Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs

2017-2018 National Fellowsips Workshops

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Attend a National Fellowships Workshop

The first step in applying for an award is to attend a workshop! Students of all years are encouraged to attend, years of eligibility are noted. Most sessions feature faculty advisors and/or USC student winners.

August 2017

Gates-Cambridge Workshop

Monday, August 28 at 4:00 PM, Legare 322

Seniors & Graduate Students, supports graduate study in the UK at Cambridge University


Orientation to National Fellowships and Scholarships Sessions

Tuesday, August 29 at 5:00 PM, HRH B110

Freshmen, Come get an introduction to national fellowships—what they are, why you should apply, which ones might be for you, and how OFSP can help


September 2017

Orientation to National Fellowships and Scholarships Sessions

Tuesday, September 5 at 6:00 PM, Capstone Campus Room

Freshmen, Come get an introduction to national fellowships—what they are, why you should apply, which ones might be for you, and how OFSP can help


DAAD, Gilman, Bridging, and Freeman Asia Scholarships Workshop

Wednesday, September 6 at 3 PM, Gressette Room, 3rd Floor Harper College

Undergraduate & Graduate Students Offers a brief overview of some national fellowship opportunities that provide funding for study abroad


Orientation to National Fellowships and Scholarships Sessions

Wednesday, September 6 at 5:30 PM, HRH B110

Freshmen, Come get an introduction to national fellowships—what they are, why you should apply, which ones might be for you, and how OFSP can help


Truman Workshop

Monday, September 11 at 4:00 PM, Gressette Room, 3rd floor Harper College

Juniors, up to $30,000 for those preparing for a career in public service with demonstrated leadership, academic achievement, service accomplishments, and a commitment to public service


National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Workshop with DOD NDSEG, DOE CSGF, and SMART

Wednesday, September 13 at 4:00 PM, Gressette Room, 3rd floor Harper College

Seniors & Graduate Students, estimated $138,000 for graduate school funding for Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and Social Science students


Goldwater Workshop

Monday, September 18 at 4:00 PM, Gressette Room, 3rd floor Harper College

Sophomores & Juniors, up to $7,500 support for STEM students who plan a career in research


October 2017

Boren Scholarship & Fellowship and Critical Language Scholarship Drop-In Session

Wednesday, October 4 at 4:00 PM, Gressette Room, 3rd floor Harper College

Undergradudate & Graduate Students, these two opportunities focus on critical language study, with CLS being a summer program, and Boren offering up to $20,000 for an undergraduate year abroad


November 2017

Summer Opportunities for Freshmen and Sophomores

Monday, November 6 at 4:00 PM, Gressette Room, 3rd floor Harper College

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


Udall and NOAA Hollings Workshop

Wednesday, November 8 at 3:00 PM, Gressette Room, 3rd floor Harper College

Sophomores & Juniors, The Udall offers $7,000 for students with a commitment to the environment, or to Native Americans in fields related to health care, the environment, or tribal public policy
Sophomores, The Hollings offers up to $28,000 to students studying fields that support NOAA’s programs and mission; includes summer internship with a NOAA facility


Pickering, Rangel, and Payne Workshop

Monday, November 13 at 4:00 PM, Gressette Room, 3rd floor Harper College

Seniors & Graduate Students, up to $95,000 to fund a graduate degree for students planning a career in the Foreign Service


Junior Outreach Information Session

Wednesday, November 29 at 4:00 PM, Legare 321

Offers a brief overview of some of the fellowships juniors should consider as they approach senior year, including NSF, Fulbright, Rhodes, and Rotary


January 2018

Summer Opportunities for Freshmen and Sophomores

Wednesday, January 17 at 4:00 PM, Gressette Room, 3rd floor Harper College

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


Madison Graduate Fellowship Workshop

Tuesday, January 23 at 4:00 PM, Gressette Room, 3rd floor Harper College

Rising Seniors & Graduate Students Offers support for graduate school to students intending a career as a high school US history, government, or social studies teacher


February 2018

Sophomore Series

Friday, February 2, 9, 16 and 23 at 12 PM, 650 Lincoln Conference Room

Sophomores, learn about leadership, faculty relationships and research to prepare for being a competitive fellowship applicant, all majors welcome, registration required, email ofsp@sc.edu for details by January 20th


Gilman, Bridging, and Freeman-ASIA Scholarship Workshop

Monday, February 5 at 4:00 PM, Gressette Room, Harper College 3rd floor

Undergraduate & Graduate Students, offers a brief overview of some national fellowship opportunities that provide funding for study abroad


Rotary Global Grant Workshop

Monday, February 21 at 4:00 PM, Gressette Room, Harper College 3rd floor

Rising Juniors, Seniors, & Graduate Students, $30,000+ for graduate work abroad in one of Rotary's six areas of focus. Local Rotarians will be in attendance


March 2018

Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, Gates, Schwarzman, Knight-Hennessy, and Soros Scholarship Workshop

Monday, March 5 at 4:00 PM, Gressette Room, Harper College 3rd floor

Rising Seniors & Graduate Students (Fall 2018 applicants only), Supports graduate study in the UK and Ireland


Fulbright Workshop

Wednesday, March 21 at 4 PM, Gressette Room, Harper College 3rd Floor

Seniors & Graduate Students, Supports one year abroad to conduct research, pursue advanced study, or undertake teaching assistantships


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