Providing a fresh start
2013-2014 undergraduate scholarship application process for current UC Davis students is now underway.
The UC Application also serves as the scholarship application, so you apply for scholarships when you complete the application for admission between November 1 – 30. A3.25 college GPA is needed to be considered for UC Davis campus-based scholarships; a letter of recommendation is suggested, though not required. Transfer applicants who wish to be considered for the Regents Scholarship must have a minimum 3.80 college GPA and are required to submit a letter of recommendation (see link below). All transfer students who submit a letter of recommendation by the deadline will have their UC Application packets holistically read by the Scholarship Committee, which may result in a more favorable review. Be sure to read all instructions pertaining to scholarships when completing the application, paying particular attention to the restricted scholarship eligibility codes.
Not all codes apply to UC Davis funds, so we've created a list of https://scholarships.ucdavis.edu/UGScholarships/admin/shared/ShowRestCodes.cfm .
If you wish to be considered for need-based scholarships, you must also complete a http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/ , or for non-citizen AB540-eligible students, a http://www.csac.ca.gov/dream_act.asp beginning January 1, 2013. Be sure to include our school code, 001313.
Transfer Student Letter of Recommendation Request form:https://scholarships.ucdavis.edu/UGScholarships/MyScholarships/
Scholarship website: http://financialaid.ucdavis.edu/scholarships/Apply.html
The scholarship is available to both incoming freshmen and community college transfer studentsas well as AB 540 Students. TAAP seeks high-achieving, community service-oriented students and provides them with the financial capital necessary tofund their higher education. In addition, the programfostersa strong support network with Berkeley alumniandprovides academic, professional, and personal guidanceas students pursue their individual academic journeys at the university.
Visit website for more information: http://alumni.berkeley.edu/services/scholarships/achievement-award-program
Univision has begun a scholarship called The Es El Momento Scholarship which has been available as of October 21, 2013.
The Es El Momento Scholarship will be open to all students of Latino/Hispanic heritage regardless of whether they are US citizens or undocumented. The amount awarded for each scholarship is approximately $5,000.
Eligibility requirements for The Es El Momento Scholarship application:
1. Interested students need to first go online and then register
2. Applicant must be of Latino/Hispanic heritage
3. Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
4. First generation college student
5. Have not already earned a bachelor’s degree
6. Verification of Family Income documents
7. Three Essay Responses (400 to 600 words each):
a. Tell us about your academic/career short-term and long-term goals. How has your Hispanic heritage influenced these goals?
b. Describe your participation in extracurricular activities (community service, volunteer work, employment, school clubs, sports, family, church, etc.). What have you learned from your experience(s)?
c. Describe a recent academic challenge you have faced. Explain how you overcame it.
Deadline: November 18, 2013
TO QUALIFY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP YOU MUST:
Deadline February 3rd 2014
Database of various scholarships and programs from MALDEF (Mexican American Legal Defense & Educational Fund).
Eligibility, requirements and deadlines vary.
Check out links for more details.
NASA Ames offers paid year-long internships for part-time community college students in a variety of subjects.
ACCEDP endeavors to build and maintain partnerships with community colleges throughout the SF Bay Area Community Colleges, creating opportunities for a more diverse pool of students and future professionals.
ACCEDP is accepting applications NOW for immediate Fall and Spring Semester placements!
Big Break Visitor Center in Oakley, CA has posted job opportunities for 2 more Interpretive Student Aides.
Get your application in soon!
See the links below for information and application links.
The Center for Energy Efficient Electronics Science (E3S) is accepting applications for summer internship positions at UC Berkeley, MIT, Stanford and University of Texas at El Paso.
Date:June 8-August 9, 2014
Locations: UC Berkeley, MIT, Stanford, and University of Texas at El Paso
What is the E3S Summer Research Program?A 9-week program that introduces energy efficient electronics science to undergraduates who are interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in science and engineering. Summer interns have the opportunity to join E3S researchers working in a collaborative and innovative environment to make fundamental breakthroughs in the underlying physics, chemistry, and material science of electronics systems. Learn more at:
·Real-world experience: Work on challenging projects developing materials and devices for ultra-low energy electronics
·Summer salary: $4,000 stipend
·Live and work in Boston or the San Francisco Bay Area: Travel to/from institution, summer housing, and meals provided
·Mentorship: Work one-on-one with research mentor and program staff
·Professional development: Graduate school preparation seminars, GRE prep course, guest speakers, and lab tours
·US citizen or permanent resident
·Rising sophomores, juniors, and non-graduating seniors
·Engineering and physical science majors
·Minimum GPA: 3.25
E3SCommitment to Diversity:E3Sis committed to broadening participation in science and engineering. We strongly encourage students from historically under-represented groups in science and engineering to apply to our internship program, including students who are socioeconomically disadvantaged, first-generation college students, or have limited access to undergraduate research in their undergraduate constitutions.Our program is designed to promote future student success by providing support through mentoring, leadership training and various networking activities.
Application Deadline: Friday, January 31, 2014
For more information: http://www.e3s-center.org/research/
Download Flyer: E3S Summer Research Program Flyer
- Must be a United States citizen or permanent resident to apply. International students are NOT eligible for this program.
- 3.25 grade point average or higher for science, engineering, and math courses
- Enrolled in a California community college at the time of application.
- Completed two calculus courses. (You may be enrolled in your 2nd calculus course at the time of application.)
- Completed three science or engineering courses, one of which has a laboratory component. (You may be enrolled in your 3rd science or engineering course at the time of application.)
- Plan to return to a community college in California in Fall 2014.
- Plan to apply for transfer admission to a baccalaureate program in science or engineering in Fall 2014.
- No prior research experience required.
Application Deadline: Friday, January 31, 2014
For more information: http://www.e3s-center.org/education/edu-tte-reu-appl2.htm
The TRUST-STAR will be offered on a competitive basis to those individuals who, at the application deadline:
- Are citizens or permanent residents of the United States
- Are enrolled in a California Community College at the time of application majoring in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or similar degree
- Have completed three computer science, computer engineering or computer information courses with programming knowledge in an object-oriented language such as C++, Java or Python
- Have completed two calculus courses
- Have a 3.5 grade point average or higher
- Plan to return to a community college in California in Fall 2013
- Plan to apply for transfer admission to a baccalaureate program in computer science, computer engineering or electrical engineering in Fall 2013
Application Deadline: Saturday, March 1, 2014
For more information: http://www.truststc.org/education/star/14/instructions2014.html