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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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Up to $2,000 Joseph H. Lima Alumni Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Students from an *immigrant family (student or parents born outside the U.S.), immigrated or are immigrating to U.S., includes...
ELIGIBILITY: Students from an *immigrant family (student or parents...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 Joseph James Kadifa '18 Alumni Leadership Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Students in Revelle College, 3.0+ GPA, academic, campus or community involvement, and demonstrated financial need.
ELIGIBILITY: Students in Revelle College, 3.0+ GPA, academic, campus...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 Karen Moraghan Alumni Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Communications majors, junior or senior standing in the upcoming academic year, 3.0+ GPA, service/leadership (college-level academic,...
ELIGIBILITY: Communications majors, junior or senior standing in the...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
up to $2,000 Kathryn Lane Alumni Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Revelle College student, junior or senior standing in the upcoming academic year, 3.0+ GPA, service/leadership (college-level...
ELIGIBILITY: Revelle College student, junior or senior standing in the...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $3,500 Ken Bowles Scholarship for Computer Science and Engineering
ELIGIBILITY: Computer Science and Engineering majors, with 3.0+ GPA, and senior standing in the upcoming academic year. Preference for students...
ELIGIBILITY: Computer Science and Engineering majors, with 3.0+ GPA,...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $3,500
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 Kevin T. Hart Memorial Alumni Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Experienced either mental illness or homelessness personally or through experiences of a family member, junior or senior standing in...
ELIGIBILITY: Experienced either mental illness or homelessness...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $1,700 Klara D. Eckart Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Computation (Computer Science), Mathematics, or Physics majors. IMPORTANT: In the Employment, Extracurricular, and/or Volunteer...
ELIGIBILITY: Computation (Computer Science), Mathematics, or Physics...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $1,700
Deadline01/25/2021
up to $2,500 Knapp Family '67/'90 Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: scholarship support for the benefit of third- and fourth-year undergraduate students with high financial need.
ELIGIBILITY: scholarship support for the benefit of third- and...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: up to $2,500
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $1,800 LaVerne Noyes Foundation Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Direct descendants of U.S. World War I veterans (i.e. four months of U.S. service prior to November 11, 1918), demonstrated financial...
ELIGIBILITY: Direct descendants of U.S. World War I veterans (i.e. four...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $1,800
Deadline01/25/2021
$1,500.00 Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Eligibility: Awarded to undergraduate students who are majors in Bioengineering; Computer Science & Engineering; Electrical and Computer...
Eligibility: Awarded to undergraduate students who are majors in...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 Lee-Karlon Bioengineering Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Undergraduate students who are majoring in Bioengineering. Must be at a junior level and 1st generation college students. Must have...
ELIGIBILITY: Undergraduate students who are majoring in Bioengineering....
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 Lehrer Alumni Leadership Scholarship
Eligibility: College-level academic, campus or community service/leadership, for students with a junior or senior standing in the upcoming...
Eligibility: College-level academic, campus or community...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
$750.00 LGBTQIA+ Scholarships
ELIGIBILITY: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual students. The questions in the Supplemental Questions section are...
ELIGIBILITY: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex,...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: $750.00
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 Liora Kian-Gutierrez '84 and Lou Gutierrez '74
ELIGIBILITY : Awarded to Revelle or Marshall College students, who will be Juniors/Seniors in the upcoming academic year, with a 3.0+ GPA,...
ELIGIBILITY : Awarded to Revelle or Marshall College students, who will...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 Liu Family Alumni Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: College-level academic, campus or community service/leadership, for students with a junior or senior standing in the upcoming academic...
ELIGIBILITY: College-level academic, campus or community...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $4,000 Loury Family Engineering Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Awarded to students who have a minimum GPA of 3.0, have demonstrated financial need, are majoring in engineering and have academic,...
ELIGIBILITY: Awarded to students who have a minimum GPA of 3.0, have...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $4,000
Deadline01/25/2021
up to $2,000 Madge Paulson Memorial Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Awarded junior or seniors in the upcoming academic year who have a minimum GPA of 3.0; have demonstrated financial need; and have...
