COVID-19 has drastically changed the lives of all USF students, but our USF international students face unique challenges during this global pandemic and are not eligible for financial assistance from the federal CARES Act. Without your assistance, these international students may find it impossible to fulfill their dream of earning a college degree at USF. Your support and advocacy for these highly valued students is greatly appreciated.
Some were forced to remain in the U.S., far away from their families, as the borders to their home countries closed. Others, who were able to travel home, are unsure when they will be able to return to USF. Many are facing the difficult decision of how to continue with their studies since their families have lost jobs and incomes and are unable to provide financial support. Many USF international students are facing multiple stressors at this time, magnified by limited communication with their families, as well as new financial realities caused by the current global economic crisis.
How You CAn HelP
In response to the needs of USF international students, USF World has created the USF World International Student Support Fund. This fund allows Bulls Country an opportunity to circle the herd and unite in support of our international students. Your gift, of any size, will be transformative to the success of our international Bulls at USF. Our international students need you now more than ever.
how to apply
To apply for funding, please click here and select the Review Scholarship Applications link to apply via the scholarship application tool. Applicants must log into the system using their NetID and password. Please ensure you have completed an application in the system before you can apply for the USF World International Student Support Fund.
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During this unprecedented time, be a part of #BullsUnited and help USF international students who are experiencing financial need continue their studies at USF by making a gift of any size at usf.to/USFWorld. #ONEUSF
Thank you and Go Bulls!
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