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Dr. Juan Francisco Lara Endowed Scholarship

Application Deadline: May 5, 2017

Award Notification: May 17

Award Amount: Up to $3,000

Application Submission Process: Applicants must complete the Dr. Juan Francisco Lara scholarship application and a signed paper application, one (1) letter of recommendation, a resume and a copy of transcripts from all non-UCI post-secondary work to the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships in 102 Aldrich Hall

Community leaders, family, friends and UC Alumni have collectively supported the Dr. Juan Francisco Lara Endowed Scholarship in recognition of his exceptional commitment to students during his 35 years of service at UCLA and UCI. Dr. Lara served as UCI Assistant Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Services and Director of the Center for Educational Partnerships

This scholarship supports promising junior year UCI students who have participated in an academic enrichment and/or academic outreach programs sponsored in whole or in part by the University of California or a comparable state, federal, or privately funded program. Applicants must also complete the 17-18 FAFSA application by March 2nd. The FAFSA Application can be completed on-line at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Students who are not eligible to complete a FAFSA application and qualify for the AB540 fee exemption waiver must submit a 17-18 Dream Act Application. The California Dream Act Application can be completed on the California Student Aid Commission website (CSAC) at www.csac.ca.gov

Eligibility Requirements

  • 3.0 GPA
  • Current junior year, full-time student (students who entered UCI as a transfer student must have transferred from a California community college and submit transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended)
  • Graduate of a California high school
  • Financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships
  • Participation in an academic enrichment and/or academic outreach programs sponsored in whole or in part of the University of California or a comparable state, federal or privately funded program. "Participation" means that the applicant must be a beneficiary of such program and does not include working with or service as a volunteer. Examples of programs include (but are not limited to):
    • American Indian Summer program (AI Summer)
    • American Indian Resource Program (AIRP)
    • California Alliance for Minority Participation (CAMP)
    • Compton Regional Transfer Collaborative (CRTC)
    • California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science (COSMOS)
    • Criminology Outreach Program
    • Early Academic Outreach Program (EAO)
    • Edison Scholars
    • Gear Up
    • Global Connect
    • Gifted Students Academy GSA)
    • Humanities Out There (HOT)
    • Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS)
    • Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA)
    • Saturday Academy of Law
    • Saturday Academy of Mathematics (SAM)
    • Santa Ana Adelante
    • Summer Scholars Transfer Institute (SSTI)
    • Summer Scholars Research Program (SSRP)
    • U-Link
    • UCI Teach
    • Upward Bound

If you have any questions, please email us at scholarships@uci.edu.

 

Hours: 10am-5pm Monday to Friday
102 Aldrich Hall, Irvine, CA 92697-2825
Tel: (949) 824-8262
Fax: (949) 824-4876 (fax)
Email: finaid@uci.edu

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