by Justine Saquilayan “People said, ‘It’s hard to get money. It’s hard to have a stable career.’ I say it’s about passion and having that drive to achieve what you want.” In 2010, Juan Martinez Vera found himself at a crossroads. With a newly-minted Political Science degree in hand, the lifelong arts and politics enthusiast […]
USC’s Rockwell Dennis Hunt Award is a $5,000 award given to one current graduate student (masters or doctoral) who completed their undergraduate degree at USC within the last five years. Honorable Mentions are are also given with a $1,000 award. Click here for the application. The application is due 12 PM PST on Friday, December 12, 2014 The NDSEG […]
The Fellowship Program is open to full-time PhD students (domestic and international) enrolled during the current academic year and studying computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, system architecture, or a related area. Fellowship recipients in this upcoming application round will have the benefits listed below to cover the 2015-16 and 2016-17 academic years: Tuition […]
An EAPSI award provides U.S. graduate students in science, engineering, and education: 1) first-hand research experiences in Australia, China, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore, or Taiwan; 2) an introduction to the science, science policy, and scientific infrastructure of the respective location; and 3) an orientation to the society, culture, and language. It is expected that […]
Fellowship deadlines are fast approaching! Check out this infographic for a list of the deadlines of the biggest fellowships! Contact GSA.firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to get help with your application.
by Adam Feinman Elena Ferri is a graduate student in the Chemistry department, and is advised by Charles McKenna. They are working on a potential health gain by inhibiting a particular protein. In 2012, she was awarded the Chateaubriand Fellowship, which supports Ph.D. students who want to do research in France. She shared her fellowship […]
by Adam Feinman Max Greenberg is a Ph.D. candidate in the Sociology department, advised by Michael Messner. He was awarded the Haynes Lindley Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship for his studies concerning the effects of youth violence prevention programs in Los Angeles.
This guest post about the public perception of science is by Brian Leung, a third-year Neuroscience graduate student and NSF GRFP Fellow. He is advised by Terence Town, and they are researching how prolonged activation of the immune system can influence learning and memory.
Next week the Graduate School will be hosting Rachel Levitin, the Program Manager for the DOD National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships. The Graduate School has organized two events on Wednesday, October 15. The first, at 10:00am in TCC 301 is for faculty and staff, the second at 2:00pm in TCC 227 is […]
by Adam Feinman Nada Ayad is a graduate student of Comparative Literature, advised by Antonia Szabari. She is studying the literature of Egyptian revolutions of the last 100 years, including the Arab Spring revolutions in Egypt. Nada has been awarded both the Fulbright and the Josephine de Karman fellowships.