USC Price School of Public Policy

International Summer Scholars Program

— Public Policy Issues in California & Beyond —

Dean Knott and students


July 17 to July 28, 2017


University of Southern California


February 27
6:30 pm
(Time in Seoul)
USC Korea, Royal Palace
Suite #413, 7, Yulgok-ro 2-gil, Jongno-gu
Seoul, Korea 03143
March 11
6:00 pm
(Time in Taipei)
3rd Floor, EducationUSA-U.S. Education Information Center,
No. 45, Yanping S. Rd., Zhongzheng Dist., Taipei City, Taiwan
(學術交流基金會三楼, 台北市中正區延平南路45號)
March 13
2:00 – 4:00 pm
(China Standard Time)
Room 307, Mechanical Building, Shanghai Jiao Tong University,
Xuhui Campus (上海交大徐汇校区机械楼307室)
April 5, 2017
5:00 – 6:00 pm
Pacific Time
Online/LA (RGL 308)
April 12, 2017
10:00 – 11:00 am
Pacific Time
Online/LA (RGL 103)
April 19, 2017
05:00 – 06:30 pm
Pacific Time
Online/LA (RGL 103)

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RGL lobby

The International Summer Scholars Program at the Sol Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California (USC) provides a bridge for students who aspire to pursue professional careers or graduate work at top universities in the United States. Tailored to international students or domestic students with a strong international orientation, the program provides an ideal stepping stone for academic or professional pursuits in public policy or related fields such as sociology, economics, political science, urban planning, public administration, environmental studies, sustainable development and many others.

Through this two-week intensive summer program, you will gain in-depth exposure to Public Policy Issues in California and Beyond. You will earn an International Summer Scholars Program Certificate from USC. This formal credential, along with your newly acquired training, skills and confidence, will strengthen your applications and bolster the success of your next academic or professional endeavor in the United States.

You will leave the program as a member of the Trojan Family, a worldwide network of more than 300,000 individuals who serve as inspiring mentors, professional colleagues and lifelong friends.