USC Price School of Public Policy

Financial Aid

The USC Price Dean’s Merit Scholarship has allowed me to focus on my courses, take unpaid internships, and fully participate in all of the programs that USC Price offers. My education at USC Price has been amazing.

Richardson Tyler Durchslag-Richardson
MPP ’11

USC Price Financial AidCommitted to enrolling the most talented students in the world regardless of background or financial circumstances, USC administers the largest private financial aid pool in the United States.  In addition, students can find a variety of scholarships, work/study opportunities, and school-level resources to help them pursue a USC Price education.

USC Financial Aid Opportunities for Entering USC Price Master’s Students

  • Dean’s Merit Scholarships
  • City/County Management Fellowship Program
  • City Hall Fellows Scholarship Program
  • USC Price/COLFUTURO (Colombia) Fellowship Program
  • USC Price/CONACYT (Mexico) Fellowship Program
  • USC Price/Coro Alumni Fellowship Program
  • USC Price/Peace Corps Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program
  • USC Price/Public Policy and International Affairs Scholarships
  • USC Price Republic of Korea Ministry of Public Administration and Security 1+1 Program
  • USC Price/Teach for America Scholarships
  • MPA Online Merit Scholarship
  • Master of Planning Diversity Fellowships
  • Master of Real Estate Development Scholarships
  • VA Yellow Ribbon Program

Graduate Summer Internship Fund

Ph.D. Awards


University Scholarships

Many USC support groups and alumni clubs award scholarships to graduate and undergraduate students. Please contact the USC Price Financial Aid Coordinator for additional information at (213) 740-0550, or e-mail