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What is the Provost’s Scholars Program?


The Provost’s Scholars Program is a program at the University of South Florida that promotes a three-year graduation timeline and developmental experiences both inside and outside of the classroom for eligible students. To learn more, please visit the Program Overview section.

Who can join the Provost’s Scholars Program?


Incoming first-year students with at least 18 hours of degree-applicable courses, a 3.8 or higher weighted high school GPA (as calculated by USF), and a 1280 SAT or 27 ACT or higher score are encouraged to apply. Current USF students or transfer students from other higher education institutions are not currently considered for admission to the Provost’s Scholars Program. To learn more, please visit the Prospective Students section.

How do I join the Provost’s Scholars Program?


First time in college students applying to the University of South Florida can also apply to the Provost’s Scholars Program beginning in November of the year prior to their anticipated start at USF. Current USF students or transfer students from other higher education institutions are not currently considered for admission to the Provost’s Scholars Program. Please visit the Prospective Students section to learn more.

Can I be a second or third year student at USF and still join the Provost’s Scholars Program?


Unfortunately, current USF students are not considered for admission to the Provost’s Scholars Program. This program is a cohort-model with students beginning together in their first year at USF and graduating in their third year.

How do I apply for the Provost’s Scholars Program?


First-time-in-college students applying to the University of South Florida can apply to the Provost’s Scholars Program beginning in November of the year prior to their anticipated start at USF. To learn more, please visit the Prospective Students section.

Who do I talk to if I want to learn more about the Provost’s Scholars Program?


Please email us to learn more about the program. Both PSP Director Renea Forde and PSP Advisor Audra Santerre can also provide individual appointments to prospective students, which can also be scheduled by email.