Town and Gown of the University of Southern California is a nonprofit philanthropic organization whose purpose is to support USC through scholarships for students, building and campus enhancements, and cultural programs.

Scholarships Offered in 2021-2022
Million In Fully-Endowed Scholarships
Year Founded with ALL Female Leadership
Fully-Endowed Scholarships

Student Scholarship Information

Town and Gown of USC is proud to offer approximately 170 merit-based scholarships totaling $1,700,000 to deserving incoming freshmen, current undergraduate, and graduate students.

Scholarships of up to $10,000 are awarded annually and are for tuition only.

Membership Information

Organized in 1904 as the Women’s Club of the University of Southern California, Town and Gown of USC was given its present title in 1922.

Town and Gown of USC is the oldest women’s philanthropic organization supported by friends of the university, for the benefit of student scholarships and the improvement of the Town and Gown facility and grounds.

Monthly Luncheon Calendar & Speaker Series

Join us to hear from these outstanding speakers scheduled for 2021-2022!

Regular monthly meetings are the first Tuesday of the month, from October through May, with our annual fundraising Benefit taking place in April.

Student Spotlight

Town and Gown of USC invites one of our student scholars to speak at each general meeting and luncheon.

These scholars spoke at our 2020-2021 meetings. Additional scholars videos are posted to our Facebook and Instagram.

Our Donors

Town and Gown of USC is incredibly grateful for all of our donors.

This video was created as a gift for our very special endowment donors as a holiday gift in 2020.

Impact Report 2020-2021

The Impact Report video provides a comprehensive annual report of the successes and accomplishments of our 501(c)(3) organization in fiscal year 2020-2021.

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Past Presidents: Highlights of their Terms in Office

Please enjoy these words of wisdom, memories, and musings from our Past Presidents.

This video was recorded on June 15th, 2021. Thirty-six Past Presidents have served as CEO/President since the establishment of Town and Gown of USC in 1904.

Oral History of Town & Gown of USC

The Oral History of Town & Gown of USC video provides a comprehensive historical account the foundation and establishment of our 501(c)(3) organization.

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