Paying for USC

Financial Aid for Graduate Programs

Financial assistance for graduate study at USC is available from several sources:

USC Financial Aid Office

The USC Financial Aid Office administers federal aid programs and provides information about private financing programs. The Graduate School administers several fellowship programs and provides information about funding from sources outside the university. Several federal agencies and private foundations offer support for students engaged in research in specific fields of study. In addition, many corporations provide fellowships or tuition reimbursement for their employees.

USC Graduate School

The USC Graduate School administers several fellowship programs and provides information about funding from sources outside the university. Several federal agencies and private foundations offer support for students engaged in research in specific fields of study. In addition, many corporations provide fellowships or tuition reimbursement for their employees.

Public Health Connection

USC Public Health Career Services curates opportunities specifically for Department of Population and Public Health Sciences students and recent alumni in Public Health Connection, a private employment database. In addition to job postings, the listings include scholarships, fellowships and internships.

Trojan Scholars for Advancement in Public Health (MPH scholarship)

More than a typical scholarship, this merit-based scholarship and mentorship program is aimed at training Master of Public Health (MPH) students to attain knowledge and competencies that will enable them to secure positions in public health organizations that address health disparities and inequities among residents of Los Angeles County.

USC Awards and Fellowships Database

The USC Awards and Fellowships Database is a searchable resource for opportunities available at USC.

Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health (ASPPH)

The Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health offers a comprehensive list of scholarship opportunities and search resources for public health students.

Funding for Doctoral Students

PhD students and postdocs can apply for a variety of funding opportunities.

USC degree financial breakdown

2021-2022 Estimated Cost of Attendance

The USC estimated cost of attendance is a figure used to determine your financial aid eligibility (actual costs may differ). More information can be found at USC Financial Aid.

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We are available to help you navigate the application and admissions process. Reach our admissions and program staff at phs@usc.edu.