Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs

Spring 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.

January 2018

Orientation to National Fellowships

Tuesday, January 16 at 5:00 PM, Honors Residence Hall B110

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


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


UK Summer Fulbright Workshop

Monday, January 22 at 4:00 PM, Gressette Room, 3rd floor Harper College

Freshmen & Sophomores Join us for a session focused on this fellowship opportunity for freshmen and sophomores to spend 3-5 weeks in the UK over the summer


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


National Fellowships and Leadership

Monday, January 29 at 4:00 PM, Gressette Room, 3rd floor Harper College

Leadership is not just having a title! Join some of our Fellowship Peer Mentors as they talk about how they described their leadership in various national fellowship applications


February 2018

Sophomore Series

Friday, February 2, 9, 16 and 23 at 12 PM, 650 Lincoln, Greene Theater

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 19th


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

Wednesday, 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

Prestigious interdisciplinary Graduate Awards Workshop - Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, Gates, Schwarzman, Knight-Hennessy, and Soros

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

Rising Seniors & Graduate Students, Supports one year abroad for research, study, or to teach English


April 2018

Intent to Apply Deadline - Friday, April 6 by 5:00 PM


Complete our online Intent to Apply Form by April 6 to let us know what fellowships you are considering applying to in the 2018-2019 academic years, so we can support you in the process! We encourage you to meet with a national fellowships advisor prior to submitting the form.


Fulbright Getting Started Workshop

Monday, April 16 at 4 PM, Gressette Room, Harper College 3rd floor

For those students who intend to apply in August 2018 for a Fulbright research, study or English Teaching Assistantship.


National Fellowships Celebration

Monday, April 23 at 4 PM, Gressette Room, Harper College 3rd floor

Join us to celebrate national fellowship applicants - past, present, and future - and the faculty and staff who support them in the process. RSVP requested by April 16


Truman Getting Started Workshop

Wednesday, April 25 at 4 PM, Gressette Room, Harper College 3rd floor

For those students who intend to apply for a Truman Scholarship (for those planning a career in public service) in Fall 2018


Goldwater Getting Started Workshop

Monday, April 30 at 4 PM, Gressette Room, Harper College 3rd floor

For those students who intend to apply for a Goldwater Scholarship (for those planning a research career in a STEM field) in Fall 2018


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