ELIGIBILITY: Awarded junior or seniors in the upcoming academic year who...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $1,900 Mae Brown Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY:Marshall College student, with demonstrated financial need, and first generation college student (i.e. parents not graduate from a 4...
ELIGIBILITY:Marshall College student, with demonstrated financial need,...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $1,900
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $3,000 Malcolm R. Stacey Memorial Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Jewish students, open to all majors. Preference – Engineering or Aeronautical Engineering majors, and orphans. IMPORTANT:In the...
ELIGIBILITY: Jewish students, open to all majors. Preference – ...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $3,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 Marchick-Rallo Alumni Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: UCSD Student Government current or past participant, junior or senior standing in the upcoming academic year, 3.0+ GPA, service /...
ELIGIBILITY: UCSD Student Government current or past participant, junior...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,500 Mary Katherine Long Endowed Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Undergraduate students who are traditionally underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and/or math (STEM) disciplines. ...
ELIGIBILITY: Undergraduate students who are traditionally...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,500
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $5,000 Marye Anne Fox and James Whitesell Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Natural Sciences or Engineering majors. Preference for students with demonstrated financial need, and dependents of UCSD employees. ...
ELIGIBILITY: Natural Sciences or Engineering majors. Preference for...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $5,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,400 Milane Christiansen Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Literature majors based on academic merit.IMPORTANT:Include Employment, Extracurricular, or Volunteer work related to your field of...
ELIGIBILITY: Literature majors based on academic merit.IMPORTANT:Include...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,400
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 Murray Goodman Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Chemistry or Biochemistry majors, with a 3.0+ cum GPA, and demonstrated financial needIMPORTANT:In the Extracurricular and/or...
ELIGIBILITY: Chemistry or Biochemistry majors, with a 3.0+ cum GPA, and...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 Nelson Family Alumni Leadership Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: College-level academic, campus or community service/leadership, for students with a junior or senior standing in the upcoming...
ELIGIBILITY: College-level academic, campus or community...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
up to $2,000 Newsome Family & Friends Scholarship Endowment
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 $2,000 O'Leary Alumni Leadership Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: College-level academic, campus or community service/leadership, for students with a junior or senior standing in the upcoming...
ELIGIBILITY: College-level academic, campus or community...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 Patricia Ordonez Valva Alumni Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Students who have suffered the death of a parent from cancer, or who has cancer affecting an immediate family member, junior or senior...
ELIGIBILITY: Students who have suffered the death of a parent from...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 Paul '82 and Erika White Scholarship
ELIGIBILITYJunior or senior standing in the upcoming academic year, 3.0+ GPA, service/leadership (college-level academic, campus or community...
ELIGIBILITYJunior or senior standing in the upcoming academic year, 3.0+...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $4,000 Philip and Elizabeth Hiestand Scholarship for Transfer Engineering Students
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. Citizen, Transfer students, Engineering majors, 3.0+ GPA, demonstrated financial need. Preference – US military service. ...
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. Citizen, Transfer students, Engineering majors, 3.0+...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $4,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 Philip R. & Pamela Fadem Palisoul Alumni Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Arts or Humanities majors, Revelle College students, junior or senior standing in the upcoming academic year, 3.0+ GPA,...
ELIGIBILITY: Arts or Humanities majors, Revelle College students,...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $1,500 Portillo Family Christian Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Active in a registered Christian student organization, first generation college students (parents did not attend college), 3.0+ GPA,...
ELIGIBILITY: Active in a registered Christian student organization,...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $1,500
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 Qualcomm Alumni Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: College-level academic, campus or community service/leadership, for students with a junior or senior standing in the upcoming...
ELIGIBILITY: College-level academic, campus or community...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
varies Raza Resource Centro Transfer Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Full time continuing Transfer student, with a 2.0+ GPA, who has demonstrated action / support / leadership in helping high school or...
ELIGIBILITY: Full time continuing Transfer student, with a 2.0+ GPA,...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline01/25/2021
up to $2,400 Revelle College Inaugural Class Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Awarded to Juniors or Seniors in the upcoming academic year, who are Revelle College students, with a 3.0+ GPA and have demonstrated...
