Rose Hills Summer Research Fellowships

Current Grant Period: Summer 2015

The Rose Hills Foundation, which supports non-profit organizations that serve the citizens of Southern California, has generously provided funding for a limited number of students who would like to obtain Science and Engineering Fellowships during the summer. Each undergraduate student funded by the program will receive a stipend in the amount of $5000 to support full-time research in science or engineering for a period of not less than eight weeks during the period May 19 through August 18. All full-time USC faculty engaged in science or engineering research are eligible to serve as faculty supervisors. Faculty supervisors will receive $1000 for each student supervised.

Application Instructions

Students will submit an online application and faculty supervisor recommendation form by March 26, 2015 to be considered for funding. All funding decisions will be announced in mid-April.

Students who receive funding will be required to submit a two-page summary of their completed research project before September 11, 2015.

Student Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrollment at USC during Fall 2015 as a junior or senior in a program leading to an undergraduate degree in the Life Sciences, Natural Sciences, or Engineering.
  • USC cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better. Preference will be given to students whose USC cumulative GPA is 3.5 or better.
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Residency in Southern California. (A resident of Southern California is defined as a student whose permanent address is south of the Tehachapi Mountains.)

Contact Information

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. David Glasgow at 213-740-6146 or at dglasgow@usc.edu.