Find out how scholarships can help cover your undergraduate education costs.
- Scholarships are considered gift aid: money you don't have to repay.
- Scholarships are awarded for either academic merit, merit and additional criteria such as major of interest, leadership, or financial need.
- If you receive scholarship(s), they may replace your other financial awards in the following order:
- Perkins Loan/University Loan
- Parent PLUS Loan
- Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized Loan
- Scholarships that replace work-study reduce the number of hours you need to work, and those that replace loans reduce your future loan debt.
- Check out Financial Aid for scholarship opportunities. Trition Link provides a list of scholarships open to continuing students.
- Learn how scholarship money and other financial aid gets to you.
- Read tips on receiving scholarship funds from non-UCSD organizations.
- Access scholarship Web sites, search tools, and other resources.
- Find financial aid and scholarship tax information.
Contact Financial Aid's Scholarship Office, (858) 534-1067.