$15,000 Strauss Public Service Scholarship


Please see the details below for the $15,000 public service scholarship from the Donald A. Strauss Foundation! 
Sophomores and juniors are encouraged to submit their proposal to pursue a project of public service and social change during their junior or senior year. More information, including examples of previous projects and how to apply, is available on the Strauss Foundation website
Am I Eligible?
  1. Are you a full-time undergraduate student 
  2. Are you a third year student graduating in June 2023, or a second year student graduating  between June 2023 and June 2024 ?
  3. Have a GPA in the upper 1/3 of your class?
  4. Have the desire to “make a difference” in local, regional, national or international communities?
Selection Criteria
  1. Demonstrated interest in public service.
  2. Outstanding leadership potential.
  3. Submitted an innovative public service project proposal.
Applications are submitted to Don Bard, the Strauss UCSC liason, at ur_hnrs@ucsc.edu. The UCSC application deadline is February 11, 2021. 
Interested students should contact Don Bard, Coordinator of Undergraduate Honors and Research Opportunities at ur_hnrs@ucsc.edu, for information about the scholarship.