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USC Viterbi School of Engineering Scholarships and Fellowships

     Funding For Residential Students     

     Funding for DEN@Viterbi Students     

FUNDING FOR RESIDENTIAL STUDENTS

Dean's Master's Scholarships

Update June 19, 2015: All awards have been issued.  If you have not yet received a scholarship notification email, it means we were unfortunately unable to offer you a scholarship.

*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

Chevron-USC Partnership Fellowships

Update June 19, 2015: All awards have been issued.  If you have not yet received a scholarship notification email, it means we were unfortunately unable to offer you a scholarship.

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

  • Award Amount: $30,000 fellowships and continual contact with Chevron executives, with opportunities for future internships and employment. 
  • Eligibility: Master's students who wish to pursue energy-related fields of engineering. Only citizens and permanent residents of the U.S. and its territories are eligible to apply.
  • How to Apply: Submit the online Graduate Application for Admission and your official, sealed transcripts by December 15**

**All other supplemental materials required for the program(s) to which you are applying, such as GRE and TOEFL scores, must be submitted by the application deadline of January 15

Ming Qu and Ying Wu Memorial Scholarship (This scholarship has been awarded. The next application period will be Fall 2015.)

  • Award Amount: $10,000 (amount to be applied toward current semester's tuition and fees)
  • Eligibility: Must be a continuing Viterbi Master's student from mainland China with a cumulative GPA of 3.8 or above.
  • If selected, candidates may be requested to submit a resume/CV.
  • How to Apply: Online Application due January 23, 2015.
Note: Students beginning their Master's program in Spring 2015 will be eligible to apply for this scholarship the the 2015/16 academic year.

Xinran Ji Memorial Scholarship (These scholarships have been awarded. The next application period will be Fall 2015.)

  • 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 a continuing full or part-time 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.
  • How to Apply: Online Application due January 23, 2015
Note: Students beginning their Master's program in Spring 2015 will be eligible to apply for this scholarship the the 2015/16 academic year.


FUNDING FOR DEN@VITERBI STUDENTS 

DEN@Viterbi Fellowship

The DEN@Viterbi Fellowship assists with USC Tuition and Fees for those master’s students who are working full-time and are not entirely funded by their employer. Candidates need to fully or partially support themselves financially for their DEN@Viterbi program. Up to ten partial fellowships, providing 3 units of tuition per student, will be awarded to outstanding working professionals. This one-time fellowship must be utilized during the awarded academic year.

Please see the DEN@Viterbi Fellowship Application for more information. Application and required materials must be submitted by July 31, 2015. 

25% Tuition Assistance for Chevron Employees
Academically qualified Chevron employees may earn 25% tuition assistance at USC when pursuing a master’s degree in Petroleum Engineering - Smart Oilfield Technologies (SOFT certificate included), Petroleum Engineering – Geoscience Technologies, or Petroleum Engineering. *25% of tuition only (does not cover books).

If pursuing a master’s degree in Petroleum Engineering (SOFT certificate included), 25% of the tuition will be covered by the Petroleum Engineering Department and 75% covered by Chevron. Please be sure to review the flyer below and submit your application to be considered as awards are limited.

More information: 25% Tuition Assistance for Chevron Employees Flyer

Viterbi Squared Program (only DEN@Viterbi alumni eligible)
Alumni of Viterbi Master’s programs earned via DEN@Viterbi who return to complete a second Master’s degree are eligible for this program which enables them to:

  • Waive the Graduate Application Fee
  • Waive the GRE requirement (we will use your previous scores)
  • Transfer one applicable course from your previous USC Master’s degree
  • By maintaining a 3.0 GPA throughout the program, students will be eligible for the Dean’s Alumni Fellowship of 3 units to be awarded their final semester

Please complete the Viterbi Squared Interest Form before submitting your application for admission or applying for Limited student status.