National Fellowships Advisor

Columbia, SC, SC

University of South Carolina

The National Fellowships and Scholar Programs (NFSP) within the South Carolina Honors College (SCHC),  University of South Carolina, is hiring!  We invite applications for a National Fellowships Coordinator.

The National Fellowships Advisor is a professional position in National Fellowships and Scholar Programs (NFSP), a unit in the South Carolina Honors College (SCHC). Staff members should possess a wide-ranging intellectual curiosity and a commitment to working with high ability students. The coordinator will perform a variety of duties in support of the recruitment and advisement of students considering and applying for national fellowships and scholarships with a focus on first time student advisees and national fellowship competitions for first- and second-year students. The coordinator provides individual advising and assists in program development and administration. As a staff member in a multi-function unit, the position may include additional responsibilities as assigned to meet the needs of USC’s academically talented students and to support the academic mission of the University.


Duties may include advising students throughout the entire process of considering and applying for various national fellowships and scholarships; identifying and recruiting first and second year students who have the potential to win national fellowships; collecting and analyzing data and materials; serving as liaison between National Fellowships and Honors advisors, University Advising Center and Capstone Scholars program.  Our ideal candidate will have the ability to cultivate positive working relationships with NFSP and SCHC colleagues, key partner offices on campus, faculty and staff serving on NFSP advisory and scholarship committees, and with our external fellowship communities.

USC Minimum QualificationsMasters degree and 1 year related experience, or bachelor’s degree and 3 years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:  Prefer Prior advising with post-secondary high ability students, working knowledge of national fellowship competitions.

Application Procedures:  Please visit to apply for this position.  This job posting closes midnight April 25, 2021.  Estimated start date is mid June, 2021.

We also have a National Fellowships Coordinator position in support of the recruitment and advisement of graduate students advertised.  To be considered for both positions you must apply to each job posting separately.  Please visit  to apply for the psption with Gradudate student focus.

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

Posted: 04/12/2021