1. Knowledge of US/University of CA Relations.

Is there evidence that the candidate understands the general US/University of CA relationship, as well as specific aspects of this relationship that are pertinent to his or her field of study? Is the candidate aware of opportunities for on-going relationships with University of CA counterparts?

2. Evidence of Transferable Extra-curricular Activities.

What extracurricular activities has the candidate undertaken that could be put to use in the UCLite Program to meet the Scholarships’ objective of gaining a greater understanding and appreciation of business and innovation?

3. Interpersonal Skills and Ability to Engage with Others.

Does the candidate have a track record of proactively and enthusiastically building productive relationships with people outside his or her peer group, particularly when engaging with them in his/her field of expertise? Does the candidate appreciate the needs, motives and concerns of others?

4. Self-confidence and ability to Seize Opportunities.

How has the candidate responded to opportunities and what was the result?