Scholarship Spotlight

  • The Robert Presley Scholarship for Justice-Impacted Students

    The Robert Presley Scholarship for Justice-Impacted Students

    • Award Amount: $500.00+
    • Deadline: January 15, 2024
    • Eligibility Requirements: UCR undergraduate students who are/will be
      • Enrolled at UCR in Winter 2024
      • In good academic standing
      • Self-identify as justice-impacted.
        • By justice-impacted, we mean students a) who have been directly impacted by a family member’s incarceration b) who have been incarcerated, arrested, or convicted of a crime themselves, or c) whose lives have otherwise been negatively impacted by a crime
    • How to apply:
      • Submit application materials by January 15, 2024 as a PDF to with subject line "Robert Presley Scholarship Application."
        • Cover Letter
        • Personal Statement (1-2 pages)
        • Unofficial Transcript
    • Review this Call for Applications flyer at this link for full instructions and additional information
  • 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


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