USC Viterbi School of Engineering Scholarships and Fellowships

The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is pleased to offer several merit-based funding opportunities for students who demonstrate exemplary potential for success in advanced engineering studies.

UPDATE:
All Dean’s Scholarship offers for fall 2018 applicants will be made by Friday, April 6

FUNDING FOR ON-CAMPUS MASTER’S STUDENTS

Dean’s Scholarships
Scholarship decisions are separate from Admit decisions.
  • Award Amount: $5000-$20,000
  • Eligibility: Open to international and U.S. students pursuing a Master’s degree full-time from the Viterbi School of Engineering on the USC campus
  • How to Apply: Submit the online Graduate Application for Admission and your scanned transcripts by August 31 for SPRING applicants and December 15 for FALL applicants. All other supplemental materials required for the program(s) to which you are applying, such as GRE and TOEFL scores and official, sealed transcripts must be submitted by the final application deadlines.
Chevron-USC Partnership Fellowships

Supporting the USC Viterbi School of Engineering’s vision and commitment to creating sustainable energy supply systems, Chevron Corporation is awarding competitive fellowships to outstanding incoming Master’s students.

  • Award Amount: $25,000 (paid over multiple years) and continual contact with Chevron executives, with opportunities for future internships and employment
  • Eligibility:Must be a new or PDP (progressive degree program), full-time, residential (on-campus) Master’s student. Two scholarships awarded to students in the MS in Petroleum Engineering (Smart Oilfield Technologies), and one to a student in either the MS in Chemical Engineering, MS in Materials Science or MS in Materials Engineering (two elective courses in Petroleum Engineering must be taken).
    Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.3 or higher (on a 4.0 scale). Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. or its territories.
  • How to Apply: Submit the online Graduate Application for Admission (including the Supplemental scholarship form) and your scanned transcripts by December 15. All other supplemental materials required for the program(s) to which you are applying, such as GRE and TOEFL scores and official, sealed transcripts must be submitted by the application deadline of January 15.
  • Statement of Purpose may be required for students who are selected as finalists
Information Sciences Institute Summer Internship Program

ISI welcomes enthusiastic, qualified graduate students and highly talented undergraduates as paid interns in our Marina del Rey, California and Arlington, Virginia offices. Interns are able to join in groundbreaking research in lively, intellectually stimulating environs. They work on specific projects with our senior research leaders and their teams, have the opportunity to attend lectures and study groups, and may also mentor others.

  • Award Amount: Varies
  • Eligibility:Must be an on-campus, full-time student (U.S. citizen or International)
    Most internships are awarded to CS or EE majors, but students from other engineering disciplines may be considered if they are appropriate for a specific position
  • How to Apply: For more details and to apply, visit the ISI SIP page.
Ming Qu and Ying Wu Memorial Scholarship
  • Award Amount: $10,000 (amount to be applied toward current semester’s tuition and fees)
  • Eligibility: Viterbi Master’s student from mainland China with a cumulative GPA of 3.8 or above. Must be a Chinese citizen.
  • If selected, candidates may be requested to submit a resume/CV.
Xinran Ji Memorial Scholarship
  • Award Amount: $10,000 (The scholarship award may be renewable as long as the student satisfies the criteria articulated by the University.)
  • Eligibility: Must be Viterbi Master’s student. Preference will be given to students from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau with a cumulative GPA of 3.8 or above.
  • If selected, candidates may be requested to submit a resume/CV.