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National Fellowships and Scholar Programs

Advising and Workshops

National Fellowship Workshop Webinars

Workshops are offered to dive into the details of applications for specific awards.  We also occasionally offer sessions that are an overview of a variety of similar competitions (e.g. STEM or Study Abroad). 

To get started with investigating national fellowships, we recommend watching the “Introduction to National Fellowships,” exploring our INFO database of awards, and creating your Candidate Profile.  We look forward to working with you!

Recorded Webinars


Boren Scholarship and Fellowship

Find out more about the Boren Scholarship and Fellowship, which provide funding for studying critical need languages abroad in this webinar. Featuring a previous scholar and one of our committee chairs.  

UofSC Fall 2020 Boren Webinar »

British 101 

Are you considering graduate study in the UK or Ireland? In this workshop we discuss the opportunities that the Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, and Gates Scholarships can provide to you.

UofSC Spring 2021 British 101 Webinar »

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS)

Watch this workshop for an overview of the Critical Language Scholarship, a fully-funded summer intensive language program sponsored by the State Department.

UofSC Fall 2021 CLS Webinar »

DAAD Grants for Research and Study

This webinar is a quick overview of a variety of grants sponsored by DAAD, funding research or study in Germany in a range of fields.

UofSC Fall 2021 DAAD Scholarships Workshop »

Ford Foundation Fellowship

Please provide the following description: This workshop offers information for students interested in applying for Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs. This workshop features Dr. Yvette Huet, a liaison from the Ford program, and Dr. Todd Shaw, a faculty advisor for Ford from UofSC.

UofSC Fall 2021 Ford Webinar »

Fulbright Student Grants

In this webinar, we will discuss the U.S. Fulbright Student Program. The Fulbright allows students to conduct research, pursue advanced study, or undertake teaching assistantships for one year in a foreign country.

UofSC Spring 2021 Fulbright 101 Workshop »

Gates Cambridge Scholarship

This webinar offers some hints and tips for applying for the Gates Cambridge Scholarship, which funds graduate degrees at Cambridge in the UK. It also features special guest Ryan Geiser '17, a 2018 Gates Scholar who shares his experience with the application process and at Cambridge.

UofSC Fall 2020 Gates Webinar »

Gates Cambridge Workshop

A quick overview of the Gates Cambridge Scholarship and the Fall 2021 application process.

Gates Cambridge Workshop »

Gilman, Bridging, Freeman-ASIA workshop

This workshop features a quick overview of the Gilman, Freeman-ASIA, and Bridging awards and how to apply.

Gilman, Bridging, Freeman-ASIA workshop »

Gilman and Freeman-ASIA 

This live-recorded session covers basic information for students interested in the Gilman and Freeman-ASIA fellowship programs for education abroad.

UofSC Spring 2021 Gilman and Freeman-ASIA Webinar »

Goldwater Scholarship

In this webinar, we discuss the Goldwater Scholarship and our campus application process. The Goldwater is the most prestigious award for undergraduates who plan a research career in a STEM field.

UofSC Fall 2021 Goldwater Workshop »

Graduate Programs Workshop

This workshop covers a combination of fellowships for graduate students: Knight-Hennessy, Schwarzman, Yenching, Soros, Erasmus Mundus and DAAD.

UofSC Spring 2021 Graduate Programs Workshop »

NOAA Hollings Scholarship

Watch this presentation to learn more about the NOAA Hollings Scholarship and how to apply. Featuring insight from two Hollings Scholars and a faculty advisor.  

UofSC Fall 2021 NOAA Hollings Webinar »

NSF GRFP Workshop Fall 2021

This workshop offers information for student interested in applying to the National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship. Interested in learning more?

NSF GRFP Workshop Fall 2021 »

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

This workshop covers general information and application requirements for the the NSF GRFP (for a graduate degree in a STEM, social science, or STEM Education field).

UofSC Spring 2021 NSF GRFP Webinar »

This workshop cover the basics of getting started with the application process for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.

UofSC Spring 2021 NSF GRFP Getting Started Webinar »

Pickering, Rangel and Payne Fellowships

In this webinar, we will discuss the Pickering, Rangel and Payne. These awards provide graduate school financial support for students looking for careers in the Foreign Service.

UofSC Spring 2021 Pickering, Rangel and Payne Webinar »

Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA)

Find out more about the opportunities offered by the Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Junior Summer Institute, and hear from one of UofSC's most recent recipients about his experience.

UofSC Fall 2021 PPIA Workshop »

Rotary Workshop

This session covers the application process and eligibility requirements for those interested in applying for the Rotary grants.

UofSC Spring 2021 Rotary Webinar »

Schwarzman Scholarship

Learn more about the Schwarzman Scholarship, an opportunity to earn a master's degree in Global Affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

UofSC Fall 2021 Schwarzman Workshop

STEM Graduate Awards

Watch this workshop to learn about fellowships for graduate study in STEM. 

UofSC Spring 2021 STEM Graduate Webinar »

Summer Opportunities

Hear about seven summer opportunities for undergraduates to investigate for Summer 2021 – this workshop covers summer programs such as the Gilman, Rangel, and UK Summer Fulbright. These fellowships range from short term in-country experiences to funded research abroad.

UofSC Spring 2021 Summer Opportunities Webinar »

Truman Scholarship

This session covers the basic of the Truman Scholarship and application process. The Truman Scholarship is for Juniors with a passion for public service who intend to attend graduate school. 

UofSC Fall 2021 Truman Workshop »

Udall Scholarship

Watch this webinar to hear more about the Udall scholarship, for those interested in either the environment or issues related to Native American nations.  Featuring faculty committee chair Dr. Shamia Hoque offering insight to the campus application process.

UofSC Fall 2021 Udall Webinar »

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