Manuel N. Gomez Endowed Scholarship
Application Deadline: April 17, 2017
Award Notification: June 2017
Award Amount: Up to $4,000
Application Submission Process: Applicant must complete the Manuel N. Gomez Endowed scholarship application. Finalists may be contacted for an interview in May.
Since the early 1970's, Dr. Manuel N. Gomez has been expanding educational opportunities for all students. Dedicated to access, equality and excellence, Dr. Manuel N. Gomez helped create and establish scores of K-16 partnerships and today over 150,000 students have been touched by these efforts. He served as UCI Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs and has worked tirelessly to enrich the UCI campus experience. Community leaders, family, friends and UC staff have collectively supported the Manuel N. Gomez Endowed Scholarship in recognition of his exceptional four-decade career in higher education and commitment to students.
The scholarship supports promising UC Irvine students who have participated in an academic enrichment, academic outreach and/or academic preparedness program as a prospective student or as a currently enrolled UCI student. The program must be sponsored in whole or in part by the University of California or a comparable state, federal or privately funded program. Students must also complete the 2017-18FAFSA Application. FAFSA Application is available on-line at www.fafsa.gov. Students who are not eligible to file a FAFSA application and qualify for the AB540 fee exemption waiver must submit a 2017-18California Dream Act Application. The California Dream Act Application can be filed on the California Student Aid Commission website (CSAC) at www.dream.csac.ca.gov.
- 3.0 GPA
- Current undergraduate student
- Participation in an academic enrichment, academic outreach and/or academic preparedness program as a prospective student or as a currently enrolled UCI student
- Full-Time enrollment
- First in the family to attend college
- Provide one (1) letter of recommendation
- Financial need as determined by the UCI Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships
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