The Volunteer Center’s Alternative Breaks (AB) program cultivates a unique opportunity for students and staff/faculty advisors to engage in service learning and volunteerism in communities outside of the Los Angeles area.
Dr. Rodolfo Montes Scholarship
Dr. Rodolfo Montes offers tuition assistance for USC master’s students in the School of Cinematic Arts, Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry, Gould School of Law, Keck School of Medicine, or the Price School of Public Policy.
Experiential Learning Center (Marshall)
The Experiential Learning Center is a bridge between theory and practice, allowing Marshall students to practice their interpersonal and management skills.
Fisher Fellows Program (Dornsife)
The Fisher Fellows Program enables first-generation students with financial needs to fully participate in the enrichment opportunities that are at the heart of the college.
Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowship:
The Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.
Joint Educational Project (Dornsife)
JEP offers a wide range of service and service-learning opportunities in nearby schools, community-based organizations, health-care facilities and legal clinics.
Marshall ExCEL (International Experiential Corporate Learning Program)
ExCEL exposes undergraduate students to business practices outside of the United States.
The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) Program
The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) Program is the centerpiece of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s initiative to increase the commitment to diversity in the faculty ranks of colleges and universities.
Maymester courses are stand alone offerings that provide exceptional opportunities for research and experiential learning off campus, throughout the United States, or even abroad.
The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans:
Every year, The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans supports thirty New Americans, immigrants or the children of immigrants, who are pursuing graduate school in the United States.
Student Opportunities for Academic Research (Dornsife)
The SOAR program provides funding to Dornsife undergraduates for participation as a research assistant in a faculty member’s project during the fall and spring semesters of the academic year.
SURF (Summer Undergraduate Research Fund and SHURE (Summer Humanities Undergraduate Research Experience) are opportunities for USC Dornsife students to pursue research in conjunction with Dornsife faculty members, either on or off campus during the summer semester.
USC Research Gateway Scholars Program
The USC Research Gateway Scholars Program is a student academic services initiative sponsored by the University of Southern California, Office of Undergraduate Programs
USC Global Fellows Internship Program
The USC Global fellows Internship Program provides funding for USC undergraduates to live and intern in Asia for ten weeks during the summer.