ELIGIBILITY: Awarded to Juniors or Seniors in the upcoming academic...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: up to $2,400
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $4,000 Richard L. and Fern W. Erion & Laidlaw-Erion Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Seniors in the upcoming academic year, with demonstrated financial need, and high academic standing.IMPORTANT:In the Essay and...
ELIGIBILITY: Seniors in the upcoming academic year, with demonstrated...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $4,000
Deadline01/25/2021
up to $2,000 Richard Libby ’80 Leadership Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Undergraduate students who have a minimum 3.0 GPA; demonstrated financial need; academic, campus or community leadership experience;...
ELIGIBILITY: Undergraduate students who have a minimum 3.0 GPA;...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $1,860 Robert and Pat Whalen Military Transfer Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Transfer students, Engineering majors, who served in the U.S. Armed Forces as enlisted or non-commissioned officers, demonstrated...
ELIGIBILITY: Transfer students, Engineering majors, who served in the...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $1,860
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 Sarah Roman Vyse Physics Alumni Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Physics majors, 3.0+ CUM GPA, junior or senior standing in the upcoming academic year, service/leadership (college-level academic,...
ELIGIBILITY: Physics majors, 3.0+ CUM GPA, junior or senior standing in...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $4,130 Stanley E. Mills Memorial Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Microbiology majors or related fields of study, 3.0+ GPA. Preference – study in nutrition or aging. IMPORTANT: In Supplemental...
ELIGIBILITY: Microbiology majors or related fields of study, 3.0+ GPA....
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $4,130
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,000 Student Foundation Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Service / Leadership (college-level academic, campus or community involvement), and demonstrated financial need. Students are...
ELIGIBILITY: Service / Leadership (college-level academic, campus or...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
varies Study Abroad Scholarship
The Study Abroad Scholarship is open to all students who will participate in study abroad programs beginning in the upcoming Summer or Fall (and in...
The Study Abroad Scholarship is open to all students who will...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline01/25/2021
Varies Study Abroad: Study Abroad Office Scholarships
This application will allow you to be considered for all of the scholarships below that are administered by Study Abroad UC San Diego: The...
This application will allow you to be considered for all of the...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/25/2021
up to $2,000 Sudha and Kosal Krishnan Phd '93 Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Structural Engineering major, junior or senior standing in the upcoming academic year, have a minimum 3.0+ GPA; service/leadership...
ELIGIBILITY: Structural Engineering major, junior or senior standing in...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: up to $2,000
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,500 Tara and Philip '99 Payne Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Scholarship support for the benefit of third- and fourth-year Muir College undergraduate students with the greatest financial need.
ELIGIBILITY: Scholarship support for the benefit of third- and...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,500
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2,050 Tenie Remmel Memorial Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Division of Physical Sciences majors, academic merit, financial need. Physical Sciences Majors Include: CH (Chemistry), MA (Math), PY...
ELIGIBILITY: Division of Physical Sciences majors, academic merit,...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,050
Deadline01/25/2021
up to 2,500 The Allen-Niesen Family Hope Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Students who are former foster youth with high financial need. Preference to those students participating in the Hope Scholars...
ELIGIBILITY: Students who are former foster youth with high financial...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: up to 2,500
Deadline01/25/2021
varies The Denno Family Hope Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: For the upcoming academic year, junior or senior standing with high financial need and who are former foster youth. Preference to...
ELIGIBILITY: For the upcoming academic year, junior or senior standing...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline01/25/2021
Reader for DOC 1 , DOC 2 or DOC 3 The Dimensions of Culture (DOC) Book Scholarship Program
ELIGIBILITY: Must be a student in Thurgood Marshall College Must be enrolled in a DOC course Must be in good academic standing
ELIGIBILITY: Must be a student in Thurgood Marshall College Must be...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Reader for DOC 1 , DOC 2 or DOC 3
Deadline01/25/2021
Up to $2528 Thomas E. Curtis Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY: Biology, Chemistry, Physics majors, junior or senior standing in the upcoming academic year, with at least 2.75+ cum GPA. Must...
ELIGIBILITY: Biology, Chemistry, Physics majors, junior or senior...
  • Deadline: 01/25/2021
  • Award: Up to $2528
Deadline01/25/2021