Scholarships & Financial Aid

Foundation Scholarships

USF SCHOLARSHIPS & FELLOWSHIPS

USF offers a variety of scholarships and fellowships designed to help you and your family pay for college. Please click here to learn more and to apply for USF scholarships and fellowships for the 2020-2021 academic year.

FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

College of Arts & Sciences

Robert and Irene Barylski Scholarship

Applicant must be a degree-seeking student, who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours on the Sarasota-Manatee campus in the College of Arts & Sciences. A current FAFSA must be completed. This fund is in honor of Dr. Robert Barylski, first Dean and CEO of USF Sarasota-Manatee campus

Erik J. Miller Memorial Literary Fund

Applicant must be a degree-seeking student, who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours on the Sarasota-Manatee campus in the College of Arts & Sciences with an overal 3.0 GPA and who has distinguished themselves through genuine and extraordinary literary writing achievement.

 

School of Natural Sciences & Math

Brunch on the Bay Silver Anniversary Scholarship

Applicant must be a degree-seeking student, who is pursuing a major in the STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), enrolled in at least 6 credit hours on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 3.0 GPA. Preference for female or minority student.

Burruss Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship provides for tuition, books and equipment to undergraduate and graduate students studying Nursing Education at USF Sarasota-Manatee campus. Applicant must be a degree-seeking student, who is currently residing in Sarasota or Manatee County, pursuing a major in the health science and wellness related degree programs, enrolled in at least 6 credit hours in the School of Natural Sciences & Math on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 3.0 GPA. A current FASFA must be completed.

Koski Family Scholars Fund

Applicant must be a degree-seeking student, who is enrolled in at least 12 credit hours in the School of Natural Sciences & Math on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 3.0 GPA. A current FAFSA must be completed.

Manatee Memorial Hospital Foundation Scholars Fund

Applicant must be a degree-seeking student, who is pursuing a major in the health science and wellness related degree programs, enrolled in at least 6 credit hours in the School of Natural Sciences & Math on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 3.0 GPA. A current FASFA must be completed.

 

College of Behaviorial and Community Sciences

Esposito Family Scholarship in Criminology

Applicant must be a degree-seeking student, pursuing a major in Criminology, who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours on the Sarasota-Manatee campus in the College of Behavioral & Community Sciences. A current FAFSA must be completed.

Rawley Silver Annual Award for Excellence

Applicant must be a graduate degree-seeking student in a service-related program, including, but not limited to, gerontology, social work or education, who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 3.5 GPA. A current FAFSA must be completed.

 

College of Education

Gamma Omicron Chapter (Florida) of Alpha Delta Kappa

Applicant must be a degree-seeking junior or senior level student, who is pursuing an Elementary Education major and enrolled in at least 6 credit hours in the College of Education on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 3.0 GPA. A current FAFSA must be completed. Preference for a female student.

JSP Educational Foundation Scholarship

Applicant must be a degree-seeking student pursing an Elementary Education, who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours in the College of Arts & Sciences on the Sarasota-Manatee campus. Preference given to single parents.

Kathleen Thorson Elementary Teacher Scholarship

Applicant must be a degree-seeking junior or senior level student, who is pursuing an Elementary Education major and enrolled in at least 6 credit hours on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 3.0 GPA. A current FAFSA must be completed. This fund was established in honor of Kathleen Thorson's 30 years of teaching in elementary education.

McCracken Educators Scholarship

Applicant must be a degree-seeking student, who is a current resident of Manatee County and enrolled in at least 6 credit hours in the College of Education on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 2.5 GPA for currently enrolled and transfer students and 3.0 GPA for graduate students. A current FAFSA must be completed.

Owen Charles Gallagher Scholarship at USFSM

Applicant must be a degree-seeking student, who is enrolled in at least 12 credit hours in the College of Education or the Muma College of Business on the Sarasota-Manatee campus. A current FAFSA must be completed.

Rawley Silver Annual Award for Excellence

Applicant must be a graduate degree-seeking student in a service-related program, including, but not limited to, gerontology, social work or education, who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 3.5 GPA. A current FAFSA must be completed.

Selby Future Educators Fund

Applicant must be a degree-seeking student, who is a current resident of Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte or DeSoto County and enrolled in at least 6 credit hours in the College of Education on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 3.0 GPA. A current FAFSA must be completed.

 

College of Nursing

Burruss Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship provides for tuition, books and equipment to undergraduate and graduate students studying Nursing Education at USF Sarasota-Manatee campus. Applicant must be a degree-seeking student, who is currently residing in Sarasota or Manatee County, pursuing a major in the health science and wellness related degree programs, enrolled in at least 6 credit hours in the School of Natural Sciences & Math on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 3.0 GPA. A current FASFA must be completed.

