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International experiences await USC's three newest Fulbright recipients

Josh Lastimoso, Madison Mueller and Caroline Westberg have earned 2024-2025 Fulbright U.S. Student Program fellowships to spend approximately a year in the United Kingdom, Taiwan and Spain, respectively.

School is out, fellowships are in: seven USC students earn summer opportunities in the U.S., abroad

"What are you doing this summer?" Seven Gamecocks have intriguing answers to that question.

Two USC students earn Boren Scholarships for intensive language study, cultural immersion

Caroline Lochner and Claire Mattes have earned Boren Scholarships for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Leaders in the making: three USC graduate students named Presidential Management Fellows

Nikki Chen, Brittney Hudson-Smith and Desiree Jenkins are the University of South Carolina's newest Presidential Management Fellows.

Two USC students earn Erasmus Mundus scholarships to pursue master's degrees abroad

Kathleen Barnwell and Carlos Sanchez Julia are 2024 recipients of Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships.

Gamecocks in Germany: six USC students awarded DAAD scholarships

Molly Conway, Shannon DePratter, Parker Huggins, Shruti Jadhav, Vansh Nagpal and Lydia Pless have been awarded scholarships from DAAD, the German Academic Exchange Service. This is the largest cohort of University of South Carolina students ever to earn DAAD funding for summer research and internships in Germany.

USC Announces Three Critical Language Scholarship Recipients

Eli Hatcher, Jahleel Johnson and Sophia Rowan have been awarded the 2024 Critical Language Scholarship for intensive language study.

Honors College student wins Truman Scholarship

Reese Lycan embodies the spirit of the Truman Scholarship. With an eye on becoming a physician, the South Carolina Honors College junior from Lexington, Kentucky, also wants to advocate for better health care access, particularly for low-income residents of rural Appalachia.

USC has 3 Goldwater scholars in 2024

Three University of South Carolina Honors College students were awarded prestigious Goldwater scholarships Friday. They are: Caroline Rucker, a junior biomedical engineering major from Powhatan, Virginia; Jeremiah Tobin, a junior biomedical engineering major from Greenville; and Katelyn Wyandt, a junior computer science major from Summerville, South Carolina.

Change of plans: Canceled study abroad trip leads to new career goals

One week before Honors College studentJosh Hughes planned to study abroad in Ukraine, his trip was canceled because of the escalating conflict with Russia. He was disappointed, until a new opportunity arose in Kyrgyzstan. Now, he's returned to his host country on a Critical Language scholarship.

Sarah Davis blazes trail for mothers pursuing Ph.D.s

As she prepares to celebrate her first Mother’s Day, graduate fellowship peer mentor Sarah Davis reflects on what it means to have a successful academic career while starting a family.

USC's Fulbright student fights for health equity

Personal experience with chronic illness motivated Capstone Scholar Samantha Johnson to pursue a Fulbright grant in global health policy.

NOAA Hollings scholarship empowers USC's emerging scientists

Four University of South Carolina sophomores have earned the 2023 NOAA Hollings Scholarship for environmental research, education and advocacy.

Critical Language Scholarships empower USC students to become global leaders

Jahleel Johnson, Josh Hughes and Lex Whalen represent South Carolina's commitment to fostering globally-minded scholars who can help tackle the world's most pressing issues.

Public health graduates earn prestigious presidential management fellowship

Akeen Hamilton, Ellen Stowe and Michaela Williams are among the five University of South Carolina students named Presidential Management Fellows.

Breaking barriers: Kaleb Phelps pioneers research on autism diagnosis experiences in the Black community

Phelps is set to begin conducting research on the experiences of Black families pursuing ASD diagnoses with funding from a 2023 Autism Science Foundation fellowship.

Undergraduates earn prestigious research opportunities in Germany

Dylan Johnson, Amber Pospistle and Alexis Soucy have earned summer research experiences at a top German universities as DAAD RISE interns.

Meet USC's newest Goldwater Scholars

Shannon Depratter, Neal Hammond, Emma Mason and Amber Pospistle share a goal of fighting disease and improving lives through groundbreaking research.

USC announces 4 Goldwater scholars

Four university of South Carolina students have been awarded prestigious Goldwater Scholarships.

Student finds his path through internship in Germany

Jahleel Johnson reflects on the confidence and insight he's gained from completing a fellowship experience in Germany.

Building a better world

Tamera Sullivan, a 2019 USC and Fulbright alumna, will now pursue a career as a foreign service officer with the Pickering Fellowship.

Carolina students pursue innovative study abroad experiences as Gilman Scholars

Five University of South Carolina students will receive funding from the Gilman scholarship program to pursue a range of study abroad experiences, from gathering drone imagery to learning languages.

USC's first Samvid Scholar will fight for equity in education

Bennett Lunn, a 2020 graduate of the South Carolina Honors College, has become the university's first alumnus to receive the Samvid Scholarship. A future attorney committed to advancing equity in education, Lunn will use the scholarship to help fund a legal degree.

'More than research'

UofSC's most recent Rotary Scholar, Layne Scopano, tackles global healthcare inequality.

Gwen Hopper named Davidson Graduate Fellow

With funding from an NOAA fellowship, Gwen Hopper will help scientists understand coastal problems that may influence future management strategies.


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