Welcome to the USC APAA site! The 2016-17 school year has begun, and we are thrilled to kick off a new year of support for our current students and scholarship recipients along with exciting programming for alumni and friends throughout California and the world!
This year we are proud to support our largest group of award winners ever. 80 undergraduate and graduate students make up the class of 2016-2017 APAA Scholars. They hail from 49 different majors and 9 different ethnicities. These students will receive not only financial support, but also the opportunity to engage with APAA Board Members and alumni at numerous events during the year including our upcoming Golf Classic (10/ 24), Holiday Reception (12/7), and Scholarship & Awards Gala (4/7). We hope that you will join us as well! The overall entering freshman class is also one of the most diverse and selective in USC’s history, and 26% identifies as Asian. As our constituency continues to grow, we strive to grow our base of support for all API Trojan alumni. We have an ongoing campaign to raise $2 million toward our scholarship and alumni programs, and we have expanded our outreach to numerous events in Northern California and across Asia.
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