Fellowships are a unique way for organizations to engage USC Annenberg students in academic, research and/or professional capacities while providing meaningful support for tuition and the cost of living. Our faculty and external relations teams take a collaborative approach with industry partners to develop fellowships that combine mentorship and professional development. 

Please read about our current fellowships below. 

Sony Pictures Entertainment Media Impact Fellowship

The Fellowship is awarded to a top-caliber graduate student fellow who demonstrates a deep academic and professional interest in film entertainment and a desire to innovate and create impact within the industry. This might include an interest in film criticism, marketing and publicity, creative development, audience research, corporate social responsibility or media impact and advocacy. Read more about the inaugural award winner here.

Luminary Fellowship in Public Radio Broadcasting

The Luminary Fellowship is awarded to a recent graduate of the journalism program. Fellows have the opportunity to train at KCRW for six months in an associate producer capacity where they work alongside production teams on shows such as Left, Right & Center, Consider This and Greater L.A. Learn more about the establishment of this program here.

Latin Recording Academy Communications Fellowship

In 2021, this fellowship was established to support the Academy’s communications and digital content creation initiatives leading up to the 2021 Latin GRAMMY Awards. The team came together to develop a comprehensive, multi-platform digital campaign that educated The Academy’s membership and audience about the Latin GRAMMY process. Learn more about the opportunities being created here.