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Graduate School

Scholarly Initiatives

Enhance your in-classroom experiences through professional development, pedagogical training and exposure to non-academic settings. 

Bridge Humanities Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship Program (Formerly Bridge Humanities Corps)

The Bridge Humanities Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship Program selects up to six newly minted Ph.D.s to participate in advanced training in the pedagogy of interdisciplinary humanities, teach SAEL 200 or its Carolina Core equivalents and participate in a required professional development program. 

Grace Jordan McFadden Professors Program

Open to prospective and current doctoral and MFA students, this program prepares underrepresented minority students to become professors. Scholars are provided additional funding and receive training specifically designed to help them diversify the professoriate.

Graduate Civic Scholars Program

The Graduate Civic Scholars Program (GCSP) provides opportunities for interdisciplinary research, involvement in social justice initiatives, and an enhanced understanding of the role of scholarship in addressing societal needs.

Presidential Fellowship

Presidential Fellows are part of an engaged community of scholars pursuing doctoral and MFA degrees across a wide range of academic disciplines. As a Fellow, you would receive additional funding, professional development, and community designed to enhance the value of your graduate studies.

Rising Star Fellowship (pilot program)

The Rising Star Fellowship provides funding to HBCU students interested in pursuing Master’s or Doctoral level degrees at UofSC.  Rising Star Fellows receive full tuition and fees, as well as a full health insurance subsidy and annual stipend.


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