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 […]
Three undergraduates from the College of Charleston have received one of the most prestigious oceanic and atmospheric research awards, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship! Claire White, Connor Cozad, and Emily Dombrowski are winners for the 2021 award cycle.This award program provides undergraduates with a 10-week, full-time paid internship at a […]
Congratulations to our three Goldwater Scholars! Phia Gierszal, Kirsten Snyder and Hail Tanaka continue the legacy of great student research at the College of Charleston.
Three College of Charleston students have been selected for the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program out of over 4,600 applicants. The CLS Program is part of a U.S. government effort to expand the number of Americans studying and mastering critical foreign languages. Each summer, CLS provides rigorous academic instruction in fifteen languages while also providing […]
Each year the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) announces the top producing institutions for the Fulbright Program, the U.S government’s flagship international educational exchange program. The College of Charleston is proud to, once again, be named a top Fulbright producer for 2020-2021.
Out of 21 applicants, 7 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 seven semi-finalists applied for awards that reflect their skills and accomplishments in teaching, research, and academic studies. Anna […]
Congratulations to our three Critical Language Scholarship program semi-finalists: Kelly Lifchez, Grace Kern and Allison Moore. Kelly has applied to be a scholar in the Russian program, and Grace Kern has applied to be a scholar in the Arabic program. Allison hopes to study Punjabi.The College of Charleston annually produces competitive applicants, with 15 students […]
The National Awards Office would like to introduce our four Goldwater Scholar nominees who are currently competing for one of the nation’s highest honors for undergraduates studying science, technology, engineering, or mathematics. These four students competed for nomination at the College of Charleston and were selected from a very competitive group of 13 students. Phia Gierszal is […]
The Office of Nationally Competitive Awards is here to help you find the award that’s right for you. We have online office hours 11-2pm Monday through Friday. Please email to schedule an appointment.
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 […]