AHF has designed resources to provide general support for students and recent alumni interested in or already completing the early stages of preparing applications for one or more fellowships. Specific guidelines, timeline, and criteria may vary by fellowship or award.
In addition to individual advising and exploring the USC Awards and External Fellowships pages, the following resources are recommended to expand the scope of your research into the world of fellowships:
Recorded Info Sessions
Online library of previous workshops and information sessions for competitive fellowships.
Awards & Fellowships Database
Filter and search for hundreds of fellowships and awards for current students and alumni based on fields of study, eligibility, keyword, and more.
These searchable externally managed databases are an additional tool to find external funding for study abroad, graduate study, etc. USC does not manage these resources.
General Tips and Resources
Regardless of fellowship type, the following resources can be utilized the prepare a strong application and navigate the campus process if applicable.
Informal drop-in advising during fall and spring semesters for general Q&A about awards and fellowships for students new to our resources or current applicants with upcoming deadlines Learn more
Tips for Fellowship Recommenders
Guidelines for what faculty and staff should include when writing a letter for an applicant and what applicants should consider when requesting letters of recommendation. Learn more
Additional Campus Resources
Explore USC undergraduate research opportunities using the following resources from across USC.
USC Writing Center
Provides free, individualized feedback on scholarship and fellowship essays and prompts. Learn more
Undergraduate Programs Research and Discovery
Lists funding sources, research programs, research centers and faculty directories by School. Learn more
USC Experts Directory
Search USC faculty across campus by name or topic. Learn more
Viterbi Undergraduate Research Matching List
List of Viterbi faculty and labs that are currently accepting undergraduate researchers. Learn more