University of California, Riverside

Re-entry Scholarship

Formed in 1985 by 3 former re-entry students, Joyce Vickery, Barbara Moore, and Peggy Voss, to provide assistance to returning students (many single parents) working toward a bachelor’s degree, whose educations have been interrupted by two or more years.

Criteria for Selection

  • Can be an entering freshman, transfer student, or already enrolled UCR student
  • Must have had an interruption in their education of at least 2 years
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Pursuing bachelor’s degree at UCR in the 2016 fall quarter
  • Based on potential, past academic merit, and financial need


Number of Scholarships: varies
Amount of Scholarship: varies

Applications are due Monday, April 17, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. Late applications will not be accepted. *Note: many institutions require 14 days to process transcript requests. We will not grant extensions due to transcript delays.

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