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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 >

  • Agatha Baxter Scholarship

    The Agatha Baxter Fund provides scholarships to needy students of high scholastic standing who are either enrolled in or have been granted admission to institutions of higher education located in Riverside County.  The following criteria will be utilized when selecting Baxter scholarship recipients:

    • Recipients must be permanent residents of Riverside or San Bernardino Counties.
    • Recipients must demonstrate financial need.  Students who have an Estimated Family Contribution of zero (0) and need additional financial aid will be given priority.
    • Recipients must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.  Students with financial need and the highest GPA will be given priority.
    • Full time students who meet the above criteria will be given priority.

    Deadline to apply for scholarship is 5PM on 10/30/2021

    Agatha Baxter Scholarship Form

     

  • Jeremy Robert Harrison Scholarship

    Jeremy Robert Harrison Scholarship
    Jeremy Harrison was a student at UC Riverside from 2000-2005. He was active in many areas of campus life. He was a Bear Facts Counselor for two years, an active member in the Delta Tau Delta fraternity, a Student Senator for College of Engineering with Associated Students UCR from 2003-2005, and participated in intramural bowling. He was a Student Representative on the College of Engineering Executive Committee in 2004-2005. Jeremy assisted his fellow students as a Math Study Group Leader in the Learning Center.

    Jeremy was known as a friendly, positive and fun-loving individual, who was a very bright and involved student. He passed away on October 20, 2005, due to complications of leukemia.  His father reached out to the Associated Students (ASUCR) after Jeremy's passing to help establish this scholarship in his honor.
       
    Deadline to apply for scholarship is 5PM on 10/01/2021

    Jeremy Robert Harrison Scholarship

  • Vincent Del Pizzo Senior Scholarship

    Vincent Del Pizzo Senior Scholarship
    Vincent Del Pizzo was UCR’s Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs for many years.  He was responsible for bringing the fraternities and sororities to the campus, among other things.  He was a highly respected and much loved campus administrator who truly cared about student life and student success.  Because of his outstanding contributions to the campus, the elected ASUCR officers established this scholarship in his honor.  The scholarship was also the first Senior Class Gift established on campus in 1999.  It is awarded to a student each year who shows outstanding academic achievement, has leadership qualities and is involved with the surrounding community as well as campus organizations.

    Deadline to apply for scholarship is 5PM on 10/01/2021

    Vincent Del Pizzo Senior Scholarship Form

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Federal School Code: 001316

 

External Scholarship Checks

Scholarship checks must be received by September 1, 2021 in order to be available to offset your charges by the fall fee payment deadline. 

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