Rose Hills Summer Research Fellowships

Current Grant Period: Summer 2019

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 14 through August 13. 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 recommendation form by March 21, 2019 to be considered for funding. All funding decisions will be announced in mid-April.  Please see the Application Instructions for additional details.  Applications will be available on Monday, February 18, 2019.

Students who receive funding will be required to submit a two-page summary of their completed research project before September 6, 2019.

Student Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrollment at USC during Fall 2019 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