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Scholarships Resource Center

The Scholarships Resource Center is a campus resource established to assist undergraduate students access and apply for scholarship opportunities.

The Scholarships Resource Center is located in the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, 102 Aldrich Hall.


Visit the Scholarships Resource Center

Make an appointment to visit the Scholarships Resource Center to learn more about scholarship opportunities for undergraduate students. Our scholarships staff offers personalized counseling and assistance to help undergraduate students locate and apply for scholarships. To make an appointment, please email Make sure you list your availability in the email.

Scholarship Spotlight

APIASF AANAPISI Scholarship Program

The Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) Scholarship Program is a collaboration with AANAPISIs and the communities they serve to provide scholarships, expand institutional capacity and mobilize local resources to help foster economic development. The AANAPISI Scholarship is available annually to students attending APIA Scholars AANAPISI partner campuses listed below. The AANAPISI Scholarship Program is supported by the Coca-Cola Foundation, the General Mills Foundation, Hilton Worldwide, USA Funds, the Walmart Foundation, the Walt Disney Company, and the Wells Fargo Foundation.

The AANAPISI Scholarship online application opens on September 4, 2018 and closes on November 1, 2018 at 5:00 PM EST. Scholarship awards range from one-time $2,500 awards to multi-year $5,000 awards. APIA Scholars provides scholarships to underserved APIA students with a special focus on those who:

  • Live at or below the poverty level, or are otherwise of low socioeconomic status;
  • Are the first in their families to attend college;
  • Are representative of the APIA community's diversity, geographically and ethnically, especially those ethnicities that have been underrepresented on college campuses due to limited access and opportunity; and
  • Have placed strong emphasis on community service and leadership as well as solid academic achievement.

Deadline is 11/1/18 @5PM EST


Scholarships Database
The Scholarships Resource Center manages an online database of external scholarship opportunities.

Scholarships Library
The scholarships library has books and listings that contain hundreds of scholarships.

Scholarship Search and Application Strategies
Learn about successful scholarship search and application strategies.

Scholarship Search Engines
Utilizing scholarship search engines can be an effective scholarship search strategy.

Donor Thank You Letters
It's always important to thank the donor who has granted you a scholarship. Read our advice about writing donor thank you letters.

External Scholarship Opportunities
If you've been awarded an external scholarship, please review our information on receiving external scholarships.


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

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Federal student loans are available to most students regardless of income and provide a range of repayment options including income-based repayment plans and loan forgiveness benefits, which other education loans are not required to provide.