University of California, Irvine
University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, Merced
University of California, Riverside
University of California, San Diego
University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Cruza
CAL POLY SAN LUIS OBISPO
CAL STATE CHICO
CAL STATE FULLERTON
SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY
SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY
SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY
UNIVERSITY OF SAN DIEGO
UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Deadline to submit complete application: February 14, 2024.
Applicants and Letter Writers MUST email applications and Letters of Recommendation to email@example.com.
From the Applicant:
One-Page Personal Essay
Transcripts from all colleges attended; copies are acceptable.
Signed copy of the Acceptance Agreement (Final page of Bulletin of Information)
From Letter Writers:
The applicant has completed at least one year of college and will not graduate before June 2025.
The applicant has a GPA in the upper 1/3 of their class.
The applicant has a desire to “make a difference” in local, regional, national, or international communities.
Demonstrated interest in public service.
Outstanding leadership potential.
Submitted an innovative public service project proposal.
Maintain satisfactory academic performance (upper 1/3 class).
Carry out the public service project, emailing short bi-monthly updates, and a 2-page final assessment in April.
Attend a mandatory meeting of all Strauss Award recipients at UC Irvine in April and make a short presentation.
Serve as a Strauss Ambassador at respective campus.