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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All activities of the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards will be online this fall. You can schedule a virtual appointment to find the right award for you, learn more about the application process, make an awards plan, and receive feedback on an application. We are accepting appointments from 11-2 on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays […]
A College of Charleston student has been named a Goldwater Scholar, one of the nation’s highest honors for undergraduates studying science, technology, engineering or mathematics. Molecular biology major Vernon Kennedy was among the 396 undergraduates awarded scholarships by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation for their studies. The Goldwater reviewers faced the difficult task of selecting […]
Even though campus is closed, the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards can still help you find the award that is right for you and navigate the application process. We are available during our regular office hours for virtual consultations and are happy to answer questions via email at any time. Please email us at email@example.com […]
Two College of Charleston students have been recognized by the Critical Language Scholarship program out of nearly 5,000 applicants. Congratulations to finalist Kelly Lifchez, who will be a scholar in the Russian program this summer, and Nick Sutton, who has been selected as an alternate for the Chinese program in Taiwan.
The College of Charleston has been named the sixth best producer of Fulbright students among master’s-level colleges and universities in the United States. The College is the only South Carolina school to make the list. A record number of five students from CofC received Fulbright awards for the 2019-20 academic year. A total of 33 […]
Congratulations to our 2020 Fulbright Semi-Finalists! Out of twelve applicants from CofC, eight were selected to move forward in the application process. These students demonstrated a range of interests, both academically and culturally, as shown in the scope of their chosen countries and awards. Our eight semi-finalists applied for awards that reflected their skills and […]
Interested in applying for a national award? Want to travel abroad? Want to find funding for your experiences? Need help getting started? Join the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards for our spring series of workshops! The workshops will cover a wide range of topics to help you find an award that matches your goals and […]
The College of Charleston has been named a top producer of Fulbright Scholars and Fulbright Students among master’s-level colleges and universities in the United States. The College is the only master’s-level school in the United States to be included as a top producer in both categories. Four professors and three students from the College have […]
The future just got even brighter for Honors College students Blaine Billings and Katherine Duchinski. The prestigious Goldwater Foundation has named both of them as Goldwater Scholars for the 2018-19 academic year. Endowed in 1986 in honor of the late Sen. Barry Goldwater, the Goldwater Foundation is arguably the most prestigious nationally competitive undergraduate scholarship in STEM disciplines, which are […]