Phillip D. King Scholarship in Memory of Betty Schoenbaum

Applicant must be a degree-seeking student, who is enrolled in the upper division baccalaureate program major in Nursing, enrolled in at least 6 credit hours in the School of Natural Sciences & Math on the Sarasota-Manatee campus.

 

General Scholarships

Air & Energy Anna Maria Oyster Bar Scholarship

Applicant must be a degree-seeking student, who is currently a Manatee County resident and enrolled in at least 6 credit hours on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 3.0 GPA. A current FAFSA must be completed.

Ajax Building Corporation Scholarship

Applicant must be a degree-seeking gradate student, who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 3.0 GPA. A current FAFSA must be completed.

American Society of Interior Design (ASID) Scholarship

Applicant must be a degree-seeking student, who is a current resident of Sarasota or Manatee County and enrolled in at least 6 credit hours on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to an ASID (American Society of Interior Design) member or family member.
A current FAFSA must be completed. 

Brunch on the Bay Scholarship

Applicant must be a degree-seeking student, who is a current resident of Sarasota or Manatee County and enrolled in at least 6 credit hours on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 3.0 GPA.
A current FAFSA must be completed.

Brunch on the Bay / Mary & Earl Watts Scholarship

Applicant must be a degree-seeking student, who is a current resident of Sarasota or Manatee County and enrolled in at least 6 credit hours on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 3.0 GPA.
A current FAFSA must be completed.

Brunch on the Bay Silver Anniversary Scholarship

Applicant must be a degree-seeking student, who is pursuing a major in the STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), enrolled in at least 6 credit hours on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 3.0 GPA. Preference for female or minority student.

Clyde G. Nixon Study Abroad Endowed Scholarship

Applicant must apply to the Study Abroad program and be a degree-seeking student, who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours on the Sarasota-Manatee campus.

Dance Next Generation Scholarship

Applicant must be a new freshman or new transfer degree seeking student, who graduated from the Dance, The Next Generation program at the Sarasota Ballet and is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours on the Sarasota-Manatee campus. A current FAFSA must be completed.

Laurey T. Stryker Scholarship Fund

Applicant must be a non-traditional student, who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 3.0 GPA. A current FAFSA must be completed.

Migrant Family Farm Scholarship

Applicant must be a first generation degree-seeking student of a migrant farm family, who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours on the Sarasota-Manatee campus. 

Spectrum Charter Communications Scholarship

Applicant must be a degree-seeking undergradate student, who is enrolled in at least 12 credit hours on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 3.0 GPA. A current FAFSA must be completed. Preference given to residents of Manatee or Sarasota County.

Step Up to Your Future Scholarship

Applicant must be a first generation degree-seeking student, who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours on the Sarasota-Manatee campus. A current FASFA must be completed. Preference given to student from a Title 1 school within Sarasota or Manatee County.

Take Stock in Children (TSIC) Manatee Scholarship Fund

Applicant must be a degree-seeking student who has completed the Take Stock in Children Manatee Program, who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall of 3.0 GPA. A current FAFSA must be completed. 

USF Federal Credit Union USF Sarasota-Manatee Campus Scholarship

Applicant must be a degree-seeking student, who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours on the Sarasota-Manatee campus. 

 

Muma College of Business

FCCI Scholarship for USF Sarasota-Manatee Campus Muma College of Business

Applicant must be a degree-seeking student, who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours in the Muma College of Business on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 3.0 GPA. This scholarship is for students enrolled in Property & Casualty Insurance Operations (CRN#) and/or Risk Management & Insurance (CRN#). A current FAFSA must be completed.

Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants Gulf Coast Chapter Endowed Scholarship

Applicant must be a degree-seeking student, who is majoring in accounting and enrolled in at least 6 credit hours in the Muma College of Business on the Sarasota-Manatee campus. A current FAFSA must be completed.

Owen Charles Gallagher Scholarship at USFSM

Applicant must be a degree-seeking student, who is enrolled in at least 12 credit hours in the College of Education or the Muma College of Business on the Sarasota-Manatee campus. A current FAFSA must be completed.

Robert P. Bartz Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Applicant must be a degree-seeking student at the junior or senior academic level, who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours in the Muma College of Business on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 3.0 GPA. A current FAFSA must be completed.

The Lindsay Scholarship

Applicant must be a degree-seeking undergraduate student, who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours in the Muma College of Business or College of Hospitality & Tourism Management on the Sarasota-Manatee campus. A current FAFSA must be completed.

