A Host of Benefits:

The opportunities listed below are some of the major advantages students receive as a participant in the USC Research Gateway Scholars Program.

  • Research Experience
  • Graduate School Preparation
  • Faculty Mentorship
  • $2800 Summer Research Stipend
  • Publication Opportunity in the USC Undergraduate McNair/Gateway Journal
  • Professional Development
  • Ongoing Advising
  • Workshops
  • Gateway Scholar Academic/Professional Gear!
    • Conference Notepad
  • Presentation Experience and Development
  • Assistance in securing admission and financial aid for enrollment in graduate school programs

Graduate Study Programs Attended by Past Scholars

Past McNair/Gateway Scholars graduated from USC and attended these universities for Graduate Study:

  • USC
  • UCLA
  • UC Berkeley
  • Harvard University
  • Stanford University
  • UC San Diego
  • UC Davis
  • UC Santa Barbara
  • UC Irvine
  • Brown University
  • Columbia
  • Cornell
  • Yale
  • And many more!

Funding Received by Past Scholars

Past McNair/Gateway Scholars have also received funding from:

  • Fulbright
  • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
  • National Science Foundation
  • Ford Foundation
  • USC Scholarships/Fellowships including Undergraduate Provost Fellowship, Dornsife SOAR and SURF Stipends, & Undergraduate Student Government Funding