Sixth College Study Abroad Scholarship

The Sixth College Study Abroad Scholarship is open to Sixth College students who will participate in study abroad programs, including but not limited to EAP, OAP, and Global Seminars.

Download the scholarship application form!

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants for the Sixth College Study Abroad Scholarship must:

  • Be a registered, full-time student at Sixth College.
  • Have sophomore standing by the time their study abroad program begins.
  • Be in good academic standing.
  • Meet all requirements and prerequisites for their study abroad program.
  • Demonstrate financial need for the scholarship as determined by their total resources (including parental and spousal support), receipt of other scholarships and grants, and cost of education.

Submission Materials

In order to apply for the Sixth College Study Abroad Scholarship, students will need to assemble the following documents and e-mail them to sixthstudyabroad@ucsd.edu.

  • A completed and signed study abroad scholarship application.
  • A one thousand-word essay discussing the prompts given on the application form.
  • A financial budget detailing the cost of their study abroad program.

Application Timeline

There are two application periods for the Sixth College Study Abroad Scholarship each year. Students studying abroad in the winter or spring quarters apply for scholarship funding during the fall quarter before they go abroad. Students studying abroad in the summer or fall quarters submit their applications during the winter quarter before their study abroad programs.

  • Winter/Spring 2018 submission deadline: Friday, December 1, 2017.
  • Summer/Fall 2018 submission deadline: Friday, March 9, 2018.

Once the application period has ended and all submissions have been received, each application is reviewed by the Sixth College Study Abroad Scholarship Committee. Only complete applications will be considered. Once the review process is finished, awardees are notified of the funding they will receive by e-mail.

Questions?

Virtual Advising:

Available through vac.ucsd.edu.

Walk-In Advising:

Held in the Sixth College Annex.

Tuesday and Friday: 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Wednesday and Thursday: 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-3:30 p.m.