For the University of Southern California Associates Scholarship, applicants take the most demanding curriculum and achieve at the highest level. Competitive candidates will be at the top of our applicant pool with respect to academic achievement. Strong emphasis is placed on leadership in school and community service. Selection criteria is both merit and need based. This is open to incoming freshmen.
Administered through the Office of Admission, USC Merit Scholarships require students to apply for admission to the university by the December 1 deadline. All students who submit a complete application will be automatically considered for a scholarship. Ranging in value from a few thousand dollars up to full tuition, merit scholarships are awarded based on academic excellence, leadership, service and talent.