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Five Gamecocks take off as Gilman Scholars

Asia Fulton, Lydia Hill and Carlos Sanchez Julia are among five of the University of South Carolina's most recently named Gilman Scholars. These three undergraduates will be traveling to Central and South America.

Students get unique beyond the classroom experiences with summer fellowships

Summer programs supported by national fellowships provide students with both the structure and the funding to gain hands-on experience as policymakers, researchers and global citizens.

National fellowships open the door to a future in chemistry

Grace Thaggard is dedicated to cultivating the future of chemistry, whether that be advancing her field through research or inspiring the next generation of scientists. She may never have realized this vision without her undergraduate fellowship experience.

UofSC alumni will travel the world as Fulbright students

Gina Hollenbach, Felicia McGill, Ashleigh Rufty and Aidan Thomason have been selected to participate in this international exchange program, which offers the opportunity to advance professionally while expanding cultural perspectives.

4th Udall Scholar named in 10 years at UofSC

McNair Scholar Harrison Bench has received this prestigious award for his environmental advocacy and leadership.

Helping them see themselves

This summer, after 28 years leading National Fellowships and Scholar Programs, Novella Fortner Beskid is retiring. Of the many mementos Novella Beskid can take with her when she leaves, the best are in her mind.

UofSC's five Hollings Scholars will gain experience as environment advocates and researchers

Haley Durbin, Blair Elliott, Sydney Staines, Weston Watts and Jasmine Witt have been named 2022 recipients of NOAA Hollings scholarship, which offers $19,000 and a 10-week paid internship with a NOAA facility.

NSF honors 13 UofSC students and alumni for meritorious research proposals

Five students have been offered Graduate Research Fellowships with NSF, and an additional five have been recognized as honorable mentions for the intellectual merit and impact of their proposed research projects.

Two Honors students embark on a yearlong exchange to Germany

Caroline Favret and Jahleel Johnson will be heading to Germany this summer as recipients of the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals.

Four UofSC students to complete intensive summer institutes in critical languages

Laurel Davis, Agnes Nzomene Kahouo Foda, Maeve Smith and Hall West have earned Critical Language Scholarships for summer 2022. These scholarships, offered by the US Department of State, fund 12 weeks of immersive study in a language deemed essential to America's national security and economic prosperity.

Two UofSC Honors students win Goldwater scholarships

For two South Carolina Honors College students, earning the 2022 Goldwater Scholarship has turned childhood dreams into reality. For the University of South Carolina, this achievement marks 30 yeras

UofSC celebrates 30 years of Goldwater scholars

Kirsten Fisher and Amanda Manea have been named 2022 Barry Goldwater Scholarship winners. This year marks the University of South Carolina's 30th consecutive year producing Goldwater Scholars. This scholarship is the most prestigious award for undergraduates in the sciences.

Two UofSC undergrads earn summer research internships in Germany

Two South Carolina Honors College students, Charlotte Pollack and Adam Quin, have won the DAAD RISE award for STEM undergraduates.

Meet Rising Graduate Scholar Nancy Uriegas

UofSC's Nancy Uriegas, a PhD student in exercise science, has been recognized as a Rising Graduate Scholar by Diverse Education for her research in nutrition, eating disorders and energy availability in athletics, performing arts and military medicine.

Blake Gibbons wins PPIA, finds niche in urban development

Junior geography and political science major Blake Gibbons has been awarded the PPIA Junior Summer Institute Fellowship. He will complete a fully-funded, intensive public policy and international affairs program at the University of Michigan this summer.

Six UofSC undergraduates offered Gilman scholarships

Victoria Halsey, Stella Strength, Iulia Tsilimbaeva, Anne Tumlin, Johan Willem van Rosevelt and one other UofSC undergraduate have been offered Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships following the fall 2021 application cycle.

Graduate Student Resources Hub Hosts Grand Opening

UofSC graduate students now have greater access to key resources on campus, thanks to a collaboration between the Graduate School, National Fellowships and University Career Center.

Alumna’s passion for environment leads to career at EPA

Hollings NOAA and Udall Scholar Hali Kerr joins the Environmental Protection Agency as an attorney-advisor. With this new role, Kerr hopes to have an impact on making our air cleaner.

2011, 2020 Graduate Selected for Spaceflight Simulation Study

Boren Scholar William Brown has been selected to be part of a NASA spaceflight simulation study in Moscow.

South Carolina Senior awarded Rotary Global Grant to Thailand

Honors College senior Clare Steiner has been named a recipient of the Rotary Global Grant to pursue graduate studies abroad in 2022-2023.

Freeman-ASIA Scholarship awards three UofSC students in 2021

Three University of South Carolina students, Madison Clark, Hannah Gardner and Chloe Penaflor, have been named 2021 Freeman-ASIA Scholars.

NOAA Hollings fellowship awarded to five South Carolina undergraduates

Students who show promise as influential researchers early in their careers find their footing with the NOAA Hollings fellowship.

2020-2021 UofSC National Fellowships Winners

It was another banner year for the University of South Carolina with 67 winners across 27 awards for a total $1.85 million awarded to our students. From Goldwater to Fulbright to Gilman and the other 24 awards represented, we congratulate our winners on their success!

GEM National Consortium awards two UofSC students

Students underrepresented in STEM fields are eligible for prestigious fellowships through GEM that empower, enlighten and create opportunities in industry, government, labs and academia.

Fulbright offers UofSC students opportunities for research and study abroad

Four UofSC students won Fulbright grants in three separate areas this year. NFSP is proud to announce the first two Fulbright grants for graduate study in the UK.

 

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