2021 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellow Recipient

The Rangel Graduate Fellowship is a program that aims to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State in which they can help formulate, represent and implement U.S. foreign policy. The Rangel Program selects outstanding Rangel Fellows annually in a highly competitive nationwide process and supports them through two years of graduate …

2021 Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellow Recipient

The Pickering Fellowship offers a unique opportunity to promote positive change in the world.  Upon successful completion of a two-year master’s degree program and fulfillment of Foreign Service entry requirements, fellows have the opportunity to work as Foreign Service Officers in accordance with applicable law and State Department policy, serving in Washington, DC and at a U.S. embassy, consulate, or diplomatic mission …

2 Trojans receive prestigious Schwarzman scholarship to study in Beijing

Designed to prepare young leaders to serve as a bridge between China and the rest of the world, Schwarzman Scholars is the first scholarship created to respond to the geopolitical landscape of the 21st Century. The program offers the world’s best and brightest students the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and professional networks through a fully-funded one-year Master’s Degree at Tsinghua …

RFW 2020

Monday, November 2 Introduction to USC Libraries (at a Distance) for Graduate Students – 2:00-2:50pm PST (View Recording)Target Audience: Graduate StudentsLearn about the services and resources of the USC Libraries, particularly for online and distance learning and research. Come with questions! Virtual FaculTea – 3:00-4:00pm PSTTarget Audience: UndergraduatesThe Research & Fellowships Week kickoff event provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to connect with …

USC Scholar Distinctions

October 23, 2020 1:00-2:00pm PSTUSC 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

Research and Fellowships Week 2020!

November 2 – 6, 2020
Academic Honors and Fellowships, The Graduate School and the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs present the 6th Annual Research and Fellowships Week.

Fall 2020 Fellowship Advising 101

September 25, 2020 1:00-2:00PM PSTFellowship Advising 101This 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

Bennis Scholars Class of 2020: Cohort 3

Blake Ackerman Blake is a junior majoring in Business Administration. He currently serves as the Vice President of the Undergraduate Student Government. His personal passions include encouraging student involvement and improving our overall campus climate. Blake is a member of USC’s Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity and served as a Campus Engagement Intern for Hillel @ USC. Last summer, Blake interned …

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2020 Fellowship Recipients

2020 Astronaut Scholarship Recipient Zane Durante is a rising senior pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and a Bachelor of Arts in Applied and Computational Mathematics. Eager to dive into artificial intelligence projects at USC, Zane joined the Center for AI in Society, Student Branch (CAIS++) in the fall of his freshman year. His first completed project used machine …

3 graduating ROTC cadets fondly recall their time as Trojans

As they commission during a pandemic, three Air Force ROTC cadets remember what brought them to USC and look positively toward the future. Inkoo Kang, Jong Su Kim and Sean Liew will begin careers with the U.S. Air Force after graduating. BY Ron Mackovich