University of California, Riverside

Freshman Scholarship Program

The UCR Alumni Association awards nine $4,000 scholarships to incoming freshman. All applicants will go through a screening process by regional alumni committees. The most qualified students will be asked to participate in an interview, and based on the interviews, the scholarships will be awarded.

Criteria for Selection

    • Incoming freshman from a California high school
    • Must be enrolled full-time at UCR for the 2018 fall quarter
    • Min. GPA: 3.80
    • California resident


Number of Scholarships: 9
Amount of Scholarship: $4,000 each

The application for the 2018/19 freshman scholarship has closed. The 2019/20 application will open in March of 2019.