JVS Scholarship Program

Do you need help paying for your education? Apply for a JVS scholarship.
Online Application Period
January 15, 2015 to March 15, 2015
http://www.jvsla.org/scholarship

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be Jewish
  • Minimum age of 16 years
  • Permanent and legal resident of Los Angeles County for a minimum of three years
  • U.S. citizen or documented legal permanent U.S. resident with a Green Card
  • Planning to attend an accredited public or private college, university in the U.S.
  • Planning to enroll as a full-time student with a minimum of 12 units per term
  • Minimum 2.7 GPA (per term) for Undergraduate Students
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA (per term) for Graduate Students
  • Demonstrated and Verifiable financial need including FAFSA (Student aid report)

Completed application and all supplemental materials, including official transcript and letter of recommendation, must be postmarked by March 15, 2015. A complete list of required supplemental materials is available online. Any supplemental materials postmarked after March 15, 2014 will NOT be considered.

For further eligibility and application information, visit http://www.jvsla.org/scholarship

USC Paris Program Info Session

Want to learn more about studying abroad in Paris?  Join us for this session on Wednesday.  USC Paris Alumni will be available to answer any questions you might have about the program location, academics, housing, cultural adjustment, travel, finances and more!

USC Paris Program Info Session
Wednesday, February 11th 
4:00-5:00, VKC 111

HIGHLIGHTED PROGRAM FOR FALL 2015: USC PARIS

With both intermediate and advanced French options, our signature USC Paris Program is an amazing way to spend the fall semester. For four months you will focus on improving your French and enjoy fascinating classes, exciting excursions and daily life in the unforgettable City of Lights.

In addition to offering USC catalogue French, International Relations and Art History courses, advanced students can also find additional course offerings at our local university partners that can work well towards a number of majors.

We have multiple travel grants available for USC Paris.  Each semester the majority of students receive anywhere from $400 to $900 to support their study abroad, thus making Paris an accessible option for a wide range of students.

For more information on the program see our website.

USC Madrid Program Info Session

Want to learn more about studying abroad in Madrid?  Join us for this session on Wednesday.  USC Madrid Alumni will be available to answer any questions you might have about the program location, academics, housing, cultural adjustment, travel, finances and more!

  • USC Madrid Program Info Session
    Wednesday, February 11th  3:00-4:00, VKC 111

HIGHLIGHTED PROGRAM FOR FALL 2015: USC MADRID

With both intermediate and advanced Spanish options, our signature USC Madrid Program is an amazing way to spend the semester improving your Spanish, engaging with local madrileños and exploring the cultural and political capital of Spain.

In addition to offering USC catalogue Spanish, International Relations and Political Science courses, at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (our local university partner), students can also find additional course offerings that can work well towards a number of majors.

We have multiple scholarships and travel grants available for USC Madrid.  Each semester the majority of students receive anywhere from $600 to $3000 to support their study abroad, thus making Madrid an accessible option for a wide range of students.

For more information on the program see our website.

CET Mixer

Please join the USC CET Undergraduate Fellows for an evening of scholarship, networking and fun. Learn how you can get involved in one of USC’s premier academic organizations and contribute to the Undergraduate academic experience! This “Meet the Fellows” mixer will be on Monday, February 9th from 5-6pm and food will be provided.

Fulbright UK Summer Institutes for Freshman & Sophomores

Applications for 2015 Fulbright Summer Institutes to the UK are open! 

The US-UK Fulbright Commission offers special Summer Institutes for US citizens to come to the UK.  These summer programs provide the opportunity for US undergraduates (aged over 18), with at least two years of undergraduate study left to complete, to come to the UK on a three, four, five or six week academic and cultural summer program.  **Applicants must have a 3.5 GPA or higher to apply.

Participants in these programs will get the opportunity to experience an exciting academic program at a highly regarded UK University, explore the culture, heritage and history of the UK and develop their academic ability by improving presentation, research and communication skills.

If you have any questions about the program, please read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

There are nine Summer Programs available for US students in 2015:

The Summer Institutes will cover the majority of participant costs.  This includes round-trip airfare from the US to the UK, tuition and fees at the host university/institution, accommodation and meals and in some cases a small daily allowance.

Applications are due: 26 February  or 5 March 2015

http://www.fulbright.org.uk/fulbright-awards/exchanges-to-the-uk/undergraduates

If you have additional questions, please contact Academic & International Fellowships at aifstaff@usc.edu

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Upcoming Fellowships Information Sessions

Please join the staff of Academic & International Fellowships for an information session on competitive fellowships.  No RSVP is needed.  US citizenship is required to apply.

Upcoming Fellowships Information Sessions

General Fellowships (such as Rhodes, Boren, Goldwater, Luce, and Fulbright)
February 3        12-1pm              DML 110C (East Asian Seminar Room)

February 19      11am-12pm      HNB 107

Fulbright Grant (Research & ETA) Information Sessions
January 29        12-1pm            Leavey Library Auditorium

February 11        1-2pm            DML 110C  (East Asian Seminar Room)

February 23        12-1pm          STU B3

If you have questions, please contact aifstaff@usc.edu  We also post updates regularly on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/uscaif  For a list of all of the awards we support visit our website http://www.usc.edu/programs/ugprograms/aif/fellowshiplist.htm

Apply for the Fisher Fellows Program – Class of 2017!

The Fisher Fellowship is the first program at USC Dornsife that enables students with financial needs to fully participate in the enrichment opportunities that are at the heart of the college. Students selected for this program will receive between $6,000 and $10,000, which may be used over a three-year period to participate in programs that involve international travel, field research, and service to various communities.  In particular, the Fisher Undergraduate Fellows will be encouraged to participate in study abroad programs, Problems Without Passports and Maymester summer programs, and student-faculty research programs such as the Student Opportunities for Academic Research (SOAR) and Summer Undergraduate Research Fund (SURF) or the appropriate program of their choosing.  Additionally, Fisher Fellows will choose a service project each year that gives back to a selected community, which may include partnerships with Habitat for Humanity, Oxfam, the Sierra Club or Heal the Bay. Fellows will also participate in a two-day retreat on Catalina Island, and will benefit year-round from leadership seminars, guest speakers, and mentoring by esteemed faculty and alumni.

Fisher Fellows will be recognized at graduation as scholars and campus leaders who are dedicated to improving the well-being of the communities they participate in and belong to, both at home and at USC.

To be eligible for this program, students must be freshmen with a 3.0 GPA or better, first-generation students, and have demonstrated financial need. The deadline to apply is 12 PM on Friday, February 13th – please print and submit the following application to ADM 304.