Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education
High-achieving undergraduate and master's degree students can explore graduate opportunities and resources by participating in workshops at annual spring and fall forums.
USC Pre-Graduate School Advising
Serves all USC students and alumni who are thinking about applying to graduate school.
USC Viterbi Center for Engineering
Provides fellowships, academic and professional workshops, an awards banquet and social events.
The National Name
Helps match western universities with minority students interested in graduate education.
The National Black Graduate Student Association, Inc. (NBGSA) www.nbgsa.org is a non-profit, interdisciplinary, and student-run organization dedicated to improving the status of African Americans in higher education by systematically identifying and addressing their needs and concerns. NBGSA activities promote: 1) Increasing the number of graduate and professional students of African descent by encouraging undergraduates to pursue graduate and professional degrees; 2) providing resources that will enhance the likelihood of academic and career success of current graduate and professional students, and 3) developing a network of emerging scholars of African descent who are dedicated and sensitive to the needs and concerns of an increasingly diverse academic community.
USC Student Services
- Center for Black Cultural and Student Affairs. Support services and programs aimed at the development of African American undergraduate and graduate students.
- El Centro Chicano. Programs and resources to support all Chicano/Latino students.
- Asian Pacific American Student Services. Career mentoring program, community resources, student welcome, PEER mentor program.
- Graduate and Professional Student Senate. The official voice of the graduate and professional student body.
- Childbirth and Adoption Accommodation. Program addressing academic progression issues associated with birth and care of children.
- Religious Life. Information and resources for the various faiths represented on campus and a calendar of campus events sponsored by the Office of Religious Life.
CHCI (Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute) National Educational Clearinghouse. Provides Hispanic students with a free, personalized fellowship search. For information, call (800)392-3532. CHCI also publishes the Educational Quarterly newsletter. For a free copy, send your name and address to the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, 504 C Street, N.E., Washington, DC 20002.
An initiative to recruit and retain Hispanic students in graduate programs. U.S. citizens and permanent residents of Latin American Hispanic ethnic origin are eligible to apply. Project 1000 will mail one free application packet to up to seven participating universities of the student's choice. GRE Fee waivers are also available. For more information, call (800) 327-4893.