UCR Retirees’ Association Undergraduate Student Scholarship

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 12:00
UCR Retirees' Association
October 8, 2021

Dear UCR Staff and Non Academic Senate Members,

The UCR Retirees’ Association (UCRRA) is excited to invite UCR students to apply for their UCRRA Undergraduate Student Scholarship in the amount of $5,000. Thanks to the countless contributions from retired staff of UCR, the UCRRA and its members feel honored to offer this scholarship for undergraduate students to support their education goals and success at UCR. Below you will find the scholarship criteria and deadline to apply. We ask that you kindly share this scholarship opportunity with interested students.

Scholarship Criteria

  1. Preference will be given to the children and grandchildren and/or close relative of UCR non-Senate staff members and retirees. If necessary, criteria 2 through 4 will also be used to select the recipient(s).
  2. The recipient(s) is a continuing, undergraduate student, who has a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher.
  3. The recipient(s) is an under-represented student, first generation college student, transfer student, student veteran, foster youth, and/or an immigrant student.
  4. At the discretion of the UCRRA, the Financial Aid Office will determine the recipient(s) based on the above criteria and in coordination with the Office of Human Resources.


Eligible UCR students may submit their online application using the link below by, Friday, November 19, 2021.

Application Prompt

Interested UCR students are required to write a 500 word essay explaining their financial need and how this award will help them realize their educational goals.

UCRRA Student Scholarship Application: https://ucriverside.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_7P8ouaPQSU6xCjc

For more information on the UCRRA and its scholarship initiatives, please visit the retirees and emeriti webpage at: https://retirees.ucr.edu/make-impact.

We thank you for your partnership and wish you a safe and engaging fall quarter!


Mary Johnson, President


UCR Retirees’ Association