The USC Bovard Scholars program helps high-achieving students with financial need gain admission to and succeed at the nation’s top universities.

Support is available to high-achieving rising high school seniors. Through expert admissions and financial aid assistance, comprehensive test preparation and personalized career exploration experiences, we aim to transform lives and build a new, diverse generation of dynamic leaders.

Our Story

USC established Bovard Scholars to empower outstanding students with financial need to dream big.



Our Program

Our innovative, year-long program helps students achieve academic and career success.


Our Scholars

Highly motivated, our scholars are ready to take ownership of their academic path to success.


“High-achieving students who attend more selective schools graduate at higher rates, earn higher incomes, and are more likely to pursue a graduate degree. In other words, where you go to school matters.”

– Jack Kent Cooke Foundation