Service Oriented

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

*Note: awards with an asterisk indicate alumni and/or graduate student eligibility. View full list of opportunities here.


University Endorsement Required

USC endorsement requires participation in a formal campus process as outlined on each fellowship page. Applicants are not able to apply directly.

Boren Scholarships
Funding for U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Boren Fellowships are available for graduate students. U.S. citizenship required.

CSPC Presidential Fellows Program
One USC student selected to participate in three-day leadership conferences in Washington, DC during the Fall and Spring semesters, in addition to completing a research paper that is eligible for publication and awards.

Truman Scholarship
Up to $30,000 for graduate school for students with extensive record of public service intending to pursue careers in government or other public sectors. Must be a junior to apply. U.S. citizenship required.

Udall Scholarship
Scholarships for sophomores and juniors committed to careers related to the environment, tribal public policy, or Native American health care. U.S. citizenship required.


Additional Opportunities

If interested in this theme, these fellowships may also be considered. There is no formal campus process for the following awards.

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