Fund Your Summer Experience Through the Honors Summer Enrichment Program

The Honors College Summer Enrichment Program provides financial, developmental, and communal support for Honors students pursuing impactful opportunities and experiences over the summer months. The program provides honors students with…

  • Significant financial support
  • Supplemental workshops and activities
  • Peer-to-peer collaboration

Support for many different types of experiences is available, including faculty-led research, internships, study abroad, creative projects, experiential learning, community impact projects, and more.

The deadline to apply is Tuesday, February 28, 2023 by 5:00 p.m. Check out the Summer Enrichment page on the Hub for more details and application instructions.

2023 Student Entrepreneur of the Year

The Center for Entrepreneurship is looking for applications for the College of Charleston “2023 Student Entrepreneur of the Year.” The winner will be recognized on April 12th at the Tommy Baker Entrepreneurship Hour and receive an award of $1,000 to help grow their business.

Any full-time enrolled student at the College of Charleston is invited to apply by the Sunday, February 12, 2023 deadline.

Students can apply here!

Additionally, Student entrepreneurs are also eligible to join the Founders Club to help students launch and grow their enterprises by bringing in noted entrepreneurs for mentoring and advice. The Founders Club’s next meeting is this Wednesday, February 1 from 5:00-6:00 in Beatty 120 (the Impact X room on the ground floor of the School of Business).

Awards Available for Semester/Summer Abroad Trips

To support increasing student interest and participation in public service, especially foreign service and/or globally focused civil service internships, awards will be given to students who secure experiential learning opportunities during summer or semester abroad programs.

Students will be given a $3,000-$5,000 internship award for programs that directly relate to public service, with preference for foreign or civil service broadly conceived.

Recipients will be able to apply their work experience to myriad endeavors and will gain a distinguished advantage amongst their peers because of their direct exposure to global issues.

Students will submit an application and be selected by a committee comprised of LCWA faculty. The selection committee will recommend award winners to the Dean of LCWA, who will make the final selections.

All materials must be submitted by the deadline March 15, 2023. Please click here to submit an application!

Deadline: All materials must be submitted by the deadline March 15, 2023.

Application: https://lcwa.cofc.edu/student-resources/student-scholarships/index.php 

Required:        • 3.0 GPA (includes Overall GPA and Major/Minor GPA)

                        • In Good Disciplinary Standing

                        • Evidence of Acceptance/Participation (letter or email acceptable) from the organization/company

Major/Minor: major is open; preference for minor in LCWA

Credits: how many credits, if any, are being earned through the internship and in what subject area

References: the names of two faculty members who are willing to provide recommendations

Essay: one short essay with a brief description of the internship (include the exact name of the company/organization, its duration, and location), a description of how the internship fits in and is important for your career goals, and why this award is critical to your participation in the internship.

Budget: include an estimated budget of expenses related to the internship and the amount needed for your participation (consider items, such as housing and utilities; food; transportation/travel; appropriate work attire)

Apply to Capgemini Invent’s EPIC program!

Applications to Capgemini Invent‘s EPIC (Empowering Potential Invent-ors and Consultants) program are now OPEN!

EPIC is focused on providing undergraduate sophomore students who identify as Black, Hispanic/Latinx, Indigenous (Native American, Alaska Native, etc.) the opportunity to be exposed to the world of management consulting.

Through this program, chosen participants will have the opportunity to network with consultants and leaders at Invent, learn tips and tricks for acing case interviews, and strengthen their business skillset. For more information on what the program will consist of, feel free to reach out to inventcampusrecruiting.nar@capgemini.com. There will bean information session for all applicants with more details about the program and interview tips. Interviews will take place late February – March.EPIC is open to undergraduate sophomores, with a graduation date between December 2024 – August 2025.Apply here: https://lnkd.in/gD-yFNC9

Gilman Scholarship supports study abroad for students with limited financial means

Gilman International ScholarshipThe U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is a grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to our national security and economic competitiveness.

The Gilman Scholarship Program is open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide that start between May 1, 2021, to April 30, 2022. This cycle encompasses Summer 2023, Fall 2023, Academic Year 2023-2024, and Spring 2023 programs.

