The Regents Scholarship is a distinguished scholarship given to UC undergraduate students and is based on academic excellence.
About Regents Scholarship
The University of California Regents created the Regents Scholarship Program in 1962, and it is one of the highest accolades given to students at the institution.
The criteria used to choose Regents Scholarship awardees are demonstrated academic excellence, leadership, and remarkable promise.
There are currently 300 Regents Scholars enrolled at UCLA, and UCLA offers to 40 Regents scholarships each year to incoming freshmen and transfer students. The UCLA campus is home to the UCLA Regents Scholarship program.
As a result, neither they may accept the scholarship nor other UC university Regents Scholarship grants at UCLA from other UC campuses. Every campus independently chooses its own Regents Scholars.
- Entering freshman or transfer student (both California residents and non-residents)
- United States citizens, permanent residents, or California Dream Act students
- Demonstrated academic excellence (strength and breadth of your high school academic program, grades and other academic criteria)
- Academic and social programming
- Opportunities for leadership, networking, faculty interaction and community service
How to Apply
- File your UC Application for Admission and Scholarships by the Nov. 30 deadline.
- If you wish to show financial need to determine if you are eligible for a Regents need award, then file your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
- You don’t need to file any other paperwork.
- UC San Diego notifies recipients of Regents Scholarships , along with the admission notice.
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