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 twenty-five 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 2017-18
Number of Scholarships: 4
Amount of Scholarship: $4,000 each


Qualifying applicants will be sent the link to apply directly on Monday, January 9, 2017. Applications must be received by the UCR Alumni Association no later than 4:30 p.m. on Monday, February 6, 2017. Late applications will not be considered.