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San Diego Foundation - Scholarships for UCSD Students

January 9, 2012 

University of California, San Diego Specific or Oriented Scholarships At the San Diego Foundation 


Scholarship information available to UCSD students.  Sometimes these go unclaimed for lack of applications.  Take a look and see if you are eligible.  The common application form is available at: http://www.sdfoundation.org/GrantsScholarships/Scholarships/ForStudents.aspx


CHAD CORBIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Chad Corbin Memorial Scholarship is open to:

 Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) students currently attending a two‐year community college who have been accepted at and will transfer to any University of California (UC) school in the fall. Applicants must be involved in the TAG Program and be on the path to successfully completing the requirements to transfer to a UC school pursuant to the TAG program.

 Students entering their third year of college at the university level.

 Students with a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

 Are a Christian male or female.

 Are a United States citizen.

 Financial need will be considered but is not a determinative factor.

This scholarship may be renewable through the fourth year of college provided the recipient maintains full‐time enrollment in their UC school, a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, and good citizenship record.

This scholarship may be used for tuition, books, fees, and other educational supplies.

 

COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM COMMITTEE SCHOLARSHIP

The Community Scholarship Program Committee Scholarship is open to:

 Students currently attending a two‐year college in San Diego County who will transfer to a four‐year university in San Diego County in the fall. Applicants must be involved in the TAG Program and be on the path to successfully completing the requirements to transfer to a four‐year college or university.

 Have a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

 Have a commitment to making their community a better place as demonstrated by their community service or extra‐curricular activities.

 Have a demonstrated financial need.

This scholarship may be used for tuition, books, fees, room & board, and educational supplies.

 

HELM FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

The Helm Family Scholarship is open to:

 Students entering their junior or senior year at San Diego State University or UC San Diego.

 Have declared a major in mathematics or a scientific field such as, but not limited to, biology, computer science, chemistry, technology, engineering, physics, etc.

 Have a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

 Have a demonstrated financial need.

 Consideration will be given to students who are employed or have participated in extra‐curricular activities or community service.

This scholarship may be renewed (depending upon available funds) for a second consecutive year (for recipients entering their senior year – awards for senior year undergraduate and first year graduate school) and for two additional consecutive years (for recipients entering their junior year – awards for junior and senior year undergraduate and first year graduate school) provided the recipient maintains a minimum 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and positive citizenship record.

This scholarship may be used for tuition, books, fees, and room & board.

 

 

QUALCOMM SAN DIEGO SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATHEMATICS (STEM) SCHOLARSHIP

The Qualcomm San Diego STEM Scholarship is open to:

 Graduating high school seniors who plan to attend UC San Diego, San Diego State University or CSU San Marcos OR students currently attending a local community college who will transfer to UC San Diego, San Diego State University or CSU San Marcos in the fall.

 Plan to major in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (NO MEDICAL MAJORS or CAREERS).

 Have a minimum 3.50 GPA on a 4.0 scale (high school GPAs are unweighted).

 Have a demonstrated financial need.

 Consideration will be given to students who have participated in extra‐curricular activities, community service or work experience.

This scholarship may be renewable (depending upon available funds) for up to four years of undergraduate coursework provided the recipient maintains a minimum 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and good citizenship record.

This scholarship may be used for tuition, books and fees.

 

REUBEN H. FLEET MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Reuben H. Fleet Memorial Scholarship is open to:

 College students pursuing an undergraduate degree in science, engineering or math who are currently enrolled at an accredited four‐year college or university in San Diego County, or are a San Diego County resident attending an accredited four‐year college or university in the United States (students enrolled currently at an accredited two‐year college may apply so long as they submit a letter of acceptance from the four‐year college or university to which they will be transferring at the time they receive the scholarship).

 Have completed 54 semester units or 72 quarter units.

 Have maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

 Past recipients may re‐apply and will compete with all other applicants.

This scholarship may be used for tuition, books, fees, and room & board.

 

STEP UP SCHOLARSHIP

The Step Up Scholarship is open to:

 Students currently pursuing a teaching credential, current undergraduate students in their junior or senior year pursuing a career in teaching, or students pursuing a Master’s Degree in education at a four‐year college or university in San Diego County.

 Have a minimum 3.20 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

 Are a United States citizen and permanent legal resident of California.

This scholarship may be used for tuition, books, fees, educational supplies, and teaching credential fees.

 

WEISSBUCH FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

The Weissbuch Family Scholarship is open to:

 Students who graduated from a San Diego County high school and are already enrolled at UCSD in their freshman, sophomore or junior year.

 Have a minimum 2.50 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

 Are employed part‐time.

 Have a demonstrated financial need.

 Are a resident of San Diego County (minimum of four years).

 Past recipients may re‐apply and will compete with all other applicants.

Additional materials: 1. High school transcript (will be used to verify residency); 2. Documentation from current employer (on official letterhead) verifying employment.

This scholarship may be used for tuition, books, fees, and room & board.