Need & Merit based 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.

 
Gainer Family Excellence Scholarship

Full- or part-time students at the junior, senior or graduate academic levels, on all campuses, pursuing all majors, in the Colleges of Nursing, Medicine, Pharmacy, Public Health, Engineering and Education, the School of Social Work, graduate-level students...

Amount
Deadline
$1,000
Mid April–Early May
 
Giovanna Zuppa Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was developed in 1988 and implemented in 1992 by William Zuppa on behalf of the entire Zuppa family. The scholarship honors Giovanna Zuppa, who was born on June 24, 1900, in a small town in southern Italy. Giovanna was very proud of her...

Amount
Deadline
$1,000 +
Late January
 
James D. Captain Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Full- or part-time students, at all academic levels, pursing a Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders in the College of Science and Mathematics at USF Sarasota-Manatee or pursuing a Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology in...

Amount
Deadline
$1,000
Late January–Early February
 
Marcet Family Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is for full-time, undergraduate students pursuing any major in the Muma College of Business, College of Education, College of Engineering, College of Arts & Science, and/or School of Architecture on the Tampa campus of USF. Preference...

Amount
Deadline
$1,000 +
End of January
 
Mindy and Neil Grossman STEM Scholarship Fund

USF students at any academic level, on any USF campus in any college, who are pursing a degree in the academic areas associated with the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Preference will be given to female students,...

Amount
Deadline
Varies
Late January
 
Moonlighting Musicians Scholarship

Full-time undergraduate students pursuing any major in any college on the Tampa campus of USF. Restricted to students majoring in an area of study outside the College of the Arts, but is a participant of an auditioned performance ensemble in the School...

Amount
Deadline
$1,000 +
Mid-April
 
Nathaniel and Barbara Pieper Scholarship

Full and part-time (preference for full-time) undergraduate students, pursuing any major in any college or campus of USF. This scholarship is for bilingual students (Spanish speaking) with a history of self, parents or guardians working as a migrant farm...

Amount
Deadline
$1,000 +
End of January
 
Pat and Frank Harvey Endowed Scholarship

USF undergraduate level students with preference given to the children and grandchildren of former Maas Brothers employees.

Amount
Deadline
Up to $4,000
Late January
 
Pete Peterson Endowed Memorial Scholarship

All USF undergraduate and graduate level students who are dependent children of Winn-Dixie employees.

Amount
Deadline
$1,000 +
Late January
 
Sigma Nu Fraternity Theta Alpha Chapter Alumni Scholarship

USF undergraduate level students who are active members or pledges in good standing with Sigma Nu Fraternity Theta Alpha Chapter, who have demonstrated leadership in a student or community organization, and live in the Sigma Nu Fraternity House.

Amount
Deadline
Varies
Mid-April