Third Year

How to Prepare

Applications to Consider

Maintain a strong GPA with challenging and intentional coursework USC Academic Achievement Award
Take coursework that aligns with your research interests USC Africa Student Fund
Meet with AHF to begin application processes USC Queens’ College Cambridge Exchange
Expand leadership roles beyond positional influence Schaeffer Fellows Program
Revisit career goals (remember the Career Center) and develop a 5-10 year plan Beinecke Scholarship
Study abroad in the Fall or Spring semester Churchill Scholarship
Attend programs to help prepare for fellowships including the programs below Gates Cambridge Scholarship
Attend Writing Workshops take place in March and April Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Research and Fellowships Week is in November! Knight-Hennessy Scholars
Attend Lessons From Abroad Conference and/or use their booklet to reflect on your narrative from study abroad Luce Scholarship
Start to think about applying for USC Scholar Distinctions (Renaissance, Global, Discovery) Marshall Scholarship
Mitchell Scholarship
Rhodes Scholarship
Schwarzman Scholars Program
Truman Scholarship

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