Greetings from the SOP Office!
Welcome to New CHP Students & Welcome Back to Continuing CHP Students!
Attention sophomores and juniors!
The Barry Goldwater Scholarship—the most prestigious undergraduate scholarship in the U.S. in the natural sciences, mathematics, and engineering—is now accepting applications for its 2019 competition (pre-application is due October 30th, 2018 at NOON). UCI may nominate up to 4 students for the national competition.
The Harry S. Truman Scholarship awards $30,000 scholarship for graduate study. Students who intend to pursue careers in government or public service are encouraged to apply. Funding may be used for law & medical school.
To begin your application and be considered for campus nomination, go to the SOP website at scholars.uci.edu/advising to complete the PSWI form and book an appointment with a Student Advisor.
Scholarship Opportunities Program: If you are interested in one-on-one advising for any of our other scholarships, you can book an appointment to meet with any of our Student Advisors at scholars.uci.edu/advising. Our office is open Monday–Friday from 9:00 AM–4:00 pm in the Writing Center in the Science Library. Or you can also talk with a student advisor without an appointment during the following Fall 2018 drop-in hours:
• Darren De Leon (Week 1-10): Wednesdays, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
• Jeremy Bunda (Week 4-10): Mondays, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
• Kimberly Zhang (Week 4-10): Fridays, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Check out Kenneth Lai (UCI, ’14) winner’s blog. He is a fellow CHP alumnus and Fulbright Fellowship Recipient at Q&A’s with Scholarship Winners.
See other past-Winning CHP Students who applied through SOP last year: CHP Students Win Prestigious International Scholarships. Check it Out!
Upcoming Events & FYI’s
Interested in doing a service project in your local community, or abroad?
Connect with Donald Strauss board member & representative, Duncan Strauss & Barbara Taborek, for a Strauss Scholarship Information Session on Wednesday, November 14th, 12:00-1:30pm at the UCI Student Center, Moss Cove B!
Please RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org by November 7.
About the scholarship: A $15,000 scholarship given to sophomores, juniors, or 4th year seniors who have demonstrated an interest in public service, outstanding leadership potential, have developed and can demonstrate effective communication skills, and wish to “make a difference” in local, regional or national communities.