Juel Hickman Shannon Smith Endowed Scholarship

Complete the USFAS questionnaire to find out if you are eligible to apply. Requires personal statement, student resume and an essay that describes your major, career plans, examples of how you have given back or plan to give back to the black community and/or any involvement with the USF Institute on Black Life.

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 students.




Yes, the scholarship is renewable


Yes, the scholarship requires FAFSA