Our Opportunities

*The 2021-2022 Continuing Undergraduate Scholarships Application is now open! Apply today!

  • Deadline: Apply no later than 11:59pm Monday January 25, 2021

  • All recipients and non-recipients will be notified via UCSD email by August 31, 2021

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All Other Applications are due no later than 11:59pm on the due date listed for each opportunity.



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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
up to $2,000 Afsahi-Eklund ’90 Family Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Undergraduate students who have a minimum GPA of 3.0, demonstrated financial need, and are majoring in Communications.
ELIGIBILITY: Undergraduate students who have a minimum GPA of 3.0,...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 Alan Turing Memorial Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY:Computer Science, Computer or Electrical Engineering, Communications, or Political Science/Public Policy majors, and other programs...
ELIGIBILITY:Computer Science, Computer or Electrical Engineering,...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $3500 Albert Parvin Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Engineering majors, who are or have served in the Armed Forces of the United States. IMPORTANT:In the Employment, Extracurricular,...
ELIGIBILITY: Engineering majors, who are or have served in the Armed...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $3500
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $5,000 Alice C. Tyler Scholarship - Honoring Sally Ride
ELIGIBILITY: Awarded to students with financial need; who have demonstrated a commitment to the advancement of women in science, technology,...
ELIGIBILITY: Awarded to students with financial need; who have...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $5,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 Alice Marriott Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Academic merit and financial need, with a preference for Biological Science majors. IMPORTANT: In the Employment, Extracurricular,...
ELIGIBILITY: Academic merit and financial need, with a preference for...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 Alice Y. Wu Memorial Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY:Awarded to Engineering majors with a preference for Computer Science, who are full-time juniors or seniors in the upcoming academic...
ELIGIBILITY:Awarded to Engineering majors with a preference for Computer...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 Alumni Leadership Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Full-time Junior or Senior in the upcoming academic year, 3.0+ GPA, service/leadership (college-level academic, campus or community...
ELIGIBILITY: Full-time Junior or Senior in the upcoming academic year,...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
up to $2,000 Anthony J. Fiori '98 Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Undergraduate students who have a minimum GPA of 3.0; have demonstrated financial need; and have academic, campus, or community...
ELIGIBILITY: Undergraduate students who have a minimum GPA of 3.0; have...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
up to $5,000 Aya Healthcare Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: For the upcoming academic year, junior or senior standing students majoring in Data Science, Economics, Computer Science &...
ELIGIBILITY: For the upcoming academic year, junior or senior standing...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: up to $5,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 Bay Area Alumni Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: San Francisco / Bay Area high school graduate, junior or senior standing in the upcoming academic year, 3.0+ GPA, service/leadership...
ELIGIBILITY: San Francisco / Bay Area high school graduate, junior or...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $10,000 Bebe and Marvin Zigman Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Arts or Humanities majors, born in California, involved in Foreign Language study, 3.0+ GPA, demonstrated financial need. ...
ELIGIBILITY: Arts or Humanities majors, born in California, involved in...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $10,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $1,000 Bevan Schroeder Memorial Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Undergraduate students who have academic merit, demonstrated financial need, majoring in Computer Science and Engineering and active...
ELIGIBILITY: Undergraduate students who have academic merit,...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $1,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 Bhat Family Endowed Scholarship for Transfer Students
ELIGIBILITY:Transfer students, junior or senior standing in the upcoming academic year, 3.0+ GPA, service/leadership (college-level academic,...
ELIGIBILITY:Transfer students, junior or senior standing in the upcoming...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
up to $2,500 Bottorff Family Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: For the upcoming academic year, junior or senior standing with high financial need and a minimum 3.0 GPA.Renewable up to one...
ELIGIBILITY: For the upcoming academic year, junior or senior...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: up to $2,500
Deadline01/25/2021
up to $2,500 Braille Transcribers Guild Endowed Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Undergraduate students with severe visual impairment.
ELIGIBILITY: Undergraduate students with severe visual impairment.
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: up to $2,500
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 Brutten Family Alumni Leadership Scholarship
Eligibility: College-level academic, campus or community service/leadership, for the upcoming academic year, junior or senior standing, 3.0+ GPA,...
