This scholarship is awarded to students who are planning a career in international affairs and/or public/community service. Scholarship funds are to be used for the purpose of student research, service and international travel related to education and humanitarian service.

Award Amount: $1000


  • minimum 3.0 GPA
  • application open to students majoring in the School of Social Sciences only
  • applicants must be a full-time continuing UCI Student
  • completion of online UCI scholarship application available through the Office of Undergraduate Admissions website

Past Recipients

2022: Andrea Janeli Morales Crisostomo (International Studies)

2021: Alicia Drevdahl (International Studies)

2021: David Sanusi (International Studies)

2020: Angel Lira

2020: Nora Beik

2020: Sarah Derkum

2020: Chanmin Yoo

2019: An Nguyen (Political Science)

2018: Huitzijared ContrerasMiguel(International Studies, Political Sciences & History)

2017: Samantha Ku (Political Science)

2016: Lynn Liu (Social Policy & Public Service)

2015: Andrew Hallak (International Studies)

2014: Hakop (Jack) Azatyan (Sociology)

2013: Sasha Sabherwal (International Studies, Political Science and Women's Studies)

2012: Myles Brady

2011: Jane Chung

2010: Nancy Kim and Jennifer Sun

2009: Nathan Tumazi (Int Stud), Brenda Andalon(Soc Sci) and Krystal Le (Int Stud)

2008: Christina Tajalli and Rosa Noyola

2007: Xenia Tashlitsky, Shahrooz Shahandehpour and Vivian Kiss

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