"As a first-generation college student of immigrant parents, financial assistance has been instrumental in allowing me to continue my education at USF. While I have always had the drive to succeed, the fact that I have received such a distinguished scholarship serves as additional motivation for me to work even harder to reach my fullest potential."
"A wonderful teacher and friend of my family's used to say, 'Our reason for being here is to light the world.' Thanks to charitable donors like you, young people -- like me -- are given the opportunity to light the world. And for that, I am eternally grateful."