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Opportunities and Support

Helping graduate students make the most of their time at USC is important to us. These organizations, programs and tools are a great place to start if you need assistance with graduate student life or are seeking opportunities for personal growth.

Graduate Student Association Awards

The Graduate Student Recognition and Awards Ceremony acknowledges and celebrates the contributions of graduate and professional students to the University of South Carolina and the Carolina Community.

Graduate Student Resources Hub

The Grad Hub provides graduate students with greater access to student services and resources through a collaboration with National Fellowships and the University Career Center.


The Graduate School Ombuds serves as a confidential, neutral, informal, and independent resource for graduate students. Read more about the types of services provided by the Graduate School Ombuds.

On-Campus Help & Activities

Need help in a particular area of graduate life or want to get involved? Graduate students have resources available to them across campus.

Opportunities Bulletin Board

The place for events, fellowships, job postings, announcements and learning opportunities for graduate students. We update this page regularly, so check back often!

Professional Development

Landing a professional position in today’s market requires more than just completing a degree. We've outlined a list of tools, resources, and professional development programs to help you discover and develop your career potential.

Scholarly Initiatives

Enhance your in-classroom experiences through professional development, pedagogical training and exposure to non-academic settings. 

Travel Grants

We offer funding to help our graduate scholars travel to conferences where they will present work on behalf of the university.

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