The USF School of Management offers a number of partial-tuition scholarships to its MBA applicants. Please complete the scholarship statement portion of the application and address your unique qualifications for these awards. Please contact us for more information.
Albert & Sophie Yu Scholarship
Established by generous donation from Sophie and Albert Yu. Mr. Yu is the former publisher of the China Times, the fourth largest newspaper in Taiwan. Mr. Yu was a founding member of the McLaren International Executive Advisory Board. The Albert & Sophie Yu Scholarship is awarded to an MBA student with an interest in Asian studies, particularly in socioeconomic issues.
Bernard Martin Scholarship
Established in 1986 by generous donation of friends and colleagues of Dean Bernard Martin upon his retirement. Bernard Martin was Dean of the USF McLaren College of Business from 1978 to 1986. Dr. Martin received his Master of Arts in History in 1950 and his MBA in 1955 from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio and his PhD from the University of Cincinnati in 1963 and a PhD honoris causa from Canisius College in Buffalo, NY in 1978. Please address your interest in receiving your graduate business degree from a Jesuit institution in the scholarship essay portion of the online application.
Cassou-Shan Endowed Scholarship
Established by generous donation from Mr. and Mrs. Cassou and Dr. and Mrs. Shan, an annual Cassou-Shan Endowed Scholarship is awarded to an MBA student who has demonstrated unique promise, exceptional intelligence, and outstanding personal discipline.
Ernest and Scharleen Colant Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Ernest and Scharleen Colant, who were members of the Rotary Club of San Francisco. This scholarship is awarded to an incoming Full-Time, Part-Time, or Executive MBA student that graduated from a San Francisco high school and is employed by an academic institution or not-for-profit organization. Once selected, scholarship recipient(s) are required to attend a meeting of the SF Rotary Club and provide future updates of their studies.
Hothem Esposito Scholarship
The Hothem Esposito Scholarship is based on both merit and financial need, with a preference given to women pursuing careers in management and leadership who will help to shape a more just and humane world without gender bias.
Laura D. Sypin Memorial Scholarship
The Laura D. Sypin Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a female MBA student who is currently employed or who wishes to re-enter the workplace by earning an MBA degree. The USF School of Management is an advocate for women in business, please describe how an MBA will impact not just you but other women looking to enhance their careers.
Litvak Social Innovation Scholarship
Honoring the lifetime work of Lawrence Litvak, a leader in the managing, financing and governing of organizations pursuing social change, the Litvak Social Innovation Scholarship is awarded to full-time MBA student(s) of underrepresented backgrounds - African American, Hispanic, and Latino, interested in social innovation. Full-Time MBA student recipients are required to participate in an innovation project/practicum. Applicants who are working to develop businesses and organizations in the social innovation and entrepreneurship space, and identify a social innovation project will be given preference for scholarships. Please be sure to address your background and leadership trajectory in line with social entrepreneurship and innovation in the scholarship essay portion of the online application.
MBA Alumni Scholarship
The MBA Alumni Scholarship is awarded to outstanding female MBA student(s) from California.
National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) Scholarship
The NSHMBA Scholarship is awarded to a Full-Time MBA student who is of Hispanic heritage or has a demonstrated commitment to the Hispanic community.
Robert J. Smith Memorial Rehabilitation Scholarship
The Robert J. Smith Memorial Rehabilitation Scholarship is awarded to an MBA student. Originally dedicated to those pursuing rehabilitation careers, this scholarship is now available to MBA students driven to change the world through the betterment of self and their community.
Richard Puntillo First Generation Scholarship
Established by generous donation from Richard D. Puntillo, Professor Emeritus, an expert witness in numerous litigation matters involving initial public offerings (IPOs), mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions, venture capital, and private equity deals. Professor Puntillo used his personal experiences when teaching corporate financial decision making, giving his students the opportunity and financial tools to become more successful, responsible business professionals. The Richard Puntillo First Generation Scholarship is awarded to an MBA student who is in the first generation of his or her family to attend college, with priority given to students who completed their undergraduate business education at USF.