Scholarships

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, the USC Department of Regulatory and Quality Sciences offers multiple scholarships based on financial need, scholastic achievement, and leadership qualities.

Scholarships do not have to be repaid and are awarded in varying amounts to students who meet special qualifications outlined by a selection committee or donor. Unless otherwise indicated, all scholarships and merit awards can only be used toward tuition expenses.

Eligibility and Application Process

New students will be awarded scholarships based upon academic merit and financial need as detailed in their application for admission. No additional application is required for merit scholarship consideration.

Applicants will be offered the opportunity to apply for all available scholarships at the time of their application to the program. This will enable applicants to be considered for and apply to various scholarships offered through the USC Department of Regulatory and Quality Sciences.

International students are eligible for all departmental scholarships and strongly encouraged to apply.

Notification of Scholarship Award

New students will be notified of merit-based scholarship awards with their admission decision. We do not send notifications to those applicants not selected.

Please note, scholarship awards may be impacted due to a change in program length or a leave of absence. We encourage you to submit a scholarship web contact form to confirm how your award may be impacted.

Named Scholarships

Aiko Maruya Award

The award for excellence in Regulatory Science was named in honor of Aiko Maruya who passed away before she could receive her doctoral degree. The Aiko Maruya Award is given to students pursuing their graduate education in regulatory or quality sciences based upon financial need and academic merit. The recipient is selected by a committee of reviewers, faculty, and staff.

Amount: $5,000

Eligibility: Candidates for this award must be admitted to and enroll in one or more of the programs offered by the department.

Selection criteria: Consideration will be based upon academic merit and financial need as detailed in their application for admission.

Application Process: Prospective students are selected based upon their application for admission.

Industry Sponsored Scholarships

YuYu Pharma Scholarship

The department awards a YuYu Pharma work-study bursary to students pursuing their graduate education in regulatory or quality sciences based upon financial need and academic merit. The recipient is selected by a committee of reviewers, faculty, and staff.

Amount: $5,000

Eligibility: Candidates for this award must be admitted to and enroll in one or more of the programs offered by the department.

Selection criteria: Consideration will be based upon academic merit and financial need as detailed in the application for admission.

Application Process: Prospective students are selected based upon their application for admission.

Department Funded Scholarships

Dean’s Undergraduate Leadership Scholarship

The department awards the Dean’s Undergraduate Leadership scholarships to incoming full-time students with demonstrated leadership capacity and experience who plan to attend the Health Sciences campus.

Amount: $5,000

Eligibility: Students must have a minimum 3.3 GPA, with two or more years of leadership experience.

Selection criteria: Consideration will be based on GPA, leadership skills, experience, and interests highlighted in the resume and Statement of Purpose, as well as the overall quality of the admissions application. The recipient is selected by a committee of reviewers, faculty, and staff.

Application Process: Prospective students are selected based upon their application for admission.

Dean’s Professional Leadership Scholarship

The department awards the Dean’s Professional Leadership scholarships to incoming part-time students with demonstrated leadership capacity and experience.

Amount: $5,000

Eligibility: Students must have a minimum 3.3 GPA, with two or more years of leadership experience.

Selection criteria: Consideration will be based on GPA, leadership skills, experience, and interests highlighted in the resume and Statement of Purpose, as well as the overall quality of the admissions application. The recipient is selected by a committee of reviewers, faculty, and staff.

Application Process: Prospective students are selected based upon their application for admission.

Quality Excellence Scholarship

The department awards the Quality Excellence Scholarship to students pursuing their Master’s in Medical Product Quality based upon financial need and academic merit. The recipient is selected by a committee of reviewers, faculty, and staff.

Amount: $5,000

Eligibility: Candidates for this award must be admitted to and/or enrolled in the Master of Science in Medical Product Quality program.

Selection criteria: Consideration will be based upon academic merit and financial need as detailed in the application for admission.

Application Process: Prospective students are selected based upon their application for admission.

Drug Development Scholarship

The department awards the Drug Development Scholarship to students pursuing their Master’s in Management of Drug Development based upon financial need and academic merit. The recipient is selected by a committee of reviewers, faculty, and staff.

Amount: $5,000

Eligibility: Candidates for this award must be admitted to and/or enrolled in the Master of Science in Management of Drug Development program.

Selection criteria: Consideration will be based upon academic merit and financial need as detailed in the application for admission.

Application Process: Prospective students are selected based upon their application for admission.

Leadership and Professional Development Scholarship

The department awards the Leadership and Professional Development Scholarship to students pursuing their Master’s in Regulatory Management based upon financial need and academic merit. The recipient is selected by a committee of reviewers, faculty, and staff.

Amount: $5,000

Eligibility: Candidates for this award must be admitted to and/or enrolled in the Master of Science in Regulatory Management program.

Selection criteria: Consideration will be based upon academic merit and financial need as detailed in the application for admission.

Application Process: Prospective students are selected based upon their application for admission.

Scholarship for the Advancement of Regulatory Science

The department awards the Scholarship for the Advancement of Regulatory Science to students pursuing their Master’s in Regulatory Science based upon financial need and academic merit. The recipient is selected by a committee of reviewers, faculty, and staff.

Amount: $5,000

Eligibility: Candidates for this award must be admitted to and/or enrolled in the Master of Science in Regulatory Science program.

Selection criteria: Consideration will be based upon academic merit and financial need as detailed in the application for admission.

Application Process: Prospective students are selected based upon their application for admission.

Regulatory and Quality Science Scholarship

The department awards Regulatory and Quality Science scholarships to students pursuing their graduate education in regulatory or quality sciences based upon financial need and academic merit. The recipients are selected by a committee of reviewers, faculty, and staff.

Amount: $5,000

Eligibility: Candidates for this award must be admitted to and/or enrolled in one or more of the programs offered by the department.

Selection criteria: Consideration will be based upon academic merit and financial need as detailed in their application for admission.

Application Process: Prospective students are selected based upon their application for admission.