Scholarship Spotlight

  • Continuing Student Scholarship

    Continuing Student Scholarship

    The 2023-24 Continuing Student Scholarship is now available for you to apply for scholarship assistance. You may apply for multiple scholarships with one application and scholarship essay.

    • The deadline for the application is 11:59PM on Sept. 8, 2023. 

    When working on your essay be sure to keep the following in mind:

    • Describe your educational objectives and career goals
    • Include reasons for your choice of major and note academic accomplishments you have realized thus far
    • Indicate your involvement in extracurricular activities, and voluntary campus/community service or leadership activities
    • Include any unusual circumstances or hardships, either academic or personal, that may have influenced or affected your ability to attend college
    • 2023-24 scholarship selections will be made based on the criteria of the donors.  Award amounts may vary from $100 to $5,000. You will be notified though Financial Aid Messages  in R’Web if you are selected as a scholarship winner.

    Continuing Student Scholarship Form >

  • Osher / Crankstart 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 >

  • UCR Alumni Association Re-Entry Student Scholarship

    UCR Alumni Association Re-Entry Student Scholarship
    The Re-Entry Student Scholarship was formed in 1985 by three former re-entry students, Joyce Vickery, Barbara Moore, and Peggy Voss to provide assistance to returning students (many single parents) working toward a bachelor’s degree, whose educations have been interrupted by two or more years.

    Criteria for selection:
     · Must have had an interruption in education of at least two years
     · Pursuing a bachelor’s degree at UCR in fall and attending all three quarters in 2023-24
     · Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
     · Must be age 25 or older
     · Can be an entering freshman, transfer student, or already enrolled UCR student
     · Based on potential, past academic merit, and financial need

    Application Deadline: June 20, 2023 at 4:00 p.m.

     UCR Alumni Association Re-Entry Student Scholarship

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Federal School Code: 001316


External Scholarship Checks

Outside Scholarship Check reminder:

Please have checks payable to UC Regents and mail to:

UCR Main Cashiers Office
900 University Ave. 
Student Services Bldg.  Room 1111
Riverside, CA 92521