Pre-App Information


Big 10 Scholarships Pre-Application Overview

Welcome to the Big 10 Pre-Application – the first step for juniors, graduating seniors, and recent alumni (within 1 year of graduation) who seek campus support for ten prestigious merit scholarships!

SOP’s comprehensive Big 10 advising process includes:

Five international awards requiring campus endorsement (nomination):

Five national and international graduate scholarships not requiring campus endorsement (nomination):

All Big 10 scholarships support  graduate study or going abroad after graduation, but each scholarship is unique. Please read the specific scholarship description(s) before completing the Pre-Application. This will answer many of your questions and provide specifics, including eligibility guidelines and the purpose and selection criteria for each award.

Pre-Application FAQs:

Technical FAQs:

For more information, contact the Scholarship Opportunities Program (SOP) at 824-0189. We are located in the Center for Excellence in Writing & Communication, on the first floor of Science Library (Building 520).

SOP is able to advise competitive undergraduate candidates at UC Irvine only.