We offer you a variety of partial tuition scholarships to domestic and international students.

U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents are eligible for low-interest loans offered by the U.S. federal student loan program. For information on federal student loans, visit www.fafsa.ed.gov, or contact the USF Financial Aid Office at (415) 422-2020 or financialaid@usfca.edu. You may also wish to visit the USF Financial aid website. The USF school code for FAFSA is 001325. We recommend that you submit your FAFSA as early as possible, even before an admission decision is made.

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Please review the scholarship descriptions below to determine scholarship eligibility and complete the scholarship essay found in the online application to indicate for which of these scholarships you believe you are qualified and why.

The majority of scholarship award notifications are included in the official acceptance package. It is important to apply to a graduate program early to receive full consideration for these scholarships.

Please complete the scholarship statement portion of the application and address your unique qualifications for these awards. Please contact us for more information.
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Merit Scholarships

Merit scholarships are awarded to students who have demonstrated superior academic and/or professional achievements, and outstanding talent or commitment to extracurricular activities, community service, leadership, entrepreneurship. Merit Scholars should also fully embody the USF mission to change the world for the better. The University of San Francisco School of Management greatly values diversity and offers merit scholarships to applicants from regions and countries around the globe that embrace regular interaction with different cultures and societies.

Civil Servant Merit Scholarship

The Civil Servant Merit Scholarship is awarded to a student who is currently or was previously employed in city, state, federal or international civil service.

Community Service Merit Scholarship

In keeping with the university’s mission to educate for a more just and humane world, these scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis to a limited number of students who have demonstrated meritorious achievements in community service activities in either paid or volunteer positions.

International Merit Scholarships

As an institution that greatly values diversity and global perspectives, these scholarships are awarded to qualified applicants from regions and countries across the globe.

Dean’s Merit Scholarship

The Dean’s Merit Scholarships are awarded to students that demonstrate exceptional academic and/or professional achievements. No additional application materials are required.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Merit Scholarship

The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Merit Scholarship is awarded to a student who currently owns or operates or previously owned or operated a business or organization.

International Merit Scholarship

The University of San Francisco School of Management greatly values diversity and offers merit scholarships to applicants from regions and countries around the globe that embrace regular interaction with different cultures and societies. 

LGBTQ Merit Award

Awarded to an outstanding applicant(s) who demonstrates service to or achievement in the gay, lesbian, bisexual of transgender community. Applicants may identify as a member or ally of the LGBTQ community.

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Double Dons Scholarship

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Donor Scholarships

Many USF Masagung School of Management alum have provided financial opportunities to current students. Each applicant may be reviewed for a donor scholarship which could include: Litvak Social Innovation scholarship, Albert & Sophie Yu award for applicants interested in Asia Pacific Studies, the Women’s Advancement Fund, or the Richard Puntillo First Generation Scholarship.

Corporate Sponsorship

Your employer agrees to pay for all or part of your education in exchange for you remaining employed at the company for a certain number of years post-graduation.

Tuition Reimbursement

According to your employer's tuition reimbursement policy, you pay for your education out-of-pocket and subsequently file for reimbursement.

Degree-Specific Scholarships

Non-USF Scholarships

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