Applicants who are studying a critical need language while abroad can apply for a supplemental award of up to $3,000, for a combined total of $8,000. The Critical Need Language Award is competitive and offered to a limited number of Gilman scholars each year.

The application is now live and available online at www.gilmanscholarship.org.

Applications due Thursday, March 9th, 2023 at 11:59pm EST.

Questions or application help? Contact the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards, nationalawards@cofc.edu.

Summer Opportunity: Pediatrics Research Fellowship at MUSC

The Darby Children’s Research Institute at MUSC is offering summer scholarship opportunity for those students interested in performing pediatric basic science or clinical science research.

The Opportunity: Fellowship awardees will spend summer 2023 working in state-of-the-art laboratories with faculty, post-doctoral researchers, and graduate students spanning multiple disciplines in childhood health and disease.

The Benefits: Scholars will receive lab training and lead their own project, specific to an area of childhood health or disease, and be funded with their own stipend.

  • The student Fellow will also receive a $4,000 stipend with an additional $1,000 for consumable lab supplies

Great fit For: Science and public health majors / Aspiring clinical researchers / Future pediatric practitioners / All grade-levels welcome

Next Steps: Submit any questions to Jasmine Ballentine (ballentj@musc.edu). Ready to apply? Read below for specific instructions on how to apply (deadline is Feb. 1).

The John Covington and Robert Lukey Scholarship for the Darby Children’s Research Institute Summer Program

PURPOSE

The purpose of The John Covington and Robert Lukey Scholarship is to provide an opportunity for undergraduate students to perform pediatric clinical and basic science research.

OVERVIEW

The Darby Children's Research Institute (DCRI) is the research arm of the Department of Pediatrics and the Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital at the Medical University of South Carolina. The DCRI is comprised of basic and physician scientists working together with a common goal to perform impactful science that can be translated for the wellness of children’s health. The DCRI is composed of state-of- the-art laboratories with faculty, post-doctoral researchers, and graduate students spanning multiple disciplines in childhood health and disease.

The primary objective of The John Covington and Robert Lukey Scholarship is to provide funding for trainees to gain exposure to a clinical and basic science pediatric research environment in a nationally ranked academic medical center that will advance their career aspirations.

Information on the DCRI and areas of research can be found at the following link: https://dcri.musc.edu

ELIGIBILITY

Must be enrolled in an undergraduate accredited US college or university institution.

Must be able to physically work in a designated lab for an 8-week program.

KEY DATES

Applications due: February 1, 2023 at 5:00 pm EST

Applicants will be notified of awards: March 1, 2023

Award Period: June 1, 2023 – July 31, 2023

AWARD AMOUNT

$4,000 stipend for the student fellow / $1,000 for consumable lab supplies

APPLICATION FORM AND DOCUMENTS

Document

  • Font Type and Size: Arial, 11pt.
  • Page Margins: No less than 0.5” on all sides
  • Document Type: Single PDF file

Required Documents/Files

Cover letter – Include what peeks your interests in pediatric research either basic or clinical. Do you have a particular area of interest? Are you interested in a particular DCRI researcher from the information provided on the DCRI website or publications? (1 page)

Personal and Scientific Background (1-2 pages) – Please describe your educational background in science, why you would like to take advantage of this opportunity, and how this would enhance or further your career goals?

Resume or CV

Letter of Recommendation (1 letter minimum)

SUBMISSION PROCESS

Combine all documents into a single PDF file

Email to Jasmine Ballentine (ballentj@musc.edu), Subject Line: DCRI Summer Fellowship Program

QUESTIONS

Please address questions to Jasmine Ballentine at ballentj@musc.edu

Summer Opportunity: Pediatrics Research Fellowship at MUSC

The Darby Children’s Research Institute at MUSC is offering a summer scholarship opportunity for students interested in performing pediatric basic science or clinical science research.

The Opportunity: The John Covington and Robert Lukey Scholarship supports students in the Research Institute’s Summer Scholars Fellowship. Students accepted into the program will spend summer 2023 working in state-of-the-art laboratories with faculty, post-doctoral researchers, and graduate students spanning multiple disciplines in childhood health and disease.

