University of California, Riverside

UC Riverside Foundation Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards

Michael S. Chesney Memorial Scholarship Fund

Michael S. Chesney Memorial Scholarship Fund


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Undergraduate Student Support

History and Purpose:

The Michael Chesney Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of English major Michael Chesney who was forced to withdraw from UCR in his senior year due to a serious illness, which ultimately took his life. The Chesney Scholarship provides financial assistance to students majoring in English and with a minor in music.

Selection and Guidelines:

This fund will be used for a male or female student with junior or senior class standing with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Recipient determined by Undergraduate Council. Financial Aid disburses. Students should apply through UCR Financial Aid Office by a deadline established by that office. Undergraduate Council will select recipient and through the English Dept., and the student will be notified by the Financial Aid Office.

 Request for Information:

Sharon Shanahan
Request Scholarship Information

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Office of Development
1955 Chicago Avenue, Ste. 200, Riverside, CA 92507

Roberta Albert
Assistant Director for Stewardship and Donor Relations
Tel: (951) 827-5247

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