Resources for Veterans. USC currently has about 900 veterans at both the undergraduate and graduate level and is deeply committed to providing veterans with various support solutions. There are many resources that will help both initiate your education benefits as well as assist you with the transition to campus life.

The 2 main offices at USC that support veterans will be the Veterans Certification Office and the Transfer Success & Veteran Student Program.

Veterans Certification Office: The target with this working workplace is to help initiate and process your education benefits, namely the GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon system. Within the GI Bill programs could be the Post-9/11 GI Bill, which provides a maximum of $19,198.31 toward tuition and fees that are mandatory. This will be where in fact the Yellow Ribbon (YR) Program comes in. YR provides funding that is additional veterans who would like to go to personal organizations. Currently, USC sponsors 20 undergraduate veterans through YR, and lots of graduate programs participate within the program because well, providing 83 YR spots to students that are graduate. Nonetheless, according to Robert Morley, Associate Registrar into the Veterans Certification Office, most undergraduate veterans will receive comprehensive need-based educational funding packages, including need-based grants, which assists offset what isn’t included in the GI Bill.

Transfer Success & Veteran Student Program: The veteran program, run by Assistant Director Syreeta Greene, is your ‘one-stop shop for information and resources’ excluding the certification procedure. This program puts on many events throughout the year for veteran students, including a Fall luau, family and friends tailgate, and a Veteran’s Day celebration. Additionally, the USC Veterans Association can be an student that is active on campus, which in accordance with Ms. Greene, ‘acts as being a support network in addition to a social and expert network for our veteran pupils.’

For our complete list of Veteran Services at USC, click here.

We many thanks for serving our nation, and invite all veterans to apply to become an element of the Trojan Family.

Free Money!

Every year about 60% of our applicants that are first-year for the December 1st merit-based scholarship deadline. We get over 47,000 applications so it’s a process that is extremely competitive. These pupils are attaining at the highest level across the board. We award the Trustee full-tuition scholarship, Presidential half-tuition scholarship, and the one-quarter tuition Deans scholarship. Most notably, the Stamps and Mork Scholarships are awarded to our most students that are decorated. Both include full-tuition awards (approx. $46,000) plus a $5,000 enrichment or stipend fund. It’s important to know that they’re only ready to accept first-year applicants. For more information, please visit which can be https://www

‘Wait. So all I want to do is submit my application by 1st? december’

More often than not, yes! (There are exceptions for this; begin to see the response to the next question). To be viewed, first-year students only need to submit the normal Application and USC Writing Supplement, on or before December 1st (for transfer pupils become considered for transfer merit scholarships the deadline is February first). Students signing up to talent majors may prefer to submit additional materials. Please relate to a previous weblog here for more information on department supplements. Please make reference to our scholarship grid for a full list of scholarships.

‘Are you yes I don’t have to submit other things become considered for a scholarship?’

The merit-based scholarships administered by work of Admission just need submission associated with the Application that is common and Writing Supplement for consideration. Nonetheless, there are some other scholarships distributed by USC being administered by businesses outside the workplace of Admission. These scholarships have varying deadlines, more eligibility that is specific, and require additional applications. Please make reference to the scholarship grid to find out more.

‘What types of students get scholarships?’

We are looking for various types of students. There is certainly not a key algorithm that determines whether a student is worth a scholarship. We assess everything into the application, considering both qualitative and factors that are quantitative. We additionally weigh in fields of interests, unique circumstances and backgrounds that are unique.

‘When do we find out if I am being awarded a scholarship?’

For those applicants that are first-year applied by December 1st, notifications will be released by the start of February 2014. Consideration for many scholarships requires a visit to campus for the in-person interview. Students that do perhaps not receive a scholarship will still be considered for regular admission. All decisions are mailed by 1, 2014 april.

‘What about school funding? Is the fact that the same as scholarships?’

No. A scholarship is dependant on students’s merit while financial aid is centered on a student’s need. Financial aid will comprise of college and grants that are federal work study and loans. USC meets 100% of demonstrated need as established by our school funding office. The quantity of your economic aid will likely be centered on the information in your FAFSA and CSS Profile. Both are accessible online and must certanly be submitted by February tenth (first-year students) or March 3rd (transfer students).