Scholarships & Financial Aid

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Jaymes Johnson
Financial and Operations Officer
Office of Undergraduate Studies
Harold Frank Hall

Undergraduate Scholarships: 2021-2022

The College of Engineering has a range of scholarships available to qualified current College of Engineering undergraduate students. The amount of funds available varies each year. Funds are available for:

  • Albert G. Conrad Memorial Scholarship
  • Glen Culler Scholarship
  • Hearst Foundation Scholarship
  • Harold and Mary Miller Scholarship
  • Joseph J. Sayovitz Scholarship
  • Dr. Robert and Sue Talley Scholarship
  • Yardi Systems Scholarship
  • Lockheed Martin



Applicants must be current undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Engineering at UCSB in good academic standing. Criteria for awards include: major, grade point average, academic achievements, research projects, and in some cases, extracurricular activities. Scholarships are paid out through BARC in winter quarter. Recipients must be enrolled in spring 2022.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

It is the mission of the College of Engineering to produce world-leading research and technological advances, to prepare students as creative technological leaders, and to ensure that all students have equal opportunities to succeed.

We are keenly aligned with the University’s overall mission to create an environment of scholarship that emboldens and upholds students from communities which have been historically disadvantaged. As such, we have various scholarship awards that support students through financial resources to thrive academically, instill a sense of technological innovation, and become active participants in a world-class research institution.

Application Cycle

The College of Engineering’s 2021 – 2022 scholarship application cycle is officially open.

Please submit applications at following the link:


This application period will remain open until November 30th, 2021 11:59pm.

The College of Engineering Scholarship Committee reviews the applications and makes decisions during the month of December or early January. Letters will be mailed to all award recipients to their local mailing address at the beginning of Winter Quarter. Awards will be made via the BARC system and will be posted on student accounts within two-three weeks of notification.

To acces a preview** of the Scholarship Questionnaire please Click Here

**Note: All Scholarship applications must be submitted through Scholarship Unvierse for acceptance and consideration.

ESTEEM Scholarship Program

ESTEEM: Enhancing Success in Transfer Education for Engineering Majors is a scholarship and support program for academically-talented, low-income students majoring in or intending to major in Engineering. ESTEEM grants scholarships each year for students enrolled at one of the five participating California Community College institutions. For details and complete information, visit esteem.ucsb.edu.

Financial Aid and Financial Resources

Financial Aid, including loans, grants, and work-study, is administered by the Office of Financial Aid. In order to be considered for Financial Aid, students must submit a FAFSA online each year. The FAFSA priority deadline is March 2nd.

If you are in need of emergency financial assistance please contact an advisor in the College of Engineering or the Office of Financial Aid.  Staff in these offices can direct you toward specific emergency resources depending on your stituation.  Campus and community resources are listed in the links below:


To calculate tuition and cost of attendance, visit Finaid.ucsb.edu/cost-of-attendance.