Schwarzman Scholars, one of the world’s most prestigious graduate fellowships, located at Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University in Beijing, announced its fifth class on December 4, 2019. 145 Schwarzman Scholars were selected from more than 4,700 applicants and include students from 41 countries and 108 universities. The Class of 2021 will enroll in August 2020. More than ever before, this …
Monday, November 4 Research and Fellowships 101 – 11:00-11:50amView PowerPoint SlidesTarget Audience: UndergraduatesWhat is research? What is a fellowship? This presentation will offer an introduction to undergraduate research at USC and explain how research experience can be a great first step towards participating in USC Signature Academic Events or applying for competitive fellowships such as the Rhodes Scholarship and Fulbright U.S. Student Program. …
USC Global Scholar named Forbes scholar for local activism
Senior Sofia Bosch founded the University Park Action Coalition, an organization based in Los Angeles that attempts to start conversations between various stakeholders from USC and from the University Park community. (Krystal Gallegos | Daily Trojan)
Making Children’s Voices Heard in the Courtroom
USC computer science undergraduate student Zane Durante is using artificial intelligence to identify truthful language in child forensic interviews. By Caitlin Dawson
Academic Honors and Fellowships Summer 2019 Newsletter
2019 Commencement honors, Truman & Udall Scholarship Recipient, USC Named Top Fulbright Producer for seventh year running.
Bennis Scholars Class of 2019: Cohort 2
Pooja Agarwal Pooja Agarwal is a senior from Massachusetts majoring in Business Administration with minors in Environmental Studies and Spanish. She is a Leonard D. Schaeffer Government Service Fellow and is spending the summer interning at the California State Assembly in Sacramento. Around campus, she is involved as Vice President of Finance for Peaks and Professors; member of Environmental Core, …
Grateful for support that made college possible, USC Fulbright grantee pays it forward
Troy Camp co-director Marla Ross found her confidence at USC through financial assistance and guidance from mentors and friends. As a recent grad, she wants to help others do the same.
2019 Fellowship Recipients
2019 Astronaut Scholarship Recipient Zane Durante is a rising junior pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and a Bachelor of Arts in Applied and Computational Mathematics. As a part of this honor, scholars receive up to a $10,000 award; expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. for the “Innovators Gala”; mentoring by an Astronaut Scholar alumni, C-suite executive, or astronaut; …
2019 Astronaut Scholarship Recipient
Zane Durante is a rising junior pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and a Bachelor of Arts in Applied and Computational Mathematics.
2 Bridge Institute BUGS grads finish with Fulbright fellowships in hand
Students attribute Fulbright opportunities to study diabetes and cancer to research experience gained at the Bridge Institute at the USC Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience.
Valedictorian Ivana Giang channels her refugee family story to combat global education inequality
As the proud child of Vietnamese refugees, Giang has spent her time at USC tackling education disparities at a local, national and international level. By Joanna Clay
Salutatorian Haochen Wang went from struggling in middle school to singing with the Rolling Stones
Salutatorian Haochen Wang of Anhui, China, discovered a love of singing and performing during his time at USC. By Joanna Clay
Salutatorian Diviya Gupta wants to make medicine more accessible
Diviya Gupta became interested in medicine when her grandfather was diagnosed with an unfamiliar disease. With graduation right around the corner, she is looking forward to bringing her skills as a physician to underrepresented areas. By Joanna Clay
Driven to help immigrants, graduating senior finds her path at USC
As a Trojan, Tingyee Chang discovered her passion for research. It guided the daughter of Taiwanese immigrants toward a double major in neuroscience and public policy.
USC ranked Fulbright Top Producer for 7th year
USC was named a top producer of Fulbright scholars for the seventh consecutive year after 14 students were chosen for 2018-19. By Michael Tseng
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