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Laurel Wilkening Scholarship

Award Notification: August

Award Amount: Varies, depending on funding availability

Application Submission Process: When you apply for fall admission, your UC Application for Admission and Scholarships also serves as your application for the Laurel Wilkening Scholarship. To be considered for the Laurel Wilkening Scholarship, you must apply for fall admission. Applicants for winter or spring quarter are not eligible.

Additionally, students need to have filed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) with the federal processor by March 2. Students who are not eligible to file a FAFSA and qualify for the AB 540 fee exemption waiver must submit a 2020-21 California Dream Act application. The California Dream Act application can be filed at

The Laurel Wilkening Scholarship is awarded to transfer students from Santa Ana College who have been admitted for the fall quarter. Preference is given to students enrolling at the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Science, the Henry Samueli School of Engineering, the School of Biological Sciences or the School of Physical Sciences. Juniors are eligible to renew their scholarship for one additional year.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Community college transfer student from Santa Ana College
  • Minimum 3.5 GPA
  • Financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships
  • Evidence of leadership

If you have any questions, please email us at


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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