External Scholarships and Fellowships

USC Academic Honors and Fellowships supports applicants through direct advising for selected competitive national and international scholarships and fellowships. Beyond this list of opportunities supported by USC AHF, many more competitive scholarships and fellowships are available. Each category lists fellowships from the selected list of opportunities as well as some additional opportunities for applicants to consider. 


Graduate Study awards are for applicants pursuing advanced degrees in North America, Asia, or Europe.

International Exchange provides opportunities for immersive cultural engagement abroad through teaching, research, or study.

STEM Awards provide an opportunity for study and/or research in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Service-Oriented awards emphasize public policy, international affairs, and public service through various avenues of study, research, and internship.

Language Study promotes language study and immersion internationally for applicants at varying levels of language proficiency.

Special Populations seek applicants from historically underrepresented groups for public service, public policy, and study abroad.