Donald A. Strauss Scholarship
Dates and Deadlines
Campus application deadline:
February 10, 2017
Scholarship application deadline:
March 1, 2017
Winners receive up to $10,000 to fund a public service project. Winners also attend a 1 day meeting of all Strauss Scholarship recipients to report on the public service project.
- Students from any country can apply
- Sophomore or Junior at time of application
- Top 1/3 of class ranking
Applicants should be outstanding leaders with strong communication skills and a demonstrated interest in public service that displays a desire to “make a difference” in local, regional, national, or international communities.
The application requires an innovative, original, public service proposal and applicants will need to dedicate time and effort to submit a well-researched and compelling proposal.
UC Davis may nominate a limited number of students for the national competition. A campus interview will be conducted for all applicants who meet the qualifying criteria to determine who will receive campus nomination. To be considered for campus nomination a student needs to submit completed copies of the following documents to the Undergraduate and Prestigious Scholarship Office at firstname.lastname@example.org: