University of Southern California

Office of the Provost

Awards and Fellowships

USC Students and Faculty are among the most talented and distinguished in the world. The University is committed to recognizing scholarly achievements and supporting thoughtful research whenever possible. While individual schools and affiliated organizations provide many of their own honors, the Provost distributes a number of university-wide awards:


Discovery Scholars

Global Scholars

Provost’s Mentoring Award

Provost’s Prize for Teaching with Technology

Renaissance Scholars

Trustee & Presidential Scholars

USC Provost’s Award


Advancing Scholarship in the Humanities and Social Sciences


Annenberg Fellowship

International Artist Fellowship Program

Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship

Provost’s Ph.D. Fellowship

Provost Postdoctoral Scholars Program for Clinical Residents and Fellows

USC Society of Fellows in the Humanities

Provost’s Undergraduate Research Fellowship

National Undergraduate & Graduate Fellowships