30 Under 30: Sarah Toutant ’16
When Sarah Toutant was a student at the Hilltop, USF didn’t have a Black Scholars program. She helped to change that.
The Black Scholars Program is an ambitious, rigorous, and competitive academic program, grounded in in Jesuit values, that seeks to educate the whole undergraduate student and develop their potential to fashion a more humane and just world.
Designed for high-achieving black students who are committed to serving the needs of underserved communities through their chosen career paths, the program builds student leadership capacity and provides students with the resources, skills and support necessary to achieve excellence and pursue rich and rewarding careers after graduation.
Students who are selected for the Black Scholars Program will receive a renewable four-year scholarship covering a substantial portion of their tuition and room and board costs.
In addition, Black Scholars will:
Students selected as Black Scholars will also be eligible for acceptance into USF Honors College and will have the opportunity to pursue a distinctive honors curriculum. In addition, Black Scholars may also be named as University Scholars and/or apply for the Getty Honors College Scholarship to support research, internship and study abroad activities during their four years at USF.