Scholarships for Continuing Students

USC Marshall awards a number of scholarships to outstanding undergraduate students

Each year, USC Marshall awards a number of scholarships to outstanding continuing Marshall undergraduate students.


Awards recognize academic excellence and/or outstanding service and provide tuition funding for one academic year only. All students who submit a complete scholarship application will be considered for general awards being offered. However, please note that some awards have specific eligibility requirements* which are set by the donors who fund the scholarship.

Scholarship Application

The 2021-2022 Marshall Continuing Student Scholarship application has closed. Please check USC's Financial Aid office resource page for additional scholarship opportunities here.

For reference, application eligibility and criteria information for this year's awards is found below:

2021-2022 Academic Year Award Eligibility and Criteria

At the time of application, students:

  • Must be enrolled at USC in or prior to the Spring 2021 semester.
  • Must be admitted to one of the following majors as of January 15, 2021: Business Administration, Accounting, Business Administration (Cinematic Arts emphasis), Business Administration (Real Estate Finance emphasis), Business Administration (International Relations emphasis) or the World Bachelor in Business (WBB). Only WBB students returning to USC for their fourth year of study are eligible to apply. 
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time (12 or more enrolled academic units) undergraduate student in both fall 2021 and spring 2022, and remain as a major in the Marshall School of Business for the duration of the 2021-2022 academic year.
  • Must have completed at least one semester at USC by the end of the Spring 2021 semester.
  • Must have a minimum cumulative USC GPA of 3.0. If you are a spring admit and your first semester of enrollment at USC is spring 2021, you are eligible to submit an application. However, you must earn a minimum cumulative USC GPA of 3.0 this spring in order for your application to be considered further.

*Based upon the specified criteria of each donor, award criteria may also include field of study, financial need, ethnicity, military service, etc.

For further information about Scholarships for Continuing Students, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Advising and Student Affairs via email at

Additional Scholarship Opportunities for Marshall Undergraduates (specific criteria may apply; please follow links for additional information and upcoming scholarship application deadlines):

  • The Terri and Eric Holoman Finance Scholarship - For Marshall Undergraduates Only
    • Deadline: Wednesday, June 9, 2021
    • Application available via Scholarship Universe
    • Criteria: The USC Marshall Continuing Student Scholarships program partners with the USC Black Alumni Association (BAA) to award the Terri and Eric Holoman Finance Scholarships. At minimum, students must meet the "2021-2022 Academic Year Award Eligibility and Criteria" listed above in order to apply. Further, in accordance with criteria for BAA awards, applicants for this award should exemplify commitment to and identification with the African-American community. Students should also be interested in the field of finance, with additional consideration given to those with an interest in investment banking. This award involves a separate review and interview process which is coordinated through the USC BAA office. If you meet the scholarship criteria, your contact and scholarship application information will be provided to the USC BAA for additional follow-up.