Friday, May 19, 2017

UCSD Scholarships for Entering Freshmen

Learn about scholarships that are administered by UCSD for high school seniors and entering freshmen.

Please note:
In addition to the UCSD scholarships below, also apply for Outside Agency Scholarships.
Foster youth (or former foster youth) should apply for the Guardian Scholars Program.
Remember that all scholarships are awarded on a very competitive basis.
How to apply
Follow these instructions to apply for the UCSD freshmen scholarships listed below:

File your UC Application for Admissions and Scholarships by the November 30 deadline.
For financial need scholarhips, file your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), OR if AB540 eligible, and unable to file a FAFSA, file a California Dream Application by March 2. Do not file both.

Additional requested financial aid documents are due May 1.
Based on the information you provided in steps 1 and 2 above, UCSD will consider you for any UCSD scholarships for which you qualify.
Eligibility is limited to United States citizens, permanent residents, or California Dream Act students.
UCSD will notify you of any scholarship awards by March 30. Check your application status online using
Types of scholarships
You may qualify for 2 types of scholarships: merit scholarships and restricted scholarships.

Freshmen merit scholarships: Merit scholarships are based solely on academic achievement as reflected in your UC admissions application. Link to details about these merit scholarships:
Regents Scholarship
Ellen and Roger Revelle Scholarship
National Merit Scholarship (no longer sponsored by UCSD)
Freshmen restricted scholarships: Restricted scholarships are awarded on academic merit plus additional criteria such as demonstrated financial need, field of interest, or leadership. If selected, you may need to provide supporting documentation to verify how you meet the restricted criteria. All personal and medical information remains confidential. Unless marked otherwise, the following are restricted scholarships:
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Regents Scholarship (merit-based)
Ellen and Roger Revelle Scholarship (merit-based)
UCSD Athletic Scholarship
James Avery Scholarship
Black Alumni Scholarship
Clayton H. Brace Scholarship
Chancellor's Associates Scholarship: The Preuss School UCSD, Lincoln High School, Gompers Prepatory Academy
Chancellor's Associates Scholarship: Registered Members of Federally Recognized Tribes
Chancellor's Associates Scholarship: Reality Changers
Chancellor's Scholarship
CREATE Undergraduate Scholarship
Herbert and Renita Greenberg Scholarship
Hispanic Scholarship Council Scholarship
Charmaine and Maurice Kaplan Scholarship
Kelly J. Kolozsi Memorial Scholarship
Lytle Scholarship
Claude and Irene McFarland Scholarship
Dr. A.R. Moossa Scholarship
Sheila Owens-Collins Scholarship
George Parker Memorial Scholarship
Gerald and Inez Grant Parker Foundation Scholarship
Mary Pillot Scholarship
Preuss School Scholarships at UCSD
Ray and Betty Ramseyer Scholarship
Rose Foundation Scholarship
Shimotori Memorial Scholarship
Student Foundation Scholarship
Ludwig and Ada Strauss Scholarship
Mary S. and Joseph W. Watson Scholarship
Allene Huanani Wong Scholarship