What’s Your Award? The Search Starts Here…

Whether you’re in your first year or your fifth, there’s an opportunity here for you. Use the navigation toolbar above to explore relevant awards opportunities, but look ahead a few years as well. The most prestigious national awards that you might apply for during your Senior year–think Rhodes, Fulbright, Marshall–take years of strategic preparation and […]

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Three CofC Students Named Goldwater Scholars

Three College of Charleston students have been named Goldwater Scholars, one of the nation’s highest honors for undergraduates studying science, technology, engineering or mathematics. Biochemistry major Alexandra Schwartz and chemistry majors John Cobb and Alyssa Johnson were among the 240 undergraduates to be honored by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation for their studies. […]

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CofC Students Awarded Prestigious Rotary Ambassadorial Global Grants

Two College of Charleston students have earned nationally competitive awards that will help fund their graduate studies abroad. Chelsea Roland and Ellie Flock have each been awarded Rotary Ambassadorial Global Grants. These grants are sponsored by the regional Rotary Club district and are intended for students who will pursue advanced degrees leading to sustainable, high-impact outcomes […]

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Two Students Receive Hollings Scholarships

Two undergraduates within the Honors College at the College of Charleston have received coveted oceanic and atmospheric research scholarships. Kacey Hirshfeld and James Peyla were named 2016 Hollings Scholars by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship is named in honor of the former governor and U.S. senator from South Carolina. Beyond […]

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Fab Four: Meet the College’s 2016 Student Fulbright Winners

Four College of Charleston students have been awarded Fulbright grants in the 2016 Fulbright U.S. Student Program competition. Of the record 32 students who submitted applications through the College’s Office of Nationally Competitive Awards, 15 semifinalists made it through the National Screening Committee, and four were named alternates. This impressive showing was made possible by the […]

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Fulbright and Fall Awards–Come Learn More!

The Office of Nationally Competitive Awards is hosting a series of information sessions where we will discuss Fulbright and other major fall awards, including Marshall, Rhodes, and National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowships. While we will also touch upon awards suitable for all level such as the Critical Language Scholarship, the focus will be on awards […]

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Goldwater and Hollings Scholarship Info Session

Thursday, November 6, 3:00-4:00 Berry 104 Sophomores and Juniors! Please join us for information sessions about the Goldwater and Hollings scholarships for science and math. The College has had great success with these awards in the past. The Goldwater has a mandatory internal process, so you must be nominated through CofC’s Office of Nationally Competitive Awards. The […]

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Fulbright Student Scholars Live and Learn Abroad

This year marks the first time the College of Charleston has had two graduates living, learning, and working abroad as Fulbright Scholars. Sytske Hillenius ’12, who graduated with a double major in arts management and music, and Lauren Fuess ’12, a graduate in marine biology, earned prestigious Fulbright Scholarships while attending the College. Hillenius is […]

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Liza Wood Wins Maastricht Fulbright

Liza Wood, who graduated in May, continues the recent tradition of College of Charleston undergraduate Fulbright Scholars. Each year for the past three, at least one College of Charleston graduate has earned a Fulbright to pursue graduate studies, and this year, Wood was one of five finalists from the College. “I have been exploring ideas […]

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