Link to AHF recipients archive

2021 Fellowship Recipients

2021 Astronaut Scholarship The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation was established in 1984 as the Mercury Seven Foundation by the six surviving members of America’s original Mercury Seven astronauts. This year ASF has awarded 60 scholarships to students from 44 different universities across the nation. Astronaut Scholarships are awarded to students in their junior and senior year of college studying science, technology, engineering, or …

Link to AHF recipients archive

2020 Fellowship Recipients

2020 Astronaut Scholarship Recipient Zane Durante is a rising senior pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and a Bachelor of Arts in Applied and Computational Mathematics. Eager to dive into artificial intelligence projects at USC, Zane joined the Center for AI in Society, Student Branch (CAIS++) in the fall of his freshman year. His first completed project used machine …

Link to AHF recipients archive

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; …

Link to AHF recipients archive

2018 Fellowship Recipients

2018 Astronaut Scholarship Recipient Nina Singh is a rising senior pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering and was selected for a 2018/2019 Astronaut Scholarship. She previously won the Astronaut Scholarship for the 2017/2018 academic year. 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 …

Link to AHF recipients archive

2017 Fellowship Recipients

2017 Boren Scholarship Recipients Caroline Chen is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in both International Relations and Political Economy with a minor in Business Finance.  She will spend the 2017-2018 academic year studying Mandarin in China as a Boren Scholar. Edith Conn is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in both International Relations and East Asian Languages and Cultures. She will spend 2017-2018 …

Junior Kevin Ye Named 2017 Goldwater Scholar

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship is awarded to outstanding college sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering. This year, Kevin Ye is the recipient of the 2017-2018 Goldwater Scholarship, selected from a pool of 1,286 applicants nationwide. Kevin is a junior pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and plans to complete a Physics minor. Kevin’s …

Link to AHF recipients archive

2016 Fellowship Recipients

2016 Boren Scholarship Recipients This year, the Institute of International Education, which administers the awards on behalf of NSEP, received 820 applications from undergraduate students for the Boren Scholarship and 165 were awarded. Samantha Archie is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and the Global Economy.  Samantha will study in Tanzania on the Boren Scholarship African Flagship Languages Initiative. Vivian Le is pursuing …

Richelle Smith Wins 2016 Goldwater Scholarship

Richelle Smith is a current junior studying Electrical Engineering. She has conducted research at USC’s Optical Materials and Devices Lab, Stanford’s Brains in Silicon Lab and USC’s Computational Oncology Lab. She has served as the Engineering Honors Colloquium Moderator, USC Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE) Vice Chair and Treasurer and is a starter on the USC Horse Polo …

Link to AHF recipients archive

2014 Fellowship Recipients

2014 Boren Scholarship Recipients Boren Scholarships are funded by the National Security Education Program, which focuses on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security and the challenges of global society, including sustainable development, environmental degradation, global disease and hunger, population growth and migration, and economic competitiveness. Scholars are selected on the basis of merit …

Golden Opportunity

Luke Bouma, a junior in physic and mathematics receives the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship – the nation’s most prestigious undergraduate science award.

Link to AHF recipients archive

2012 Fellowship Recipients

2012 Boren Fellowships Recipients Heather Ashby is a fourth year doctoral student in the History. She plans to use the Boren Fellowship to study Russian and conduct research for her dissertation on the impact of Woodrow Wilson and Vladimir Lenin’s ideas of self-determination on people in Asia, Africa, and the Americas. In Moscow, Heather will examine Soviet documents about Third World …