Scholarship Programs

Alumni support current USD students through USD Alumni Association's scholarship programs. Over 70 percent of current USD students receive some type of financial assistance. Since 2006, the USD Alumni Association has awarded over 160 scholarships to deserving undergraduate and graduate students. Gifts to the alumni scholarships funds are made up of personally meaningful annual alumni gifts. Make your gift today!

Apply through Feb. 25th for Alumni & Class Legacy Scholarships at 

Check out the amazing Alumni Association and Class Legacy Scholars for 2016-2017 below. 

Alumni Endowed Scholarship

Danny Burkett '06 Memorial Scholarship

Comité México Scholarship

Kyle O'Connell Memorial Scholarship

Senior Class Legacy Scholarship

Therese Whitcomb '53 Scholarship

More ways to help

Did you know that you can name your own alumni scholarship? To create a scholarship, a minimum gift of $5,000 is required. Please contact the Office of Special Gifts and Scholarships at (619) 260-4510 for additional information.

Want to know how the student recipients are selected? Become an alumni volunteer scholarship reader. You will read and rank scholarship applications and help select next year's alumni scholars.

Finally, be a promoter. Share the stories of student awardees and encourage your friends to make a gift to support USD students today.