Scholarships & Financial Aid

Send Questions to:

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

Undergraduate Scholarships: 2023-2024

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
  • Harold and Mary Miller Scholarship
  • Joseph J. Sayovitz Scholarship
  • Dr. Robert and Sue Talley Scholarship
  • William R. Hearst Scholarship

Application Cycle

The College of Engineering’s 2023 – 2024 scholarship application cycle is now CLOSED.

The 2024-2025 Scholarship Application Cycle will be open November 1st, 2024. Please watch this space for updates or details regarding future Scholarship opportunities. 


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 2024.

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.


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.