In memory of Dr. Steven Sample, President Emeritus of USC and dear and faithful friend to the Institute of Advanced Catholic Studies, please consider lending your support to the Sample Fellowship, which was created to help further the Institute’s mission of advancing the extraordinary Catholic intellectual tradition into the 21st century and beyond, through intergenerational, interreligious and ecumenical research and dialogue.

To donate to the fund, please make your check payable to

The Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies /USC: Sample Fellowship

Checks should be mailed to the attention of

Fr. James L. Heft, S.M., President
Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies at USC
921 W 30th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90007


For more information, please contact IACS Development Director Martha Tapias Mansfield at 213.821.7088, or by email at