement, students must take:
All Judy Genshaft Honors College students will receive an $800 scholarship after completing the Academic Requirement.