Scholarships and Grants

Students at Graduation Ceremony

College can be expensive 鈥 which is why we offer generous scholarships to high-achieving students. Scholarships are based on academic merit and do not need to be repaid. The USF College of Education is proud to award more than $400,000 in scholarships to our students each year through private funding.

Students seeking financial assistance to pay for their education may also qualify for grants. Grants are need-based money that does not have to be repaid and are funded by Federal, state, or institutional resources. 

College of Education Scholarship Information Guides

Applying for College of Education Scholarships

Apply for College of Education scholarships through the AwardSpring scholarship database. AwardSpring allows students to apply for USF scholarships by completing a brief questionnaire that shows a list of scholarship(s) they may qualify for based on responses. Some scholarships consider financial need and require that students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

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For more information about the award opportunities listed below, contact the College of Education Scholarship Office at eduscholarships@usf.edu

For more information on other opportunities for funding, visit USF鈥檚 Office of Financial Aid Scholarship and Fellowships.


Learn more about some of our previous scholarship recipients at the links below.