Welcome to the USF Financial Aid page for outside scholarship information. This page will be updated regularly with announcements of private/outside scholarship opportunities for new and continuing students. Please check back often, and good luck!
Please note: you should verify actual deadlines with the scholarship organization you are applying to. Deadlines on this information page may not be honored by outside organizations if they are posted in error or if changes have occurred.
Please click on the title of any scholarship to link to a web site or to open a pdf version of the brochure or flyer (requires Adobe reader), or follow the instructions in the descriptions to request an application.
AfterCollege/AACN Scholarship Program AACN offers eight $2500 scholarships each year to students seeking a baccalaureate, master's or doctoral degree in nursing. The deadlines are January 31, April 30, July 31 and October 31.
2013 Dish Systems $1000
Scholarship Awarded to one qualifying graduating high school student or
non-graduating college student with the most provocative and well-written essay.
The deadline is May 3, 2013.
LM Scholarship Program U.S. and Canadian residents
with a GPA of 3.0 or higher who are currently enrolled or who plan to be
enrolled by September 2013 in a degree program of two years or longer may
complete a short essay for a chance to win a $1000 scholarship. Submissions must
be submitted by May 31, 2013.
Caretenders Scholarship Program Students attending
an accredited university, college, trades or technical school in the U.S. or
Canada during Fall 2013 may apply. Complete a brief essay and application for a
chance to win a $500 scholarship. The application deadline is May 31,
Affiliate Marketing Scholarship Currently enrolled students at any U.S. college or University can complete a 205-500 word essay for a chance to win a $1000 scholarship. The deadline for submissions is June 1, 2013.
ENA Foundation Academic Scholarships Licensed nurses who are current members of the Emergency Nurses Association for a minimum of 12 months and who have a GPA of 3.0 or above are eligible to apply for several scholarships with award amounts ranging from $2500-$5000. The application deadline is June 1, 2013.
ExceptionalNurse.com Scholarships Undergraduate and Graduate nursing students with a documented disability who have applied to or have already been admitted to a college or university program on a full-time basis are invited to apply for several awards ranging from $250-$500. Applicants must submit a completed and signed application form, three letters of recommendation, a 1-2 page essay, official transcripts and a Medical Verification of Disability form. Applications must be mailed and received by June 1, 2013.
VideoServeillance.com Community Safety Scholarship Students may submit a one-minute video essay for a chance to win $1000 for tuition. The deadline is June 25, 2013.
American Assembly for Men in Nursing Scholarships For the 2013 award year, AAMN Foundation has sponsored six $500 Undergraduate scholarships and two $1000 Graduate scholarships for male students who are also current members of AAMN. The deadline for submissions is July 1, 2013.
Krill Oil - Educate your Heart Scholarship This
essay contest is open to students over the age of 16 who are currently enrolled
in the 2012-2013 school year at any college, university, trade or technical
school within the U.S. or Canada. The application deadline is July 5th,
Ongoing Scholarship Programs
The Hispanic College Fund Scholarship Program Scholarship opportunities ranging from $500 to $10,000 available to Hispanic students.
Chi Omega Scholarships The Chi Omega Foundation awards several scholarships and grants to collegiate and alumnae members. Awards are intended to help cover expenses such as tuition, books and related educational expenses.
Latino Business Professionals of San Francisco Scholarships are primarily intended for Latino students pursuing a degree or program of study in accounting, finance or a related field (i.e., business administration). Membership is not required.
P.E.O Sisterhood P.E.O. exists to be a source of encouragement and support for women to realize their potential in whatever worthwhile endeavor they choose. Scholarships are available.
Army Health Professions Scholarship Program Scholarships that pay 100% tuition, books, and fees for graduate students enrolled full-time in health care programs.
Methodist Hospital Health Career Scholarship Scholarship recipients are obligated to employment with Methodist Hospital or Methodist Hospital Union County after graduation according to the number of months funded (six months of employment for each semester funded).
Common Knowledge Scholarships CKSF offers a wide variety of scholarship quizzes throughout the year for U.S. high school, college, and graduate students. We even have some scholarships that parents can win for their children. At CKSF there are no essays, no applications, and no GPA requirements.
Zinch $1000 Weekly Scholarship Each week, Zinch will post a question at www.zinch.com/scholarships/weekly and/or http://apps.facebook.com/zinchscholarships/bediscovered and give entrants up to 280 characters to answer the question. Zinch will pick one winner with the best answer from among all entrants.
Scholarship Points ScholarshipPoints offers free college scholarships and scholarship contests to members of our program. You can win by earning points and entering them into monthly drawings for free scholarships. Members earn points by logging in each day, completing surveys and reviewing other sites and services.
Varsity Tutors Monthly Scholarship awards $1000 scholarships to students who write the best essay in response to a monthly prompt.
Catching the Dream Scholarship Programs Undergraduate through postdoctoral students who are 1/4 or more degree Native American and are enrolled members of a U.S. tribe are invited to apply for these awards. Applicants must be attending or planning to attend an accredited U.S. college or university on a full-time basis. Applicants must have excellent grades, a high ACT or SAT score, some work experience, a track record of leadership and a strong commitment to the Native American community. The application deadlines are as follows: March 15 for Summer, April 15 for Fall semester and September 15 for Spring semester.
Searching for outside/private scholarships? Here are links to reputable online financial aid and scholarship search web sites:
How much does a US education cost, and how will you pay for it? Find the answers here, plus the best sources of financial aid for international students.
Study Abroad Students
Don't become a victim to scholarship scams! It's important to know how to tell the difference between legitimate scholarship organizations and fraudulant ones. Follow this link to www.finaid.org and learn how you can protect yourself from being scammed!