We support you

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically between $2,000 to $8,000 per year per qualified student.

Do I qualify for a scholarship?

To be considered for this opportunity, submit your application to a Pathway program and once you have received your offer letter, ask your education counselor or Enrollment Services Advisor whether there is a scholarship available.

What types of scholarship are available?

Regional Scholarship

International Year One and Graduate Pathway

Maximum value

$8,000

Eligibility

  • Up to $8,000 for International Year One (2-semester) and Graduate Pathway (2-semester)
  • Fully admitted to International Year One or Graduate Pathway Program
  • Letter of offer
  • Latest academic transcript
  • Evidence of English proficiency
  • 300-400 word personal statement (may be required for some regions)
  • Scholarship interview (may be required for some regions)
  • Limited availability, first come, first serve
  • Amount subject to change—limited awards at maximum value
  • Contact your INTO regional representative for more information

Tuition payable first year: International Year One (2-semester) - $17,970; Graduate Pathway (2-semester) - $23,470ˆ

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments assuming a student receives the maximum scholarship value listed for this program.

USF Green & Gold Presidential Award Waiver^^

Undergraduate Direct†; USF waivers and scholarships - for students starting in fall only

Maximum value

$48,000

Eligibility

  • Up to $12,000 per year and $48,000 total
  • Qualify for first-year undergraduate direct study
  • 3.9+ GPA and
  • 1340+ SAT (Evidence-Based Reading and Writing & Math only) or
  • 29+ ACT

^^The International waivers are partial fee waivers to offset the difference in non-Florida resident tuition charges.

†Undergraduate Direct and Transfer Direct applicants are automatically considered for scholarships dependent on their academic merit. To be considered for a scholarship, students must submit their application by February 1 for Freshmen and March 1 for Transfers.

USF Green & Gold Directors Award Waiver^^

Undergraduate Direct†; USF waivers and scholarships - for students starting in fall only

Maximum value

$36,000

Eligibility

  • Up to $9,000 per year and $36,000 total
  • 3.7+ GPA (or its equivalent) and
  • 1280+ SAT (Evidence-Based Reading and Writing & Math only) or
  • 27+ ACT

^^The International waivers are partial fee waivers to offset the difference in non-Florida resident tuition charges.

†Undergraduate Direct and Transfer Direct applicants are automatically considered for scholarships dependent on their academic merit. To be considered for a scholarship, students must submit their application by February 1 for Freshmen and March 1 for Transfers.

USF Green & Gold Scholars Award Waiver^^

Undergraduate Direct†; USF waivers and scholarships - for students starting in fall only

Maximum value

$24,000

Eligibility

  • Up to $6,000 per year and $24,000 total
  • 3.5+ GPA and
  • 1210+ SAT (Evidence-Based Reading and Writing & Math only) or
  • 25+ ACT

^^The International waivers are partial fee waivers to offset the difference in non-Florida resident tuition charges.

†Undergraduate Direct and Transfer Direct applicants are automatically considered for scholarships dependent on their academic merit. To be considered for a scholarship, students must submit their application by February 1 for Freshmen and March 1 for Transfers.

USF International Student Scholarship

Undergraduate Direct†; USF waivers and scholarships - for students starting in fall only

Maximum value

$4,000

Eligibility

  • Up to $1,000 per year and $4,000 total
  • 3.3+ GPA and
  • 1180+ SAT (Evidence-Based Reading and Writing & Math only) or
  • 24+ ACT

†Undergraduate Direct and Transfer Direct applicants are automatically considered for scholarships dependent on their academic merit. To be considered for a scholarship, students must submit their application by February 1 for Freshmen and March 1 for Transfers.

USF International Transfer Award

Transfer Direct†; USF waivers and scholarships - for students starting in fall only

Maximum value

$2,000

Eligibility

  • $500 per semester and a total of $2,000
  • Cumulative post-secondary GPA of 3.5 or higher with a minimum of 60 transferable credit hours.

†Undergraduate Direct and Transfer Direct applicants are automatically considered for scholarships dependent on their academic merit. To be considered for a scholarship, students must submit their application by February 1 for Freshmen and March 1 for Transfers.

USF Graduate Direct

Graduate Direct; USF waivers and scholarships - for students starting in fall only

Eligibility

  • As an international graduate student, you may qualify for a graduate research or teaching assistantship. Requests for assistantship should be made at the time of application for admission. Please refer to department websites for criteria and application deadlines.

*Scholarship amounts and eligibility requirements are subject to change. Limited awards at maximum value.

How much money is on offer?

The amount of money available through scholarships can vary. Remember that a scholarship will only cover some of your tuition fees. You will still have to fund your remaining tuition fees and your accommodation, insurance, visa and other living costs in full. For more information, see our fees and finance page.

What is the process of applying for a scholarship?

To be considered for this opportunity, submit your application to a Pathway program and once you have received your offer letter, ask your education counselor whether there is a scholarship available.

If you are applying Direct Entry, you must submit a complete admissions application by the priority deadline:

Refer to the Freshman Scholarship Requirements & Timeline

Or the USF International Scholarships website

Student Testimonial

A scholarship, no matter the amount, is very helpful. The scholarship relieved my family of having to make additional sacrifices for me to study at the University of South Florida. It means a lot that INTO helped make my dream come true.

Jorge from Venezuela

Studying Graduate Pathway in Civil Engineering in at INTO USF

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