University of California, Riverside

UC Riverside Foundation Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards

Ethnic Merit Award for Academic Excellence

Ethnic Merit Award for Academic Excellence


Financial Aid D01171


Undergraduate Student Support

History and Purpose:

For students from underrepresented ethnic minority backgrounds, as designated by U.C. Financial Aid indicate that Academic Excellence Awards are no longer being made and funds will be used to cover other scholarships and awards.

Selection and Guidelines:

Students must complete Section IV, #31 of the UC Undergraduate application. Minimum 3.5 GPA and combined SAT scores of 800 or higher. Students invited to participate are identified on admission and interviewed by committee of campus faculty and staff. Offers for admission and Academic Excellence scholarships are sent out by end of March. Students have until May 1 to accept.

The Financial Aid Office selects students based the guidelines listed. No separate application is needed.

 Request for Information:

All eligible students are considered
no application needed.

More Information 

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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