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Scholarships

Scholarships ensure that we continue to enroll and retain a student body that is talented, ambitious, competitive, inclusive, and reflective of California’s diversity. Philanthropic support for scholarships builds opportunity and excellence across our campus, across our state, and around the world.

LATINX ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE INITIATIVE

The Latinx/Chicanx Academic Excellence Initiative advances UC San Diego’s goal for a more socially just and equitable campus. It was created to benefit all students, either directly through service provision or indirectly through campus diversification.

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BLACK ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE INITIATIVE

The Black Academic Excellence Initiative helps attract and retain outstanding Black students, faculty and staff. Your gift supports diversity of thought and ideas that enrich and improve the campus experience for all students, faculty and staff.

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SCHOOL OF MEDICINE ALUMNI ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND

The goal of this fund is to provide scholarship support to School of Medicine Students.

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TRITON WOMEN’S ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIPS

This fund provides support for women’s athletic scholarships in sports such as soccer, softball, volleyball and water polo.

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SCHOOL OF MEDICINE MD/PHD STUDENT SUPPORT

UC San Diego combines clinical training with research training from renowned partner institutions to prepare future physician-scientists. Your gift provides scholarship support to School of Medicine students pursuing a dual MD/PhD degree.

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SCHOOL OF MEDICINE GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS FUND

The School of Medicine trains top aspiring physicians in a research-intensive program committed to staying at the forefront of the dynamic field of medicine. Your support helps tomorrow’s medical leaders reinvent the future of care through student clinics and programs.

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UC SAN DIEGO UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarships catalyze the transformative power of education to change lives. Your gift empowers top students with financial need to build the skills, knowledge and expertise they need to change the world.

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UC SAN DIEGO ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIPS

Academic excellence scholarships recognize students of outstanding merit, empowering their pursuit of unimagined discovery. Your gift fuels new heights of achievement, building skills to drive impact.

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TRITON 5K SCHOLARSHIP FUND

The lasting legacy of the Triton 5K is invaluable scholarship support that changes lives and communities. You can unleash the potential of these motivated breakers and change-makers.

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TRANSFER STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

Transfer students enrich the UC San Diego community with their diverse backgrounds and experiences. Your scholarship support ensures access to excellence for these talented students.

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MILITARY VETERAN SCHOLARSHIPS

To provide scholarship support for transfer undergraduate students who have a minimum GPA of 3.0, demonstrate financial need, and are serving with honor or who have been honorably discharged from the armed forces of the United States.

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CHANCELLOR’S SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Chancellor’s Scholarships ensure that students with outstanding academic merit and demonstrated need can choose UC San Diego. Your gift enables access to a world-class education as well as mentoring and leadership development opportunities for these talented students.

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CHANCELLOR’S RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS

The Chancellor’s Research Scholarship Fund provides valuable resources to students working on discoveries ranging from cures for cancer to important social breakthroughs. Your support provides opportunities for students of the highest academic merit and those with financial need to focus on wave-making work with leading researchers

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TRITON ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIPS FUND

Each year, more than 600 Triton student-athletes excel in the classroom and in competition, gaining valuable leadership experiences that will serve them throughout their lives. Your gift supports a variety of needs such as scholarships, team travel, training and equipment needs that, together, contribute to our 23 intercollegiate teams’ success.

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