Apply to be a Grand Challenge Scholar!

These are 14 Grand Challenges that need engineering solutions in order for society to move forward. Throughout USC and the Viterbi School, there have been a number of opportunities available for our students to take advantage of in learning more about the Grand Challenges:

  • Engineering +,
  • undergraduate research,
  • entrepreneurship,
  • global and service opportunities
  • and many other opportunities…

all of which match up with the components for Grand Challenge Scholar recognition.

If you haven’t already done so, check out the website: which outlines the various components of the program.

You could be one of Viterbi’s 2017 Grand Challenge Scholars! Grand Challenge Scholars are recognized at the Viterbi Undergraduate Awards Ceremony in May and receive a cash prize.

The application for recognition is due on February 1 and can be found on the website mentioned above as well as:

Jenny Vazquez-Akim

Author Jenny Vazquez-Akim

Jenny is the Director of Student Engagement and Career Connections in the Viterbi Admission & Student Affairs Division. Jenny manages many of the undergraduate student life programs at Viterbi, as well as the services and programs that connect all Viterbi students with their post-graduate plans. Jenny holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from USC, a Master’s in Public Administration from NYU, and a Doctorate in Education from UCLA.

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