Prize Winners 2010

Each year, an exemplary group of ten Global Scholar designees is selected to receive $10,000 prizes toward graduate study.  To be considered for the Prize Competition applicants must submit all project materials by the primary submission deadline (the Monday following Spring Break in the student’s final year at USC).  Students who apply by the secondary application deadline (the last day of classes in the Spring semester before the student’s official Commencement) are not eligible for the Prize Competition but will still be considered by their School for the Global Scholars honor.  Click below to see the list of Prize Winners from current and previous years:

At the 2010 commencement, the university recognized 32 seniors as USC Global Scholars. Each student spent at least ten weeks outside the U.S. as part of their undergraduate experience in their field of study and completed a capstone project and reflective essay related to the international experiences with a grade point average of 3.5 or better. Of the 13 graduating scholars who were selected as prize finalists by their school, five have been nominated to receive a $10,000 prize. The five prize recipients form an exemplary group. Their names and programs are provided below.  Click on each prize winner’s name for a brief description of their Global Scholar capstone project.

2010 Global Scholar Prize Winners:

Name Program(s)
Reid Cigolle Architecture
Kevin Crimi Music Performance (Studio Guitar) and Neuroscience
Billy Noiman East Asian Languages & Cultures and Business Administration
Alexander Shams International Relations, International Urban Development (minor), and Middle East Studies (minor)
Shawn Swisher Architecture

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