Dollars for Scholars


The Dollars for Staff Scholars Fund was established in 1994 as a scholarship to benefit Staff employees enrolled in for-credit classes. Each semester, our Staff employees are eligible to apply for a scholarship through this program, when registered for the semester at USF. The fund is primarily supported through the annual Faculty & Staff Campaign. Eligibility requirements include the following:

Eligibility requirements include the following:

  1. Must be currently working on any USF campus as a full-time Staff employee with permanent status. Longevity of servce may be considered.
  2. Must have achieved a minimum of 3.00 cumulative USF GPA. Competitive applications may exceed this minimum requirement.
  3. Must have completed a minimum of six (6) credit hours total at USF during the last three (3) semesters (fall, spring, and summer).
  4. Must be currently enrolled at USF for this current semester.
  5.  Must submit an essay explaining how this scholarship will help you (150-300 words). Essays will be reviewed by the Senate Operations Committee for consideration of the award.

The application period for Spring semester 2024 is Monday, January 29th through Thursday, February 1st. No applications will be accepted after February 1st.

Contact Georgia Mackenzie, with questions.