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College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Biological Sciences

Graduate Fellowships

Funds are available from various sources to provide additional support for Graduate Student activities. Check individual programs for applicable deadlines; if deadlines have past, contact adminstrative units for future availability.

Elsie Taber Graduate Fellowship Fund - travel, meetings, courses, workshops.
2014 deadline: rolling (applications considered at any time)
Administered by the Department, funds are available to support students: (1) participating in international conferences (non-US, non-Canada); (2) participating in courses or workshops away from USC; (3) working in collaborative laboratories away from USC.
Announcements are made periodically, but students are welcome to contact the Graduate Director at any time as opportunities develop.

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Plant Science related Fellowships: travel, workshops, awards.
2014 deadlines: Spring or rolling, depending on the fund.
Administered by the Department, funds are available to graduate students involved in plant science studies.
>Batson Fellowships support travel and workshop attendance
>Belser Fellowships reward outstanding current and incoming graduate students

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Marine Research fellowships: supporting marine research with the Baruch Institute.
2014 deadline: March 18
Administered by the Baruch InsituteFunds are availble to graduate students students in biology, chemistry, environmental health, geology, geography and marine science who are conducting marine research with the Baruch Institute.

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College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Dissertation Fellowships
2014 deadline: nominations are due April 4

USC Graduate School Fellowships
2014 deadlines: see specific fellowships

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The USC Office of Fellowship and Scholar Programs has a new, online searchable database for national fellowships and awards. With the INFO (Investigate National Fellowship Opportunities) tool, students can use broad or specific search criteria to locate national fellowships based on interests or academic and career goals. The database features graduate and dissertation fellowships, funding for study abroad and postdocs.
Click HERE to search for available programs.