A spinal cord injury in high school left Zack Wentz paralyzed. He turned that misfortune into a passion for breaking down barriers for himself and fellow Trojans with disabilities.
A $15 million pledge helps ensure the university’s ability to offer financial aid for deserving students.
Historian Russell Caldwell’s namesake scholarship empowers faculty to support high school students near USC.
USC Dornsife claims two of the year’s 32 awardees as well as two top finalists. Marshall Scholars receive two fully funded years of graduate study in the United Kingdom.
International relations and political science double major Reid Lidow earns a Gates Cambridge Scholarship for fully funded graduate studies at the University of Cambridge.
Master of Liberal Studies student Mischalgrace Diasanta receives the scholarship for her exceptional work, including a paper about how Muslim Filipinos were viewed in American travel writing in the early 1900s.
Recent USC Dornsife graduate Anna Miner will spend an academic year in Doha, Qatar, perfecting her Arabic after earning a Qatar Scholarship.
Jeri Schuessler-Loynachan receives scholarship in honor of USC Dornsife alumna Mary Roney at the program’s annual colloquium.
With Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships, USC Dornsife undergraduates are studying Mandarin in Beijing and Taiwan.