A scholarship fully funded by the USC Student Body
Welcome to NTSAF

The NTSAF offers supplemental scholarships to entering freshmen, transfer and graduate students based on the individual USC Financial Aid package of each Scholar. Applicants residing in areas surrounding the University Park Campus and Health Sciences campus and first-generation college students are given primary consideration in the selection process. Please note that the scholarship is not limited to these populations.

2017-2018 Scholarship Application Available Now!

Thank you for your interest in the Norman Topping Student Aid Fund at the University of Southern California. For eligibility and application information, click here. 2017-2018 Deadlines:

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 (freshman applicants)
Sunday, May 21, 2017 (transfer and graduate applicants)


Request a Presentation

The NTSAF works with high schools and community colleges throughout the greater Los Angeles area to bring awareness of the Topping scholarship. To request a Topping Scholarship presentation on your campus, please email us at ntsaf@usc.edu or call 213.740.7575.

Approximately 15% of USC undergraduate students are the first person in their family to attend college! Check out some of their stories below and visit the USC First Generation College Student website.

Topping Scholars volunteer at the annual Safe Halloween, a collaborative event with the Hoover Recreation Center where neighborhood youth enjoy a haunted house, inflatable rides, candies, and treats.

America in Japan USC Dornsife students travel to Japan as part of the Norman Topping student program.