University of California, Riverside

Brithinee Scholarship

The Brithinee Scholarship was established in 1988 with the generosity of Donald Brithinee (’68, ’70 M.A., ’71 Ph.D.) and Wallace Brithinee (’68, ’70 M.A., ’71 Ph.D.). Over the past thirty years, together they have funded over $220,000 for continuing Alumni Freshman Scholars. Scholarship is based on academic merit.

Criteria for Selection

  • Must be a UCR Alumni Association Freshman Scholar. Only former recipients are eligible.
  • Be a full-time UCR student
  • Min. GPA: 3.5
  • Attending UCR for all three quarters 2018-19
Number of Scholarships: 4
Amount of Scholarship: $4,000 each


The 2018/19 application has closed. Qualified 2019/20 applicants will be sent the link to apply directly by the second week of winter quarter.