African American Scholarships

The USF Foundation Scholarship Office is committed to being the best resource of customer service to past, present and future USF students and educating and encouraging the development of these students into future philanthropists. We also strive to continually foster lifelong relationships with our donors through good stewardship and to facilitate collaboration and mutual respect with our University colleagues on all campuses, colleges, units and departments.

 
Dr. Israel "Ike" Tribble Jr. Endowed Scholarship

The Dr. Israel "Ike" Tribble Jr. Endowed Scholarship is named for Ike Tribble, a champion of African-American history and scholarships. He was the first black chairman of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce. This scholarship has been established to...

Amount
Deadline
$1,000 +
Late January
 
Juel Hickman Shannon Smith Endowed Scholarship

Full-time undergraduate students, pursuing a major in Africana Studies (Institute of Black Life/Center for Africa) or a major in Elementary Education in the College of Education on the Tampa campus. Preference will be given to African Americans and female...

Amount
Deadline
$1,000 +
Mid-April
 
Ruth & Jerry Bell Endowed Scholarship

Full or part-time, undergraduate minority students at freshman level, pursuing all majors, in all colleges on the Tampa campus. Preference will be given to Black students.

Amount
Deadline
$1,000
Mid-January
 
USF Black Faculty Staff Association Endowed Scholarship

All continuing USF undergraduate and graduate level students who are active in and whose career plans will have an impact on the black community.

Amount
Deadline
-
Late January
 
USF Black Faculty Staff Association Endowed Scholarship

All continuing USF undergraduate and graduate level students who are active in and whose career plans will have an impact on the black community.

Amount
Deadline
Varies
Late January
 
Wanda Lemons Legacy Fund

To recognize the legacy of Wanda Lemons as determined by the CFO of University Advancement. This scholarship is for full or part-time students, at all academic levels, pursuing all majors, in all colleges, on all campuses. It can be awarded two semesters...

Amount
Deadline
$1,000
End of January, beginning of February