2018-19 ASUCI Commitment to a Better Education Scholarship

Deadline has passed for the 2018-2019 academic year! 

The ASUCI Commitment to a Better Education Scholarship is available to undergraduate students with any residency status who demonstrate financial need or personal hardship and meet the additional requirements of the scholarship. Six (6) scholarships, each in the amount of $1,500 will be awarded for the spring quarter of the 2018-19 academic year. This scholarship award can be used toward payment of tuition and mandatory fees or living expenses


  1. Current undergraduate students
  2. GPA: 2.8 or above
  3. Enrollment Status: Full-time or part-time with a minimum of 6 units for the spring 2019 quarter
  4. Students who hold a paid position as deemed by the ASUCI Constitution are NOT eligible [ aka students who hold a position within ASUCI are not eligible to apply, if you hold other paid positions you ARE ELIGIBLE to apply]
  5. Applicants do not need to hold a particular status of immigration to be eligible
  6. Financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships
  7. Applicants must meet three of the following criteria:
    • Be a first generation college student
    • Be a first or second generation immigrant to the United States of America
    • Show commitment to making higher education accessible, affordable, and equitable
    • Commitment to any UCI affiliated programs, clubs, or projects that may include academic achievement, demonstrated leadership, community involvement or research participation


Application deadline: March 1, 2019 at 5:00 pm (Application must be received in person in the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships by 5 pm)

Award Period: $1500 towards the Spring 2019 term

Location of Paper Application: Available at OFAS and G-244 Student Center

The application is also available online at this link: ASUCI Scholarship Application

Award Notification: 03/14/2019

Scholarship Application