*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.
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.
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.
Scholarships for sophomores and juniors committed to careers related to the environment, tribal public policy, or Native American health care. U.S. citizenship required.
If interested in this theme, these fellowships may also be considered. There is no formal campus process for the following awards.
- Coro Fellows Program*
- Pickering Graduate Fellowship Program*
- Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA)
- Rangel International Affairs Program*
- Rotary Global Grant Scholarship*