Scholarship Detail

Donald A. Strauss Scholarship

Program Information

Deadline Month: February
Application Deadline Dates: 02/10/2022 campus deadline
Award Amount: $10,000
The Donald A. Strauss Scholarship allows college juniors to pursue a public service project during their senior year by providing $10,000 for educational expenses. The Strauss Foundation will award at least fourteen scholarships in 2013 that can be used to pay for tuition, fees, books, room and board, and at the recipient's option, for some of the costs of the public service project. Further information can be found at the foundation’s website at
Type: Undergraduate Study, Service Project
Application Available: Organization Website, Organization Address or Phone

Eligibility Requirements

Class Level: Sophomore, Junior
Area of Study: Arts and Humanities, Business, Engineering, Natural Sciences, Public Service, Social and Behavioral Sciences
Application Form: Yes
Minimum GPA: 3.3

Submission Requirements

Application Form: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Transcript Description: All Colleges Attended
Letters of Rec: Yes
Letters of Rec Detail: 2, 3
Letters of Rec Notes: 2-3 letters.
Resume: Yes
Resume Notes: Including work history as well as current and past community service.
Personal Essay: No
Project Proposal: Yes
Project Proposal Notes: 4 pages describing your plan for a community or public service project to be carried out between the end of your junior year and the spring of your senior year.
Financial Aid: No
Institutional Endorsement: Yes
Institutional Endorsement Notes: UCB can nominate three students.
Other Submission Requirements: Yes
Other Submission Requirements Notes: A one-page autobiographical statement describing significant public service activities.

Further Information

Mrs. Alicia Hayes
Campus Representative
Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships
5 Durant Hall