2014 Tailwind Scholarship Recipients
We recognize and congratulate these bright young Muslim students.
Name Yousseff Chouhoud
School University of Southern California (USC)
Major Political Science and International Relations
Member, Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society; Junior Fellow, AAPSS (2004-05); Member, Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society; Departmental Honors, History, Lehigh University (2005)
Participant, American Muslim Civic Leadership Institute (March 2014); Editor, MuslimMatters (Jan 2011 – present); Senator, USC Graduate Student Government (2012-2013); President, Lehigh University Muslim Students Association (2005-2006)
“Ultimately, I hope to continue in the academy, as an engaged social scientist, producing meaningful research and imparting a more nuanced understanding of the world to my students. Along the way, I plan to continue my community involvement, doing my part to help build nascent American Muslim institutions and empowering our youth.”