Our Program

Program Overview

Gain admission to top-tier universities

Navigate the complex admissions and financial aid process

Explore potential careers and ignite professional passions

Connect occupational goals to academic pursuits

Feel at home on a college campus through a three-week, immersive residential experience on USC’s campus

Learn test-taking strategies and boost their entrance exam scores

Understand tools and resources available on a college campus that support success

Determine which college is the best fit

Meet peers and make lifelong, like-minded friends

Students apply for USC Bovard Scholars during their junior year in high school. Selected students receive one-on-one guidance — personalized to meet their individual needs.

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.