USC Fellowships for Prospective PhD Students

Most PhD students at USC will receive at least one year of fellowship funding from the Graduate School. The stipend amount and the duration of the fellowship will vary by department or by school. All applicants who are admitted into a qualifying USC PhD program are automatically considered for these fellowships. Fellowship recipients are selected by the faculty of the school or department in which they intend to pursue their studies.

In addition to general opportunities, the Graduate School offers the following fellowship top offs for incoming PhD students. Fellowship top off recipients are selected by the faculty of the school or department in which they intend to pursue their studies.