Congrats to the 2021 Goldwater Nominees

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 […]

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Schedule an Appointment Today!

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.

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Office of Nationally Competitive Awards is Online for Fall 2020

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 […]

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CofC Student Named Goldwater Scholar

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 […]

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We Are Available Online!

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 nationalawards@cofc.edu […]

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Congratulations to our CLS Finalists!

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.

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College Named Top Producer of Fulbright Students

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 […]

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Eight Students Named Fulbright Semi-Finalists

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 […]

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Spring Workshop Series

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 […]

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College Named Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars, Students

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 […]

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