Eligibility: College-level academic, campus or community...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $1,700 Brython P. Davis Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Students whose parents are, or were, a regular member of the U.S. Navy or Marine Corps. NOTE: Verification as a U.S. military...
ELIGIBILITY: Students whose parents are, or were, a regular member of ...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $1,700
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 C. Robert Wartell Memorial Alumni Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Interest in Law or Justice, junior or senior standing in the upcoming academic year, 3.0+ GPA, service/leadership (college-level...
ELIGIBILITY: Interest in Law or Justice, junior or senior standing in...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 Cambon Family Alumni Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Economic majors, junior or senior standing in the upcoming academic year, 3.0+ GPA, service/leadership (college-level academic,...
ELIGIBILITY: Economic majors, junior or senior standing in the upcoming...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
First Place: $2,500 Second Place: $1,500 Third Place: $750 Fourth Place: $250 Cesar Chavez Essay Contest
ELIGIBILITY: Full time continuing student, with a 2.0+ GPA, who has demonstrated commitment to the advancement of César’s core values at UC San...
ELIGIBILITY: Full time continuing student, with a 2.0+ GPA, who has...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: First Place: $2,500 Second Place: $1,500 Third Place: $750 Fourth Place: $250
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $3,000 Charles S. & Cora L. Ash Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Academic merit and demonstrated financial need, with preference for students majoring in Biological Sciences.IMPORTANT: In the...
ELIGIBILITY: Academic merit and demonstrated financial need, with...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $3,000
Deadline01/25/2021
$0.00 Chen Del Pero Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Awarded to undergraduate students with financial need; who are studying within the Division of Social Sciences; who have a 3.00 or...
ELIGIBILITY: Awarded to undergraduate students with financial need; who...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 Cheryl Renee Persky Memorial Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Electrical Engineering or Computer Science majors. IMPORTANT: In the Employment, Extracurricular, and/or Volunteer Sections include...
ELIGIBILITY: Electrical Engineering or Computer Science majors....
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $1,500 CK and Jenny Cheng Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering majors at Jacobs School of Engineering, high academic merit. IMPORTANT: In...
ELIGIBILITY: Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $1,500
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,333 Darcy and Robert Bingham Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: UCSD Student Employee, currently working 15+ work hours per week and will be a UCSD student employee in the upcoming academic year. ...
ELIGIBILITY: UCSD Student Employee, currently working 15+ work hours per...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,333
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $3,000 Diana C. Miles Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: For students with active interest and involvement in music, and/or are Music majors. IMPORTANT: Under Supplemental Questions provide...
ELIGIBILITY: For students with active interest and involvement in music,...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $3,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 Dillon Family Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY:This award is intended to support Scripps Institution of Oceanography majors, who are juniors or seniors in the upcoming academic year...
ELIGIBILITY:This award is intended to support Scripps Institution of...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 Dottie Conway Memorial Alumni Leadership Scholarship
Eligibility: College-level academic, campus or community service/leadership, in the upcoming academic year, junior or senior standing, 3.0+ GPA,...
Eligibility: College-level academic, campus or community...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 E. Coke Hill Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Academic merit and financial need, with a preference for students majoring in the Social Sciences. IMPORTANT:In the Employment,...
ELIGIBILITY: Academic merit and financial need, with a preference for...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 Edward Waguih Ishak Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY:Awarded to Engineering majors with demonstrated financial need. Renewable up to one additional academic year contingent on good...
ELIGIBILITY:Awarded to Engineering majors with demonstrated financial...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $3,000 Errett Bishop Scholarship
Eligibility: Mathematics majors, junior or senior standing in the upcoming year (preference for seniors), demonstrated financial need. IMPORTANT...
Eligibility: Mathematics majors, junior or senior standing in the...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $3,000
Deadline01/25/2021
up to $2,500 Erwin-Jordan Single Parent Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Undergraduate single-parents with financial need.
ELIGIBILITY: Undergraduate single-parents with financial need.
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: up to $2,500
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $1000 F. Thomas Bond Revelle College Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Revelle College student, who will be senior standing in the upcoming academic year, have a 3.7+ CUM GPA, and participated in...
ELIGIBILITY: Revelle College student, who will be senior standing in...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $1000
Deadline01/25/2021
