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UCEAP alumni are invited to participate in scholarship application reviews. Use your experience of studying in another country to review scholarship applications from students preparing to go abroad. Application readers are an integral part of our selection process. After completing a short training orientation, readers will evaluate and score applications from the comfort of their own home. To read and score applications you only need a computer or tablet with access to the internet. Volunteers usually spend 3-6 hours reading and scoring applications. Reviews will take place in three cycles: March 1-15; April 1-15; and October 1-15. Sign-ups will begin approximately two months before the review period and close a week before the cycle begins.

We receive over 2,500 scholarship applications and distribute over 500 awards each year. As alumni, you can stay involved with UCEAP and help the dream of studying abroad come true for hundreds of students. Without the generosity of alumni volunteers, it would not be possible to fulfill our mission. UCEAP thanks you for your hard work, commitment, and enthusiasm. Check out the Scholarship Reader Honor Roll today!

Requirement for Volunteers

  • Must be an alumnus/alumna of a UCEAP study abroad program or participated in a Reciprocal Exchange to a UC campus
  • Must be a UC Graduate or graduate of a Reciprocal Exchange Partner 
  • No direct relation to any Alumni Scholarships applicant for the current and upcoming academic year
  • Read instructions and watch a short video explaining how to complete your reviews
  • Current students are not able to participate 

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Fall 2024 Review Cycle - April 1 - April 15, 2024 Sign up!
Spring 2025 Review Cycle - October 1 - October 15, 2024. Opening soon. 


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Thank you!

Over 1,650 alumni have participated in our Alumni Scholarship Reader program since its launch in 2014. Thank you to everyone who has volunteered their time this past year. We hope you will continue to volunteer with UCEAP and support our students. We could not do this important work without you.