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USC Financial Aid: Scholarships for Univ. Southern California Student

If you USC student are looking for financial aid to finance your education then you don’t have to worry because there is a lot of USC Financial aid available from federal, state and university financial aid programs to help you. Besides the USC Financial aids there are also scholarships, fellowships and assistantships, which are administered by

the Office of Admission, the Graduate School and various academic departments of the University.

For you who unable to get the aforementioned aid, the Univ. Southern California also offers long-term loan program as well as an interest-free 10-monthly-payments plan. The student of the USC may apply for one or more kinds of USC Financial aid as long as they are eligible for it.

To be able to obtain the financial aids, the student must meet requirements such as:

  • Students must be U.S. citizens,
  • Students must be permanent residents
  • Or other eligible non-citizens and must meet all other eligibility requirements to be eligible for federal, state and university financial aid programs.

For more detailed information on this requirements issue you can visit the website online at www.usc.edu/finaid.

As it mentioned before the USC Financial aid is only eligible for U.S. citizens only. However, to help international students to finance their education there is also scholarships and for graduate assistantships offered by their schools or departments.  To find out whether there are such opportunities in their respective department, international students should contact their department’s office directly. In addition to scholarships international students are also eligible for some private educational loans.

USC Financial Aid: Scholarships

The scholarships available for Univ. Southern California Student awarded based on several factor such as academic achievement, leadership, service and talent. These scholarships are available through the Office of Admission, most academic departments at USC, alumni groups and outside agencies and foundations.  To obtain more detailed information on these scholarships you can contact the appropriate school, department, or awarding agency.

  • USC Grants

For eligible students who meet all financial aid application deadlines the Financial Aid Office will award University Grants.  The Federal Pell Grant program is a grant program for exceptionally disadvantaged students.

For exceptionally disadvantaged students who meet all application deadlines there is also available the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (SEOG).

  • Federal Work-Study

The Federal Work-Study program is indented to enables eligible students who meet all application deadlines to obtain financial aid award through employment either on campus or with an approved off-campus employer.

  • Student Loans

There are two available loans for USC students:

  1. The Federal Perkins Loan Program, which is awarded to eligible students who apply on time with the repayments begin nine months after the borrower finishes to be enrolled at least half time.
  2. The Federal Perkins Loan Program, which is awarded to eligible students who apply on time with the repayments begin nine months after the borrower finishes to be enrolled at least half time.

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USC Financing Programs

The USC has several programs available to help students’ families meet the costs of education by providing long-term financing options and a short-term payment plan. You can find more information about it at www.usc.edu/finaid in the Financing Alternatives section.

USC Second Bachelor’s Degree

There is a few of financial aid programs available for students who are pursuing their second bachelor’s degree namely: Subsidized Federal Stafford Loan and the Unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loan.

USC Financial Aid: Entering freshmen and Transfer Students

Entering freshmen and transfer students at Univ. Southern California is obliged to submit a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Renewal FAFSA to the federal processor and a completed CSS PROFILE Application to the College Scholarship Service to the USC Financial Aid Office in order to receive notification of USC financial aid eligibility.