Scholarship and Fellowship Opportunities

The Office of Nationally Competitive Awards is hosting a Scholarship and Fellowship Opportunities Event.

This event is open to all Honors College Students (Students currently enrolled in HONS 100 will receive extra credit for attendance).

This is a great opportunity for students to learn about the opportunities available through the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards.

This event will take place on Thursday, November 10th in Arnold Hall (Jewish Studies Center) at 4:00pm.

For additional information, please reach out to the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards.

Win $1000 in the Inaugural Civil Discourse Essay Contest

All students are invited to participate in the Inaugural Civil Discourse Essay Contest!

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences invites currently enrolled College of Charleston students to participate in the inaugural Civil Discourse Essay Contest. A committee of faculty judges will award $1,000 to the student who writes the winning essay.

Submitted essays must respond to the question, “What is civil discourse and why is it important in American society?”

Essays will be judged by the coherence of the argument, the quality of examples & evidence used, and the vividness of the writing. Interested students should submit a 750-word essay to hss@cofc.edu by Nov. 15, 2022.

To read more about this Essay Competition, check out this article on The College Today!

Apply for a Critical Language Scholarship and study abroad developing critical language skills

Apply today for the 2023 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program!

The CLS Program is an intensive, overseas language and cultural immersion program for American students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities.

Selected students spend eight to ten weeks abroad studying 1 of 15 critical languages. The program includes intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences designed to promote rapid language gains.

The CLS Program actively seeks applicants whose study of a critical language relates to their academic field of interest and future career goals. Students in diverse fields of study, including STEM fields, law, medicine, international studies, and the humanities are encouraged to apply.

The National Application Deadline is November 15th, 8pm EST.

For all questions and application information, please check out the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards or email nationalawards@cofc.edu.

Ernest F. Hollings NOAA Undergraduate Scholarship

The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to $9,500 per year) for two years of full-time study and a 10-week, full-time paid ($700/week) internship at a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) facility during the summer.

The internship provides scholars with hands-on, practical experience in NOAA related science, research, technology, policy, management, and educational activities.

Current sophomores majoring in and conducting research in oceanic, environmental, biological, and atmospheric sciences, including geography, physics, hydrology, and geomatics, are invited to apply.

The application is due January 23st, 2023, and the application can be found here!

For additional information, please reach out to The Office of Nationally Competitive Awards!

Rotary Global Grant Interest Meeting

Come meet local Rotary and Rotaract members and learn about the Rotary Global Grant Scholarships!

Rotary awards help students complete graduate-level study related to one of Rotary International’s Seven Areas of Focus: Peacebuilding and Conflict Prevention, Disease Prevention, Water and Sanitation, Maternal and Child Health, Education and Basic Literacy, Economic and Community Development, and the Environment.

Awardees are given a $30,000 scholarship which covers airfare, living expenses, and tuition.

Interested Students are encouraged to attend an Info Session:

Info Session: October 17th, 5-6:30pm, Stern Center Room 201

RSVP: nationalawards@cofc.edu or Liza Malcolm (Zoom link available by request)

Are you interested in studying, thinking, and working globally?

Attend a Boren Awards info session on October 19 to learn how you can earn up to $25,000 in scholarship support for language development.

The Award: Boren scholars and fellows are undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in building a career in public service by applying their language skills, cultural knowledge and academic credentials.

The benefits: Up to $25,000 in scholarships to fund undergraduate study abroad or graduate research and language study in world regions that are critical to U.S. interests and are underrepresented in typical study abroad programs.

Great fit for: Students studying a critical language (including Arabic, Mandarin, Hebrew, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian); those interested in building a career in public service by applying their language skills, cultural knowledge and academic credentials.

Learn more: Attend a Boren Awards Info Session and hear directly from a Boren representative about the opportunities and application process:

  • October 19, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (session one) & 4:15 – 5:15 p.m. (session two)
  • Both sessions will take place in Arnold Hall (JSC 100)

International Undergraduate Research Experience

Summer 2023 Paid International Research Opportunity.

The Philippines International Research Experience for Students (Ph-IRES) is currently looking for students interested in conducting independent research with US and Filipino mentors from Silliman University, Republic of the Philippines.

Projects will explore conservation, biology and molecular ecology of aquatic and terrestrial species, and many more subjects.

This program is 6-8 weeks long and includes housing and travel stipends.

Learn more on the program website here or reach out to Dr. David Gauthier, Old Dominion University or Dr. Chris Bird, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi at philippines.phires@gmail.com

 

 

Apply for a Critical Language Scholarship and study abroad developing critical language skills

Apply today for the 2023 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program!

The CLS Program is an intensive, overseas language and cultural immersion program for American students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities.

Selected students spend eight to ten weeks abroad studying 1 of 15 critical languages. The program includes intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences designed to promote rapid language gains.

The CLS Program actively seeks applicants whose study of a critical language relates to their academic field of interest and future career goals. Students in diverse fields of study, including STEM fields, law, medicine, international studies, and the humanities are encouraged to apply.

The National Application Deadline is November 15th, 8pm EST.

For all questions and application information, please check out the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards or email nationalawards@cofc.edu.