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 2015-16 academic year is February 1, 2015. Applicants may apply for multiple scholarships at one time using the online application below.
The 2015-16 Alumni Scholarship deadline was February 1, 2015. If you have already submitted an application please note the timeline below. If your application is selected you may be contacted for an interview by the awarding organization. We encourage you to be patient during the application review period.
IMPORTANT ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP AWARD DATES TO REMEMBER
February 1, 2015: Alumni scholarship application due
February - March 2015: Alumni organizations review applications
February - April 2015: Interviews with selected candidates who are current students
April 18, 2015: Alumni organization submit scholarship candidates
June 2015: 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.
ALUMNI CLUB SCHOLARSHIPS
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:
For more information about USC Alumni Association scholarships email or call (213) 740-2300.