FALL SCHOLARSHIPS

FALL SCHOLARSHIPS

We will begin accepting Fall Scholarship Applications starting the first week of the Fall quarter. The Deadline for Fall Scholarship Applications is October 21st by 11:59 p.m.

To be considered an application must have a header that includes:

  • YOUR NAME
  • PAGE #
  • NAME OF SCHOLARSHIP APPLYING FOR

For more information about any scholarship, please email Stevenson College Academic Manager or call (831-459-1026). 

Matthew Graviano Memorial Scholarship

The Matthew Graviano Memorial Scholarship was established by the Graviano family in honor of their son, Matthew, who was a Stevenson College student.

Scholarship Award: $2000

Requirements:

  • Junior or Senior Stevenson College student
  • Majoring in Psychology and/or Legal Studies
  • Demonstrated academic excellence
  • Attendance at the Fall Scholarship Reception.
  • If you are awarded, a short thank you to the donor that shares how receiving the award will make a difference for you and how you plan to use the funds, etc. Please consider including images or video.

Application Here: Matthew Graviano Memorial Scholarship Application

Sample Application Here

Please note: you must be logged into your @ucsc.edu Google Drive to access this information.

Michele Guard Memorial Scholarship

The Michele Guard Memorial Scholarship was established by Michele Guard's mother, Nancy Guard-Evans, in memory of her daughter who was a Stevenson College student.

Scholarship Award: $600 - $1,200

Requirements:

  • First-year Stevenson College student
  • Child of a Single-Parent (including a widowed or divorced parent)
  • Demonstrated academic success
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Attendance at the Fall Scholarship Reception.
  • If you are awarded, a short thank you to the donor that shares how receiving the award will make a difference for you and how you plan to use the funds, etc. Please consider including images or video.

Application Here: Michele Guard Memorial Scholarship Application

Sample Application Here

Please note: you must be logged into your @ucsc.edu Google Drive to access this information.

John Halverson Scholarship

John L. Halverson (deceased 1998) was a founding faculty member of Stevenson College and a Professor of Literature for 27 years at UC Santa Cruz.

Scholarship Award: $3,500 per year*

*The selected student will be awarded the scholarship for four years, with the option to extend to a fifth year, dependent upon demonstrated academic progress.

**The award will be renewed up to $3,500 annually dependent on satisfactory academic progress and demonstrated financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Dream application each year. 

Requirements:

  • First-year Stevenson College student
  • Preference is given to students who can demonstrate interest in and experience with African American culture and issues confronting the African American community
  • Demonstrated financial need

Application here: John Halverson Scholarship Application

Sample Application Here

Please note: you must be logged into your @ucsc.edu Google Drive to access this information.

Student Research Project Funding

Applications for Student Research Project Funding will be considered in the following areas: 1) academic research, 2) creative initiative, 3) artistic endeavors, 4) public events of benefit to one or more colleges or to the campus community. Both individual and collective efforts are encouraged. Funding for individual projects can be matching, partial or full, depending on merit, funds available, and other funding sources.

Scholarship Award: Up to $500

Requirement:

  • Stevenson Student
  • Brief final write up due by the end of the academic year, which shares about your project and how the funding was used. Please include images or video if possible.

Application Here: Student Research Project Funding Application 

Sample Aplication Here

Please note: you must be logged into your @ucsc.edu Google Drive to access this information.