up to $2,000 Financial Literacy Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY This scholarship opportunity is available to students who complete TEN courses within the UCSD Financial Literacy Website : Financial...
ELIGIBILITY This scholarship opportunity is available to students who...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $3,600 Gabriele Wienhausen Biological Science Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Biological Science majors, 3.0+ GPA, junior or senior standing in the upcoming academic year, with emphasis on research experience...
ELIGIBILITY: Biological Science majors, 3.0+ GPA, junior or senior...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $3,600
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $1640 Gary C. Reynolds Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Combined Mathematics-Computer Science major, junior or senior standing in the upcoming academic year, exceptional promise for making...
ELIGIBILITY: Combined Mathematics-Computer Science major, junior or...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $1640
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 George Kurata ’67 Leadership Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Currently enrolled juniors or seniors with a 3.0+ GPA, have demonstrated financial need; and have academic, campus, or community...
ELIGIBILITY: Currently enrolled juniors or seniors with a 3.0+ GPA, have...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,500 George Parker Memorial Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY : Students with demonstrated financial need, who were orphaned for at least 3 years prior the age of 18, and/or who were raised in...
ELIGIBILITY : Students with demonstrated financial need, who were...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,500
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 Gregory A. Chauncey and Naomi C. Broering Engineering Veterans Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Undergraduate student veterans at the Jacobs School of Engineering, who served in the U.S. Navy or U.S. Marine Corps. Applicants must...
ELIGIBILITY: Undergraduate student veterans at the Jacobs School of...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 Gregory T. Bryan Alumni Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Social Sciences, Arts or Humanities majors, junior or senior standing in the upcoming academic year, 3.0+ GPA, service/leadership...
ELIGIBILITY: Social Sciences, Arts or Humanities majors, junior or...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 Hajim Family Alumni Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Visual Arts majors, junior or senior standing in the upcoming academic year, 3.0+ GPA, service/leadership (college-level academic,...
ELIGIBILITY: Visual Arts majors, junior or senior standing in the...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $1,500 Italo Scanga Memorial and Visual Arts Endowment Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Visual Arts majors. Faculty recommendation letter required. IMPORTANT:Include career-enhancing information under Employment,...
ELIGIBILITY: Visual Arts majors. Faculty recommendation letter...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $1,500
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2000 James R. Bunch Mathematics Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY:Applied or Computational Mathematics majors, who are juniors or seniors in the upcoming academic year with a 3.0+ cum GPA. Preference...
ELIGIBILITY:Applied or Computational Mathematics majors, who are juniors...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $1850 James W. Barnes Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Mechanical, Electrical, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science majors, 3.0+ GPA, demonstrated financial need. IMPORTANT: In the...
ELIGIBILITY: Mechanical, Electrical, Computer Engineering, or Computer...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $1850
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 JAY '93 Undergraduate Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Economics majors, 3.75+ GPA, demonstrated financial need. Preference – students from Los Angeles County. IMPORTANT: Under the...
ELIGIBILITY: Economics majors, 3.75+ GPA, demonstrated financial need....
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,650 Jaye Haddad Memorial Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Students diagnosed with Cancer, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), AIDS-related conditions, or with physical disabilities,...
ELIGIBILITY: Students diagnosed with Cancer, Acquired Immune Deficiency...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,650
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 Jeffrey R. Leifer Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: First generation college students (i.e. parents are not graduates of a 4 year college), demonstrated financial need, graduate of a...
ELIGIBILITY: First generation college students (i.e. parents are not...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,200 Jere Craig Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Awarded to well-qualified and deserving undergraduate students at UC San Diego.
ELIGIBILITY: Awarded to well-qualified and deserving undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,200
Deadline01/25/2021
up to $1,000 Jim and Julie Lin Breaking Barriers Scholarship
This award is intended for those “unsung students” who labor to bring equity, diversity, inclusion, compassion and social justice to light within...
This award is intended for those “unsung students” who labor to bring...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: up to $1,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2265 John R. Storey Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY:Awarded to full-time undergraduates in the upcoming year, with demonstrated financial need and above average academic achievement....
ELIGIBILITY:Awarded to full-time undergraduates in the upcoming year,...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2265
Deadline01/25/2021