External Scholarships and Fellowships

USC Academic Honors and Fellowships supports applicants with individual advising for select competitive national and international scholarships and fellowships. Outstanding undergraduate students, recent alumni, and graduate students may qualify for fellowships offering funding to pursue research, study, and internship in the U.S. and abroad.

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University Endorsement Required

This select group of awards (as listed on the right side menu) require applicants to participate in a campus endorsement process. Beyond this select list, many more competitive scholarships and fellowships are available by direct application. AHF provides individual advising and an endorsement process for qualified applicants.

Fellowships by Theme

The thematic categories listed are designed to help applicants identify awards that share a similar purpose. Each category includes fellowships requiring university endorsement, direct-apply opportunities, and additional opportunities to consider.