John R. Raymond Fellowship

Annually, a female faculty member at MUSC (of any rank) is selected to receive this monetary fellowship award to be used towards building a collaboration with a renowned expert (male or female) in her field; provide the Mentor Award to the renowned expert identified by the selected woman faculty member; and hold a reception to honor the fellowship recipient, as well as to provide an opportunity for the recipient and other MUSC women faculty to network with one another

The fellowship is administered by the ARROW Initiative with support from the Office of the Provost.

Applications for the 2021 John R. Raymond Mentoring Fellowship are currently being accepted. Please submit all application materials by 5:00 p.m., April 23, 2021, to The fellowship recipient will be announced by May 28, 2021. If possible, a reception for the recipient will be scheduled during June 2021. Specific date, time, and location to be determined.

Advancement of Women Faculty

The purpose of the Advancement of Women Faculty award is to recognize the MUSC faculty member who best demonstrates excellence in his/her commitment to the advancement and promotion of women faculty at the Medical University of South Carolina. 

Eminent Scholar

ARROW Initiative annually recognizes a prominent, nationally- and internationally-known woman scholar, bringing the scholar to campus to (a) expose MUSC women faculty to role models & (b) increase the exposure of MUSC male faculty and students to exceptional women scholars.