USF Sarasota-Manatee Campus College of Business Advisory Board Scholarship

Applicant must be a degree-seeking senior level student, who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours in the Muma College of Business Honors Program on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 3.5 GPA and have been accepted into the Honors section of the capstone course GEB 4890.

USF Sarasota-Manatee Campus Muma College of Business Honors Society Scholarship

Applicant must be a degree-seeking student, who is a current resident of Sarasota or Manatee County and enrolled in at least 6 credit hours in the Muma College of Business on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 3.0 GPA. Student must be an active member or pledge in good standing with Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society and achieve academic ranking of "top 10% of the class" for undergraduates students or "top 20% of the class" for graduate students. A current FAFSA must be completed.

 

School of Hospitality & Tourism Management 

Alex and Betty Schoenbaum Scholarship

Applicant must be a degree-seeking student, who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours in the School of Hospitality & Tourism Management on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 3.0 GPA. A current FAFSA must be completed.

ANAHEI Scholarship for Hospitality & Tourism Leadership

Applicant must be a degree-seeking undergraduate out-of-state transfer student, who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours in the School of Hospitality & Tourism Management on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 3.0 GPA. A current FAFSA must be completed.

Barbara Michel Endowed Scholarship

Applicant must be a degree-seeking new freshman, new transfer undergraduate student or current undergraduate student, who is enrolled in at least 12 credit hours in the School of Hospitality & Tourism Management on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 3.0 GPA. A current FAFSA must be completed.

College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership Scholarship

Applicant must be a degree-seeking student, who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours in the School of Hospitality & Tourism Management on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 3.0 GPA. A current FAFSA must be completed.

Fred and Traudel Martin Endowed Scholarship

Applicant must be a degree-seeking student majoring in hospitalty, who is currently a resident of Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte or DeSoto County, enrolled in at least 6 credit hours in the School of Hospitality & Tourism Management on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 2.5 GPA. A current FAFSA must be completed.

J.R. Schrock and K. Annaraud HTM Academic Support Fund

Applicant must be a degree-seeking student, who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours in the School of Hospitality & Tourism Management on the Sarasota-Manatee campus. A current FAFSA must be completed.This scholarship can be awarded 1 semester and is for students who encounter unexpected hardships or expenses when other funds are not available. 

The Lindsay Scholarship

Applicant must be a degree-seeking undergraduate student, who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours in the Muma College of Business or School of Hospitality & Tourism Management on the Sarasota-Manatee campus. A current FAFSA must be completed.

 

Veterans Scholarships

James E. Carla Scholarship for Military Veterans

Applicant must be a degree-seeking veteran, active duty or reservist, student, who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 2.5 GPA. Proof of honorable discharge must be provided.

Joyce Rubin PAMFF Veterans Scholarship

Applicant must be a degree-seeking veteran, active duty or reservist, student, who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 3.0 GPA. A current FAFSA must be completed. Proof of honorable discharge must be provided.

Sarasota Military Officers Foundation Scholarship

Applicant must be a degree-seeking veteran, active duty or reservist, student, who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours on the Sarasota-Manatee campus. Proof of honorable discharge must be provided.

Stoneybrook Internship Fund

Applicant must be a degree-seeking veteran, active duty or reservist, student, who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 2.75 GPA. Proof of honorable discharge must be provided.

Stoneybrook Master's Scholarship Fund

Applicant must be a degree-seeking veteran, active duty or reservist, student, who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 3.0 GPA. A current FAFSA must be completed. Proof of honorable discharge must be provided.

USF Sarasota-Manatee Campus Veterans Legacy Endowment

Applicant must be a degree-seeking veteran, active duty or reservist, student, who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 2.5 GPA. A current FAFSA must be completed. Proof of honorable dischargemust be provided. Applicant must qualify for Veterans Administration benefits and are experiencing a gap in federal funding or a short-term financial emergency.

USF Sarasota-Manatee Campus Veterans Supplemental Fund

Applicant must be a degree-seeking veteran, active duty or reservist, student, who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours on the Sarasota-Manatee campus. Proof of honorable discharge must be provided.

USF Sarasota-Manatee Campus Veterans Undergraduate Scholarship

Applicant must be a degree-seeking veteran, active duty or reservist, student, who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 3.0 GPA. A current FAFSA must be completed. Proof of honorable discharge and expiration of federal benefits must be provided.

Warren H. Metzner Scholarship for Military Families

Applicant must be a degree-seeking veteran, active duty or reservist, student or a member of their family, who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours on the Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overall 2.5 GPA. A current FAFSA must be completed. Proof of honorable discharge must be provided.