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National Fellowships and Scholar Programs


Workshops Offered

Learn more about the application process or a particular award. A range of topics are covered to help students applying for a variety of fellowships and scholarships. Most sessions feature faculty advisors and/or USC student winners.

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Workshop Description
Summer Opportunities Session 1574226000

When: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Where: Gressette Room (3rd Floor Harper College)
Topics: UK Summer Fulbright, DAAD RISE, Mount Vernon

Learn about summer programs such as NSF REUs, the UK Summer Fulbright, Mount Vernon Fellows, and the DAAD RISE at this session for freshmen and sophomores.

Juniors Abroad in Spring Planning Session 1573794000

When: Friday, November 15, 2019 at 1:30 PM
Where: Gressette Room (3rd Floor Harper College)
Topics: Fulbright, NSF GRF, Rhodes, Rotary

Offers a brief introduction to some fellowships for seniors, including NSF GRFP, Fulbright, Rhodes, and Rotary. Specifically for juniors who will be abroad in the spring to get them thinking ahead.

Rotary Global Grants Workshop 1573621200

When: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Where: Gressette Room (3rd Floor Harper College)
Topics: Rotary, Rotary Peace

Rotary offers $30,000+ for a year of graduate work abroad in one of Rotary’s six areas of focus.

Boren Workshop 1573448400

When: Monday, November 11, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Where: DeSaussure 228
Topics: Boren Fellowship, Boren Scholarship

NOAA Hollings Scholarship Workshop 1573016400

When: Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Where: Gressette Room (3rd Floor Harper College)
Topics: Hollings

The Hollings offers $28,000 to sophomores studying fields that support NOAA’s programs and mission; includes paid summer internship with a NOAA facility.

Summer Opportunities Session 1572580800

When: Friday, November 1, 2019 at 1:30 PM
Where: Gressette Room (3rd Floor Harper College)
Topics: UK Summer Fulbright, DAAD RISE, Mount Vernon

Learn about summer programs such as NSF REUs, the UK Summer Fulbright, Mount Vernon Fellows, and the DAAD RISE at this session for freshmen and sophomores.

Udall Scholarship Workshop 1572235200

When: Monday, October 28, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Where: DeSaussure 228
Topics: Udall

The Udall offers $7,000 for sophomores or juniors with a commitment to the environment, or to Native Americans and Alaskan Natives in fields related to health care, the environment, or tribal public policy.

Public Policy & International Affairs (PPIA) Fellowship Workshop 1569988800

When: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Where: DeSaussure 228
Topics: PPIA Fellowship

PPIA is a fully-funded seven-week long summer program for college juniors to study at one of five Junior Summer Institutes (JSI) in areas of public service and international affairs.

DAAD Scholarships Workshop 1569816000

When: Monday, September 30, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.
Where: Gambrell 428
Topics: DAAD Undergraduate, DAAD Study, DAAD RISE, DAAD RISE Professional, DAAD Summer, DAAD internXchange, DAAD GSRG, DAAD Bundestag, DAAD Research, DAAD Intensive Language

Learn more about the various DAAD Scholarships which fund study abroad in Germany.

Critical Languages Scholarship (CLS) Workshop 1569211200

When: Monday, September 23, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Where: Gressette Room (3rd Floor Harper College)
Topics: CLS

The CLS provides a summer intensive language study abroad program in one of 16 critical need languages.

Goldwater Scholarship Workshop 1568606400

When: Monday, September 16, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.
Where: DeSaussure 228
Topics: Goldwater

Up to $7,500 support for STEM students who plan a career in research

STEM Workshop (Goldwater, NSF, ect.) 1568174400

When: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Where: Swearingen 3D05
Topics: Goldwater, NSF GRF

Overview of fellowship options for STEM students for undergraduate and graduate study, as well as summer research.

Truman Scholarship Workshop 1568001600

When: Monday, September 9, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Where: DeSaussure 228
Topics: Truman

Provides $30,000 for graduate school for juniors preparing for a career in public service with demonstrated leadership, academic achievement, and a commitment to public service.

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship with DOD NDSEG, DOE CSGF and SMART Workshop 1567569600

When: Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 4:00 pm
Where: Gressette Room (3rd Floor Harper College)
Topics: DOE CSGF, DOD NDSEG, NSF GRF, SMART

estimated $132,000 for graduate school funding for Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and Social Science students

Gilman, Bridging, Freeman-ASIA Workshop 1566964800

When: Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Where: Close-Hipp Room 650A
Topics: Gilman, Bridging, Freeman-ASIA

Offers a brief overview of some national fellowship opportunities that provide funding for study abroad.

Gates-Cambridge Scholarship Application Workshop 1566792000

When: Monday, August 26, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Where: DeSaussure 228
Topics: Gates Cambridge

Provides funding for a graduate degree at Cambridge University in the UK.

Knight-Hennessy Information Session 1566446400

When: Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Where: DeSaussure 228
Topics: Knight-Hennessy

Join us as we welcome Jeff Wachtel, executive director of the Knight-Hennessy Scholarship, to campus. The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program is a graduate-level scholarship aimed at preparing the next generation of global leaders to address the increasingly complex challenges facing the world. Register here to attend the upcoming information session: https://apply.knight-hennessy.stanford.edu/register/southcarolina2019

Engage in the Process: Orientation to National Fellowships & Scholarships 1566273600

When: Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 10:30 am OR 1:30 pm
Where: Currell College Room 107

Attend this session to meet national fellowship advisors and previous USC winners and learn how to apply for a national fellowship that fits your academic interests and career goals.

Fulbright Final Working Session 1565928000

When: Friday, August 16, 2019 at 1:30 PM
Where: Gressette Room (3rd Floor Harper College)
Topics: Fulbright