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National Fellowships and Scholar Programs

Fellowship Peer Mentors

Fellowship Peer Mentors (FPMs) are current USC students and national award winners who help the National Fellowships Office with outreach. Recipients of awards such as Hollings, Goldwater, Critical Language Scholarship, Truman and more, these students come from an array of different disciplines and fellowship experiences. They are excited to chat with peers about their specific fellowship experience over coffee (on us!). 

Connecting with a Peer Mentor

Interested in chatting with an FPM? Follow these steps: 

No FPM for your fellowship of interest? Already met with an FPM? Then make an advisor appointment and complete your Candidate Profile.

Graduate students can find their Graduate Fellowship Peer Mentors here.

2023 - 2024 Fellowship Peer Mentors:

  • Cecilia Callozzo

    Cecilia Callozzo

    Languages, Literatures, & Cultures & Global Studies Major | Gilman Scholarship

  • Alexis Soucy

    Alexis Soucy

    Pre-Med & Biology Major | DAAD RISE

  • Daisy Perez

    Daisy Perez

    Political Science Major | Gilman Scholarship

  • Ryan Lohr

    Ryan Lohr

    Global Studies & Political Science Major | Project Global Officer (GO)

  • Emma McBride

    Emma McBride

    Computer Science Major | Department of Defense Cyber Scholarship Program

  • Amber Pospistle

    Amber Pospistle

    Interdisciplinary Studies (BARSC) Major | Goldwater Scholarship, Broad Summer Research Program Scholar

  • Mariana Orihuela

    Mariana Orihuela

    Psychology Major | Amgen Summer Research Fellowship

  • Nina Coli

    Nina Coli

    Environmental Science Major | National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates 

  • Alexis Soucy

    Alexis Soucy

    Pre-Med & Biology Major |  DAAD RISE

  • Katerina Krstanovic

    Katerina Krstanovic

    Biomedical Engineering Major | Mayo Clinic Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

  • Ainsley Cain

    Ainsley Cain

    Marine Science Major | NOAA Hollings Scholarship

  • Esther Adelson

    Esther Adelson

    Chemistry &  Math Major | NOAA Hollings Scholarship


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