USC Awards

USC recognizes the outstanding abilities of its undergraduate students and has created various opportunities to financially support students in their pursuit of interdisciplinary study, global exchange, and civic engagement. Here are a few of the unique opportunities facilitated by Academic Honors and Fellowships that are only available to USC undergraduate students.

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The USC Academic Achievement Award allows highly motivated students with excellent academic records to complete multiple undergraduate degree objectives without adding to their time-to-degree.

The USC Africa Student Fund is a scholarship intended to support undergraduate student travel to African countries for study, research, service-based learning and internships.

The Leonard D. Schaeffer Fellows in Government Service encourages USC’s most talented undergraduate student scholars to pursue careers in government service through high-level internship placements with elected officials and agencies at the federal, state and local levels.

Additional Opportunities

If you are interested in other opportunities, these USC programs may also be considered. These programs are managed by other USC departments. Please click on the opportunities below for more information.

The USC Warren Bennis Scholars Program is a two-year leadership program spanning the junior and senior years which aims to develop life-long commitment to community service and to hone the skills required for ethical leadership.

The USC Geodesign Fellows Program is a one-year geodesign research and service program with a $11,000 stipend for students pursuing careers in global leadership and problem solving.