Applicant Resources

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.

Writing Resources – general tips for drafting competitive essays and statements.

Campus Interviews  process for preparing for USC campus interviews for nomination, endorsement, and/or feedback.

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.

Pre-Departure Travel Information, U.S. Department of State (Spring 2018) – the State Department provided updated travel information for general considerations prior to and during a study abroad experience, which includes international fellowship placements such as Boren or Fulbright.

Additional campus resources include:

Undergraduate Programs Research and Discovery Page – lists funding sources, research programs, research centers and faculty directories by School.

USC Experts Directory – search USC faculty across campus by name or topic.

Viterbi Undergraduate Research Matching List – list of Viterbi faculty and labs that are currently accepting undergraduate researchers.