Prize Winners 2011

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 2011 commencement, the university recognized 39 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 21 graduating scholars who were selected as prize finalists by their school, eight have been nominated to receive a $10,000 prize. The eight prize recipients form an exemplary group. Their names and programs are provided below.  Click here for a brief description of their Global Scholar project.

2011 Global Scholar Prize Winners:

Name Program(s)
Jacob Bongers Interdisciplinary Archaeology, Cultural Anthropology (minor), and Video Game Design & Management (minor)
Nicole Broom Sociology and Spanish
Catherine Dolan Architecture
Grace Hwang Environmental Studies
Brandon Miliate International Relations and Gender Studies (minor)
Carolyn Ng Architecture and Communication Design (minor)
Daniel Reckard Music
Dayton Thorpe Mathematics and Physics

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