At the 2013 commencement, the university has recognized 106 seniors as USC Discovery Scholars. Each student has completed a culminating project in their field of study with a grade point average of 3.5 or better. Of the 36 graduating scholars who were selected as prize finalists by their school, ten have been nominated to receive a Discovery Scholar prize. The ten prize recipients form an exemplary group. Their names and programs are provided below as well as a brief description of their Discovery Scholar.

Troy Armstrong

Program: Music Composition

Jasneet Aulakh

Programs: Art History, English, Philosophy

Alexander Fullman

Programs: Political Science, Communication Law & Media Policy (minor)

Christopher Harke

Program: School of Fine Arts

Devon Mott

Programs: School of Architecture, Business Law (minor)

Julian Pegram

Program: Composition

Roza Petrosyan

Programs: History, Social Sciences (Psycology) and Russian Area Studies (minor)

Abhinav Prem

Program: Music Composition

Russell Stewart

Programs: Computational Neuroscience, Mathematics

Ka Ming Margaret To

Programs: Animation and Digital Arts, Advertising (minor)

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