The Benefits: Scholars will receive lab training and lead their own project, specific to an area of childhood health or disease, and be funded with their own stipend.

  • The student Fellow will also receive a $4,000 stipend with an additional $1,000 for consumable lab supplies

Great fit For: Science and public health majors / Aspiring clinical researchers / Future pediatric practitioners / All grade-levels welcome

Next Steps: Submit any questions to Jasmine Ballentine (ballentj@musc.edu). Ready to apply? Read below for specific instructions on how to apply (deadline is Feb. 1).

 

The John Covington and Robert Lukey Scholarship for the Darby Children’s Research Institute Summer Program

PURPOSE

The purpose of The John Covington and Robert Lukey Scholarship is to provide an opportunity for undergraduate students to perform pediatric clinical and basic science research.

OVERVIEW

The Darby Children's Research Institute (DCRI) is the research arm of the Department of Pediatrics and the Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital at the Medical University of South Carolina. The DCRI is comprised of basic and physician scientists working together with a common goal to perform impactful science that can be translated for the wellness of children’s health. The DCRI is composed of state-of- the-art laboratories with faculty, post-doctoral researchers, and graduate students spanning multiple disciplines in childhood health and disease.

The primary objective of The John Covington and Robert Lukey Scholarship is to provide funding for trainees to gain exposure to a clinical and basic science pediatric research environment in a nationally ranked academic medical center that will advance their career aspirations.

Information on the DCRI and areas of research can be found at the following link: https://dcri.musc.edu

ELIGIBILITY

Must be enrolled in an undergraduate accredited US college or university institution.

Must be able to physically work in a designated lab for an 8-week program.

KEY DATES

Applications due: February 1, 2023 at 5:00 pm EST

Applicants will be notified of awards: March 1, 2023

Award Period: June 1, 2023 – July 31, 2023

AWARD AMOUNT

$4,000 stipend for the student fellow / $1,000 for consumable lab supplies

APPLICATION FORM AND DOCUMENTS

Document

  • Font Type and Size: Arial, 11pt.
  • Page Margins: No less than 0.5” on all sides
  • Document Type: Single PDF file

Required Documents/Files

Cover letter – Include what peeks your interests in pediatric research either basic or clinical. Do you have a particular area of interest? Are you interested in a particular DCRI researcher from the information provided on the DCRI website or publications? (1 page)

Personal and Scientific Background (1-2 pages) – Please describe your educational background in science, why you would like to take advantage of this opportunity, and how this would enhance or further your career goals?

Resume or CV

Letter of Recommendation (1 letter minimum)

SUBMISSION PROCESS

Combine all documents into a single PDF file

Email to Jasmine Ballentine (ballentj@musc.edu), Subject Line: DCRI Summer Fellowship Program

QUESTIONS

Please address questions to Jasmine Ballentine at ballentj@musc.edu

Nationally Competitive Scholarships Available

The Office for Nationally Competitive Awards has two scholarships available for students.

The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is a grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to our national security and economic competitiveness.

The 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.

Read more about both of these Scholarship opportunities below. Reach out to the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards for more information.

The Gilman Scholarship Program is open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide that start between May 1, 2021, to April 30, 2022. This cycle encompasses Summer 2023, Fall 2023, Academic Year 2023-2024, and Spring 2023 programs.

Applicants who are studying a critical need language while abroad can apply for a supplemental award of up to $5,000. The Critical Need Language Award is competitive and offered to a limited number of Gilman scholars each year.

The application is now live and available online at: https://www.gilmanscholarship.org/  

Applications are due Tuesday, March 9th, 2023 at 11:59pm EST.

Questions or application help? Contact the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards, nationalawards@cofc.edu.

Boren Scholars and Fellows from diverse fields of study immerse themselves in the cultures in world regions underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East.

Boren Awards offer up to $25,000 per year. 

The deadline to apply for this scholarship is February 1st, 2023 at 5:00pm EST. 

Questions or application help? Contact the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards, nationalawards@cofc.edu.