Fellowship Fridays

Academic Honors and Fellowships offers informal drop-in advising on several Fridays during fall and spring semesters for students to ask general questions about our awards and fellowships campus processes, scholar distinctions, and planning for next steps.

Whether a student is new to our resources or is a current applicant with a questions about upcoming deadlines, all are encouraged to attend and interact with our staff.


Spring 2021 Events

January 22, 2021

Renaissance Scholar Prize Competition and Fellowship Q&A
1:00-2:00PM PST
This session will offer general Q&A for fellowships, particularly for those considering applying for Fulbright in the upcoming application cycle. AHF will also answer final questions from graduating seniors about the upcoming Renaissance Scholar Distinction Prize Competition deadline.

February 19, 2021

Panel of Black Fellowship Alumni from USC
2:00-3:00PM PST
Part of USC Black History Month. This session will feature a panel of Black Fulbright alumni will speak on their unique experiences living abroad, and the intersection of their identity with the role of serving as an ambassador of the U.S. while carrying out their Fulbright project as a grantee. View Recording Here

April 2, 2021

Fulbright Writing Workshop 1
Time TBD PST
The first of two spring Fulbright Writing Workshops designed for current juniors or seniors interested in applying for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for the 2021-2022 grant year.

April 23, 2021

Fulbright Writing Workshop 2
Time TBD PST
The second of two spring Fulbright Writing Workshops designed for current juniors or seniors interested in applying for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for the 2021-2022 grant year.


Revisit Fall 2020 Events

Fellowship Advising 101
This session will offer an introduction to Academic Honors and Fellowships programs and services. Topics include university award opportunities, USC Signature Academic Events, and competitive fellowships. Participants will also have the opportunity to engage in goal-setting exercises and Q&A. View Recording Here

USC Scholar Distinctions
This session will review the three USC Scholar Distinctions, adjustments to eligibility due to COVID-19 for the 2020-21 application, and frequently asked questions. View Recording Here