Learn more about the USC Research Gateway Scholars program by attending an info session.

Benefits of the Program

  • Graduate School Preparation
  • Research Experiences
  • Faculty Mentorships
  • Symposiums & Conferences
  • Publishing Opportunities
  • Professional Development
  • Sponsored Summer Housing

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must possess a strong desire to pursue Graduate Studies (preferably Ph.D level); a minimum 3.0 GPA; Sophomore, Junior, or Senior; and must meet one of the following criteria:

  • First-generation college student
  • Low-income background (using federal income guidelines)
  • Underrepresented Ethnic/Racial background in higher education (African American, LatinX, Native American, Native Alaskan, & Pacific Islander)

Upcoming Info Sessions

Wed 27

Fall 2023 Information Session #3

September 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Fri 29

Fall 2023 Information Session #4

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Oct 05

Fall 2023 Information Session #5

October 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Oct 06

Fall 2023 Information Session #6

October 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Oct 10

Fall 2023 Information Session #7

October 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Oct 13

Fall 2023 Information Session #8

October 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Oct 17

Fall 2023 Information Session #9

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Oct 20

Fall 2023 Information Session #10

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Please review the calendar for the upcoming info sessions & don’t forget to sign up!

The Gateway Scholar application deadline is October 27 at 11:59 pm!