The Radisson’s ballroom is buzzing with lively chatter at the end of USC Annenberg’s Graduate Fellowship Micro Seminar series held September 18, 2015. Annenberg Fellows have been invited to attend one of six micro seminars on the topics of communication, … Continue reading →
by Justine Saquilayan Each spring semester, the Graduate School recognizes the Ph.D. students who have been named USC Research Enhancement Fellows. These competitive fellowships are designed to provide additional opportunities for outstanding Ph.D. students in any field whose research requires … Continue reading →
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 EAPSI awards will help students initiate professional relationships to enable future collaboration with foreign counterparts.
be U.S. citizens or permanent residents;
be enrolled in a research-oriented Master’s or Ph.D. degree program, and, if enrolled in a joint Bachelor/Master’s program, have graduated from the undergraduate degree portion of the program;
be enrolled at a U.S. institution located in the United States; and
propose a research project in a field of science, engineering, or science education supported by the National Science Foundation
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 experiences with us.
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.Continue reading →
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.Continue reading →
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.
Per previous emails, the grad school will be hosting proposal review sessions during the last week of September. To be considered for one of these sessions, please email a draft of your proposal by the date specified below to GSA.email@example.com
For example, if you are applying to the Soros or Ford Foundation, please send a draft by Tuesday, September 23. If you are applying for the SSRC DPDF, SSRC IDRF or Mellon ACLS or Mellon CLIR, please submit your proposal on Thursday, September 25. We know these dates are early – but trust us, you really do want to have plenty of time to edit (and chase down letters of rec).
Teri Juarez is working on her Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering. She’s working with Andrea Hodge on the development of lighter, stronger metals. She was awarded the Department of Defense’s NDSEG fellowship in 2013. She was kind enough to share her experiences and advice with us.Continue reading →
Carrie McCarthy is a Ph.D. student in Chemistry, working in Prof. Richard Brutchey’s lab. Read on as she shares the beginning of her experience as an NSF fellow, and how Graduate School info sessions have helped her.Continue reading →