We offer a number of partial-tuition scholarships. Please complete the scholarship statement portion of your application and address your unique qualifications for these awards. Please contact us at management@usfca.edu for more information.

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, and/or 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, or transgender community. Applicants may identify as a member or ally of the LGBTQ community.

Graduate Admission & Aid

We are committed to providing you with excellent educational opportunities and assisting your in meeting the cost of a private education.