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The Graduate School Announces 2020-2021 Presidential Fellows

August 24, 2020

The Graduate School is pleased to announce the University of South Carolina's 2020-2021 Presidential Fellows. The Presidential Fellowship  is UofSC’s most prestigious university-wide award for promise of excellence at the graduate level. Presidential Fellows are exemplary scholars and leaders on campus. Unique among peer institutions for its reach across disciplines and focus on professional development, the Presidential Fellowship awards supplemental stipends totaling up to $32,000 for doctoral students (awarded over 4 years) and $20,000 for MFA students (awarded over 5 semesters). This award is in addition to fellowships and assistantships students receive from their academic programs.

The 2020-2021 Presidential Fellows will study in nine different academic programs.  The following is a listing of the incoming cohort of Presidential Fellows.

Jonathan Ahuna
PhD Student
Clinical-Community Psychology

Samantha Greaser
PhD Student
Marine Science

Aimee Herring
PhD Student
Foundations of Education

Sarah Miller
PhD Student
School Psychology

Sophia Negaro
PhD Student
Health Services Policy and Management

Hannah Pearson
MFA Student
Creative Writing

Claire Silva
PhD Student

Erin Wilson
PhD Student
Educational Psychology and Research

Atticus Wolfe
PhD Student

For more information about the Presidential Fellows program, contact Wright Culpepper in the Graduate School at

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