UCI Distinguished Scholarships for International Students 2022

UCI Distinguished Scholarships Category for International Students 2022

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Scholarship Description:

The University of California Irvine is inviting applications from suitably qualified undergraduate and masters students for UCI Distinguished Scholarships Category. UC Irvine offers  freshmen entering from high school and transfer students the opportunity for 2022 – 2023 academic session.

This scholarship is renewable for 3 years for freshmen and 1 year for transfer beyond their initial year of tenure as long as eligibility requirements continue to be met. The scholarship application open period for continuing students is open through the month of January for awarding in the upcoming academic year.


University of California Irvine, USA

Study Level:

Undergraduates & Masters

Scholarship Worth and Details:

University of California Irvine offers many scholarship opportunities for current undergraduate students through the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships’ annual online scholarship application.

  • The Regents’ Scholarship
  • The Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarship
  • The Directors’ Scholarship


Domestic & International Students

Eligibility Criteria:

For UCI Distinguished Scholarships Category, applicants are expected to meet the following conditions:

  • Undergraduate and Master degree students enrolled full-time (minimum of 12 units in each academic quarter) at UCI  (Doctoral degree students should not complete this application, please check with your department or Graduate Division for scholarship/fellowship opportunities)
  • Minimum 2.5 undergraduate admissions GPA or UCI cumulative GPA.
  • Applicants must have filed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), if eligible, in order to qualify for need-based scholarships. The FAFSA can be filed at www.studentaid.ed.gov. Students who are not eligible to file a FAFSA and qualify for the AB 540 fee exemption waiver must submit a  California Dream Act application in order to qualify for need-based scholarships. The California Dream Act application can be filed at dream.csac.ca.gov.
  • Eligible students are undergraduate students pursuing their first bachelor’s degree who are either U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or eligible non-citizens.
  • International students may apply for UCI scholarships, however they cannot file a FAFSA or CA DREAM Act Application, so they do not qualify for need-based scholarships.

Application Procedure:

The Distinguished Scholarship category does not require any scholarship application. Students automatically considered for the scholarships in this category based on the UC application for admission.

No additional materials required nor considered in the selection process for these scholarships. Consideration for these three scholarships, you must apply for fall admission by November 30.

Application Deadline:

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