Opportunities for Sophomore and Junior Students

Opportunity for Sophomores:


Aerospace Scholars Program

Application Deadline: Feb. 15

A two-part program for high school sophomores and juniors focused on the history and future exploration of space and topics in Earth and Space Science. Click here for the website. It does lead into a two year program for the junior year; however, that application is not open yet. Opportunity for Juniors:

Juniors! High Achieving with financial need! Need help with the college application process?
Free Summer Program!
USC established Bovard Scholars to empower outstanding high school students with financial need to dream big. We help you reach higher. We prepare you for success in college — including gaining admission and scholarships to the best schools that are the ideal fit for you — and in your career. That includes thorough exploration of the wide range of options for your future.

Junior in high school (11th grader) at time of application
Currently hold a 4.0 GPA or above
Enrolled in Algebra II, Trigonometry or above
Demonstrate financial need
Have taken advanced placement/international baccalaureate courses, if offered
We offer the program at no cost to students or families. USC will pay for transportation to and from campus for students coming from outside of Southern California.