Viterbi Progressive Degree Program(PDP) Scholarship

Viterbi Admissions and Student Engagement is pleased to offer a merit based scholarships for Viterbi Master’s students who are currently completing Graduate coursework via the Viterbi Progressive Degree Program (PDP).

Cheryl and Christian Valentine Fellowship

  • Award Amount: A nonrenewable award of up to $10,000 (for tuition fee purposes only).
  • Number of Scholarships; Up to 10 scholarships awarded on an annual basis.
  • Eligibility
    • Previously applied and admitted to the Viterbi PDP program.
    • Enrolled in, and completing, your Viterbi Graduate Master’s as per your approved PDP course plan.
    • You must have completed at least one Graduate level course.
  • How to Apply
    • Complete and submit the application below by the stated deadline.
    • Upload a personal statement (Word or PDF document) in which you should explain the reasons (academic, career etc.) for undertaking the Master’s program and how this scholarship will help you achieve your goals.
    • Upload your current, valid and approved (with all required signatures) PDP course plan.
  • When to Apply
    • Fall Term Deadline: October 1st . Award notification by December 1st
    • Spring Term Deadline: March 1st . Award notification by May 1st
  • Please note that it is the student's responsibility to determine the impact (if any) a scholarship aware may have on their financial aid. Consultation with the Financial Aid Office is recommended.

Robert Fulton Scholarship

  • Award Amount: A nonrenewable award of up to $10,000 (for tuition fee purposes only).
  • Number of Scholarships; Up to 10 scholarships awarded on an annual basis.
  • Eligibility
    • Previously applied and admitted to the Viterbi PDP program.
    • Enrolled in, and completing, your Viterbi Graduate Master’s as per your approved PDP course plan.
    • You must have completed at least one Graduate level course.
  • How to Apply
    • Complete and submit the application below by the stated deadline.
    • Upload a personal statement (Word or PDF document) in which you should explain the reasons (academic, career etc.) for undertaking the Master’s program and how this scholarship will help you achieve your goals.
    • Upload your current, valid and approved (with all required signatures) PDP course plan.
  • When to Apply
    • Fall Term Deadline: October 1st . Award notification by December 1st
    • Spring Term Deadline: March 1st . Award notification by May 1st
  • Award Notification: Successful scholarship candidates will be notified of their award by the end of the term in which they are applying.
  • Please note that it is the student's responsibility to determine the impact (if any) a scholarship aware may have on their financial aid. Consultation with the Financial Aid Office is recommended.

Questions? Please email viterbi.pdp@usc.edu

  • Enter your 10 digit USC ID (no dashes)
  • Please note that in order to be eligible for the scholarship your UG degree will need to be posted by the end of the term in which you are submitting your scholarship application.
  • In the personal statement you should explain the reasons (academic, career etc.) for undertaking the Master’s program and how this scholarship will help you achieve your goals.