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Scholarship Program

  • Up to
    $1,500
  • Scholarship Program
  • Deadline to Apply
    November 1, 2019
    5pm (PST)

    Application

Scholarship Program

UCI DCE offers a limited number of scholarships, each covering tuition up to $1,500 that can be applied toward enrollment in one or more Winter 2020 or Spring 2020 courses.

Who is Eligible?

Any student who has:

  • Registered for a UCI DCE certificate program, specialized studies, international program or concurrent enrollment course. Summer Session, OLLI, Technology Boot Camps, Coursera, and UCI degree/certificate programs are excluded.
  • Successfully completed at least two courses since July 1, 2015
  • Earned a grade of B or higher in your most recent course

Students who were previously awarded this scholarship are not eligible to reapply.

How to Apply

  • Complete the online application
  • Applications will be accepted starting August 12, 2019.
  • In the online application, you will be asked to answer the following questions:
    • Reason for Application: in 500 characters, or less, briefly describe the reason you are applying for this scholarship.
    • Statement of Personal or Professional Goals: in 1500 characters or less, please describe how the UCI DCE program will help you attain your personal and/or professional goals.
  • Submit a Professional or Academic Letter of Recommendation: In support of your abilities, and personal and/or professional goals, please request that a professional or academic colleague (such as a supervisor, manager or recent instructor) directly email a letter of recommendation to dce-services@uci.edu. Please ask your recommender to include your name and “recommendation” in the subject line and to include his or her professional or academic association to you in the body of the letter. Acceptable format for the recommendation letter are MS Word or PDF.

Terms & Conditions

  • Scholarship award is provided for course and or program fees only and excludes parking, candidacy, UCInetID, textbooks as well as living expenses, etc.
  • Enrollment must be for Winter and/or Spring 2020 quarters only and forfeited after Spring 2020.
  • If you are not able to attend and have to drop your course and/or program, any scholarship applied to that course/program is also forfeited.
  • Scholarship cannot be transferred to another individual and cannot be applied to Summer Session, OLLI, Technology Boot Camps, Coursera, or UCI degree/certificate programs.

Deadline

Online application and letter of recommendation are due by 5pm (PST), Friday, November 1, 2019. Scholarship recipients will be notified individually by December 6, 2019.