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Scholarship Spotlight

  • Re-Entry Scholarship

    The Re-Entry Scholarships provide scholarship aid to non-traditional students who meet the following criteria:

    • Student has experienced a cumulative gap in their education of five or more years
    • Are an undergraduate and pursuing their first baccalaureate degree
    • Anticipate participation in the workforce for a significant period of time subsequent to graduation and are ideally between the ages of 25-50
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Show academic promise and a commitment to obtaining their degree

    Students can be either FT or PT. No single scholarship shall exceed $5,000. Scholarship is NOT available for graduate students. It is not intended for students who are exclusively enrolled in online courses or for international students who are visiting the U.S. with the intention of returning to their countries of origin after graduation. Scholarship awards must be applied to student tuition fees exclusively and NOT used for books, lab fees, child care services or transportation costs.

    Please note: Students receiving Cal Grant are not eligible for the Re-Entry Scholarship.

    Re-Entry Scholarship Form >

  • Transfer Scholarship

    The Transfer Scholarships provide scholarship assistance to students who meet the following criteria:

    • Have transferred from a California community college with enrollment beginning Fall 2021
    • Are at the undergraduate level and pursuing their first baccalaureate degree
    • Demonstrate financial need

    Students can be either FT or PT. No single scholarship shall exceed $5,000. Scholarship is NOT available for graduate students. It is not intended for students who are exclusively enrolled in online courses or for international students who are visiting the U.S. with the intention of returning to their countries of origin after graduation. Scholarship awards must be applied to student tuition fees exclusively and NOT used for books, lab fees, child care services or transportation costs.

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    Please note: Students receiving Cal Grant are not eligible for the Transfer Scholarship.

    Transfer Scholarship Form >

  • 2021 Athena Scholarship

    Recipients must be available to attend the virtual ATHENA Award presentation on May 27 via Zoom at 12:00 PM. 
    Application Deadline extended to May 4, 2021.
    UCR undergraduate or graduate college students who meet the following criteria may apply: 

    • Applicants must be knowledgeable about their chosen field of study. 
    • Applicants must have demonstrated academic achievement, 
    • Applicants must have given back to their community through public service, 
    • Applicants must have served as a role model and mentor to others.

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Federal School Code: 001316

 

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Earning Scholarships May Impact Aid 

Outside scholarships may impact other resources in your total financial aid award.  All resources intended to cover educational costs must be coordinated due to financial aid regulations. If a reduction of other aid must occur, loans or  Federal Work-Study will be decreased first whenever possible.