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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 …

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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 …

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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; …

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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 …

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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 …

Eight 2016 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Recipients completed a bachelor’s degree at USC

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has named 2,000 individuals as recipients of the 2016 Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP), including eight students that completed their undergraduate degrees at USC: Undergraduate NSF GRFP Award RecipientsJessica ChenLife Sciences – Neurosciences Vanessa Knutson Life Sciences – Systematics & Biodiversity Eshed MargalitPsychology – Cognitive Neuroscience Joshua FaskowitzPsychology – Developmental Ryan McGeeLife Sciences – Evolutionary Biology …

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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 …