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Alumni Scholarships

Alumni Scholarships

The USC Alumni Association and its related entities award nearly $4 million in alumni scholarships to continuing students each year. Individuals must apply for scholarships during the academic year prior to the year of funding. For example, the application deadline for the 2016-17 academic year is February 1, 2016. Applicants may apply for multiple scholarships at one time using the online application below.

Click here to apply for a 2016-2017 USC Alumni Association Scholarship.

Please note: Alumni scholarships are for tuition only. Students receiving full tuition benefits from tuition remission, trustee scholarships, athletic scholarships or other sources are not eligible for an alumni scholarship award. Alumni scholarships are for continuing undergraduate students only. Applicants must have completed at least one semester at USC and must be enrolled full time (12 credits or more) to be eligible for a scholarship.



   February 1, 2016: Alumni scholarship application due  

   February - March 2016: Alumni organizations review applications  

   February - April 2016: Interviews with selected candidates who are current students 

   April 18, 2016: Alumni organization submit scholarship candidates

   June 2016: Scholarship recipients notified

* Please note: awarding organizations may choose to notify awarded students only*


These scholarships are awarded annually to continuing undergraduate students by USC alumnae groups throughout Southern California. Each group has specific criteria for eligibility based on leadership experience, home region and/or class year. Please review the scholarship application carefully for eligibility requirements by clicking on the description of the awarding organization on the online application. Recipients must reapply each year.


These scholarships are awarded annually by USC alumni clubs around the country to continuing undergraduate students only. Alumni club scholarships are merit-based and range from $1,000-$4,000. Recipients must reapply each year.

Applicants do not have to be related to a USC alumnus, but should hold a permanent  address in the region of the awarding alumni club


SCions Scholarships are awarded annually by the USC Alumni Association to continuing undergraduate students only. Applicant must be the son, daughter, grandchild, great-grandchild or sibling of a USC alumnus/alumna. Current SCions scholarship recipients do not need to reapply each year as long as they maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA. Please note that awards are competitive. Last year, approximately 20% of SCions Scholarship applicants received awards ranging from $3,000 to $8,000.

For other scholarship information and applications, please click on the links below:

Asian Pacific Alumni Association Scholarships

Black Alumni Association Scholarships

Half Century Trojans Scholarships

Lambda LGBT Alumni Scholarships

Latino Alumni Association Scholarships

Town and Gown of USC

Trojan League of Los Angeles

For more information about USC Alumni Association scholarships email or call (213) 821-3452.

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