Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs

2016-2017 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 2016

Orientation to National Fellowships and Scholarships Sessions

Tuesday, August 16 at 10:30 AM OR 1:30 PM, Currell College Room 107

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


Fulbright Workshop

Monday, August 22 at 4 PM, Russell House Room 304

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


Orientation to National Fellowships and Scholarships Make-up Session

Friday, August 26 at 1 PM, Gressette Room, 3rd Floor Harper College

Miss orientation? Come learn about national fellowships - what they are, why you should apply, which ones might be for you, and how OFSP can help


Truman Workshop

Monday, August 29 at 4 PM, Russell House Room 205

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


Gilman, DAAD, Bridging, and Freeman Asia Scholarships Workshop

Tuesday, August 30 at 4 PM, Russell House Room 205

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


Gates-Cambridge Workshop

Wednesday, August 31 at 3:30 PM, Gressette Room

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


September

Goldwater Workshop

Wednesday, September 7 at 4 PM, Gressette Room, 3rd Floor Harper College

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


Rotary Global Grant Presentation at USC Rotaract Meeting

Thursday, September 8 at 6 PM, Petigru

All students are welcome to attend the Rotaract meeting and learn more about Rotary on campus and the Rotary Global Grant which offers $30,000+ for graduate work abroad in one of Rotary's six areas of focus


Gilman Scholarship Drop-In Session

Friday, September 9 from 1-3 PM, DeSaussure 328

Current applicants, come ask questions about your Gilman application


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

Wednesday, September 14 at 4 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


Truman Policy Proposal Workshop

Friday, September 23 at 1 PM, Sloan 315

Current applicants, this workshop will walk you through the process of creating a policy proposal


Truman Scholarship Drop-In Session

Friday, September 30 from 1-3 PM, DeSaussure 328

Current applicants, come ask questions about your Truman application


October

Boren Scholarship & Fellowship and Critical Language Scholarship Workshop

Monday, October 3 at 4 PM, Gressette Room, Harper College 3rd Floor

Undergraduate & 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


Goldwater Scholarship and NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Drop-In Session

Friday, October 7 from 1-3 PM, DeSaussure 328

Current applicants, come ask questions about your Goldwater or NSF GRFP applications


Udall and NOAA Hollings Workshop

Wednesday, October 19 at 3 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


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

Friday, October 21 from 1-3 PM in DeSaussure 328

Current applicants, come ask questions about your Boren or CLS applications


Udall Scholarship Drop-In Session

Friday, October 28 from 1-3 PM in Desaussure 328

Current applicants, come ask questions about your Udall application


November

Summer Opportunities for Freshmen and Sophomores

Monday, November 7 at 4 PM, DeSaussure 228

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


Junior Outreach Information Session

Wednesday, November 9 at 12 PM, DeSaussure 328

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


Hollings Scholar Drop-In Session

Friday, November 11 from 1-3 PM, DeSaussure 328

Current applicants, come ask questions about your Hollings application


Pickering, Rangel, and Payne Workshop

Monday, November 14 at 4 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


January 2017

Summer Opportunities for Freshmen and Sophomores

Monday, January 9 at 3:00 PM, DeSaussure 228

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


Hollings Scholar Drop-In Session

Friday, January 13 from 1-3 PM, DeSaussure 328

Current applicants, come ask questions about your Hollings application


Gilman, Bridging, and Freeman Asia Scholarships Workshop

Tuesday, January 17 at 4 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


REU Drop-In Session

Friday, January 20 from 1-3 PM, DeSaussure 328

Current applicants, come ask questions about your REU applications


Madison Graduate Fellowship Workshop

Monday, January 23 at 4:00 PM, DeSaussure 228

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


Gilman Scholarship Drop-In Session

Friday, January 27 from 1-3 PM, DeSaussure 328

Current applicants, come ask questions about your Gilman application


February

Sophomore Series

Friday, February 3, 10, and 17 at 12 PM, Russell House

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


Rotary Global Grant Workshop

Wednesday, February 15 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


Marshall, Mitchell, and Rhodes Scholarship Tea

Monday, February 20 at 4:00 PM, Maxcy Dining Room

Rising Seniors & Graduate Students (Fall 2017 applicants only), Supports graduate study in the UK and Ireland


Rotary Global Grant Drop-In Session

Friday, February 24 from 1-3 PM, DeSaussure 328

Current applicants, come ask questions about your Rotary application


March

Fulbright Workshop

Wednesday, March 15 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


April

Intent to Apply Deadline

Friday, April 7 by 5:00 PM

Complete our online form to let us know what fellowships you are considering applying to in the 2017-2018 academic year, so we can support you in the process!




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