Posts Categorized: Professionalization

Leah Aldridge, Graduate Student Advocate for Fellowships

Meet Graduate Student Advocate for Fellowships: Leah Aldridge

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In addition to being the Graduate Student Advocate for Fellowships, Leah is a USC School of Cinematic Arts PhD candidate. The focus of her research examines the international circulation of black cinematic images. Specifically she investigates the historical and industrial determinants that trigger Hollywood black film production cycles and analyzes their consumption abroad. Leah’s Role at the Graduate School […]

Darshana Mini, first year PhD student at USC

USC PhD Student Profile: Darshana Mini

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Darshana Mini is a first year PhD student with the Cinema and Media Studies Division at the School of Cinematic Arts. She is an Annenberg Fellow and a recipient of the National level Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship (DPDF) awarded by the Social Science Research Council (SSRC). Darshana is involved on campus as the Graduate Programme […]

Marko greets Dr. Sally (Sarah) Pratt, vice provost for graduate programs

USC PhD Student Profile: Marko Chavez

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Marko is a first year PhD student in the Physics program at USC Dornsife. In his first academic year, he undertook the ambitious task of applying to six external graduate research fellowships! Marko’s Research Marko’s research is primarily focused on harnessing the unique “metal-reducing” properties of the Shewanella bacteria for the construction of primitive renewable […]

Chris Warren speaking at the 2016 USC Diabetes and Obesity Research Institute Symposium

USC PhD Student Profile: Chris Warren

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Chris is a PhD student with the Keck Department of Preventative Medicine in his third year of the Health Behavior Research Program. He is a USC Provost’s Predoctoral Fellow and recent recipient of a NRSA F31 award from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. Chris’ Research Chris’ background is in cognitive neuroscience and developmental psychology. […]

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Graduate School Fellowships for Advanced PhD Students 2016-2017

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Kate Tegmeyer, Fellowship Assistant at the USC Graduate School, held two info sessions this week detailing our Fellowships for Advanced PhD Students. These included: Endowed PhD Fellowships, Dissertation Completion Fellowships, Research Enhancement Fellowships, and Provost’s Mentored Teaching Fellowship. In case you missed it, below is the handout from her presentation with all the information you […]

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Top Ten Fellowship and Scholarship Opportunities for International Students

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Top 10 Fellowship and Scholarship Opportunities for International Students American Association for University Women – International Fellowships http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/international-fellowships/international-fellowships-application/ International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited U.S. institutions are supported. Applicants must have […]

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External Funding Databases and Information Resources

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Looking for external funding opportunities? External Fellowship Databases and Information Resources USC Graduate School External Fellowship Resources page http://www.usc.edu/schools/GraduateSchool/resources.html USC Visual Studies Research Institute http://dornsife.usc.edu/visual-studies/external-funding/ USC Office of Academic & International Fellowships http://www.usc.edu/programs/ugprograms/aif/fellowships.htm H-Net, resource for fellowships, jobs, conferences, and calls for papers http://www.h-net.org/announce/group.cgi?type=Funding USC Center for Excellence in Research, Federal Programs and Fellowships that […]

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Top 15 Funding Opportunities for Humanists

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Top 15 Funding Opportunities for Humanists American Association of University Women (AAUW) Fellowships Dissertation Fellowships http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/american-fellowships/ International Fellowships http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/international-fellowships/ Selected Fields Fellowships http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/selected-professions-fellowships/  Boren Fellowships Provides U.S. graduate students the opportunity to add an important international and language component to their graduate education through specialization in area study, language study, or increased language proficiency.  Applicants must […]

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Fellowships: They’re For You!

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Fellowships: They’re For You! By Adam Feinman Every graduate program has different standards for how their students pay their way. However, everyone can benefit from investing the time in applying for fellowships. Be they large or small, unheard of or prestigious, acquiring fellowships demonstrates a person’s ability to convince others that they can do valuable […]