Most Ph.D. students at USC are fully supported by fellowships, teaching assistantships, research assistantships, or a combination of these funding sources. Because each department coordinates its own students' funding, you should begin by asking your department about available fellowships and assistantships.

The Graduate School administers additional fellowships, for which incoming and continuing students can be nominated by their department:

Fellowships, travel grants and post-doctoral support are also offered by USC Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE).

Other fellowships are administered by entities outside the university:

You will find additional information on the USC Financial Aid website.

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