Academics

Office of Veteran Success Scholarships

The following scholarships and awards are administered by the USF Office of Veteran Success. Application windows are announced by email directly to enrolled student veterans and advertised on this website. Scholarship information and deadlines are updated periodically throughout the academic year.

Veteran Leadership Awards

The Veteran Leadership Awards were created to support USF veterans who best demonstrate and exemplify outstanding leadership and engagement qualities, both at their former military level and at their current collegiate level. The award is available for full-time or less veterans and active duty/Reserve, all academic levels, all majors, all colleges, all campuses. The award amount ranges from $1000-2500 for each.

Berkman Family Foundation Veteran Award

The Harold and Muriel Berkman Family Foundation Student Veteran Award is named in honor of Dr. Harold W. Berkman, a World War II combat veteran. The award is available for full-time or less veterans, all academic levels, majors, colleges, and campuses. Preference for Combat Infantryman’s Badge and Purple Heart recipients and wounded veterans missing limbs as a result of combat activities. The award amount is $1000, and may have up to 4 recipients

AFCEA Veteran Award

The Tampa-St. Petersburg Chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) has a long-standing tradition of supporting the advancement of excellence in technology, professionalism, and education as they relate to the vital areas of command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR), electronics, audiovisual and information systems.

Last-Mile Scholarships

The Last Mile Scholarships were created to support USF student veterans of all branches who have exhausted their VA Post 9/11 VA education benefits and require the necessary resources to complete their USF degree.

Next Greatest Generation Veteran Award

The Next Greatest Generation Veteran Fund was created to provide student veterans with a wide range of assistance in meeting special or unanticipated financial needs while enrolled in undergraduate or graduate studies.