Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship Opportunities Program (SOP) This program assists UCI undergraduate students in applying for and winning competitive, prestigious awards such as the Rhodes and Fulbright scholarships. The website includes information about significant external scholarships and fellowships. Counseling and application preparation are provided for selected awards, especially those that require a campus prescreening or nomination. Informative workshops are offered during winter quarter to help identify prospective candidates.

Many Honors students win these prestigious scholarships, including UCI’s first and only Rhodes Scholarship. Interested students can make an advising appointment or attend drop-in advising hours. Please see the website for more information. The SOP’s office is housed within the Center for Excellence in Writing and Communication in 193 Science Library; telephone (949) 824-0189; email:; online: