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.
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 of most graduate programs 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.