Other Scholarship Opportunities

About the Awards

The Cal Aggie Alumni Association is proud to offer additional scholarship opportunities to current students. Please review below the criteria and information on all our awards.

African and African American Alumni Association (5A) Award and Membership Award

The African and African American Alumni Association (5A) is a chapter within the Cal Aggie Alumni Association (CAAA) that through giving, mentorship and volunteerism, helps UC Davis students. In 2016 the 5A Award was created to help students pay their way through college and to assist in enhancing their UC Davis experience. In addition, 5A annually awards a lifetime membership to CAAA to a graduating senior. Please see the separate applications below.

Aggie Parent and Family Scholarship

The UC Davis Parent and Family Program was created to foster a sense of community among all UC Davis Parents. The Parent Council within the program fundraises to award a scholarship in honor of the Aggie Parent and Family Association. Second, third or fourth year students are welcome to apply for this one time scholarship opportunity.

Criteria and Applications

5A Scholarship: Awarded to a currently enrolled full-time student. Students have the opportunity to win a $1,000 award. Students will be recognized and presented with their award at the African and African American Alumni Association (5A) Jazz Social on May 19, 2018.

  • Applicants must be a currently enrolled student with a minimum of 36 units completed and a minimum of 2.5 (UC GPA).
  • Applicants must be a U.S. citizen/permanent resident (*USC/LPR or AB 540 eligible)
  • Applicants must demonstrate leadership in extracurricular activities, community activities, employment or personal situations.

Applications for the 5A Award are in Word and PDF. Applications are due by Monday, January 22, 2018, and may be submitted via email to scholarships@alumni.ucdavis.edu.

5A Membership Award: Awarded to a graduating senior who has demonstrated leadership within the African American and African Community. The award recipient will receive a lifetime membership (valued at over $425) to the Cal Aggie Alumni Association.

  • Must be a graduating senior.
  • Applicant demonstrates leadership in extra-curricular activities, community activity and/or employment.
  • Applicants must be a U.S. citizen/permanent resident (*USC/LPR or AB 540 eligible)

The 5A Membership deadline for 2017 has passed. More information for the 2018 application will be available in April 2018. 

Aggie Parent and Family Scholarship Details: Awarded to a current student and is a one-time $1,000 scholarship.

Before submitting an application, please review the following criteria to ensure that you are eligible to apply for this scholarship:

  • Full-time second, third, or fourth year student (is open to seniors – must be graduating in fall 2018 or later) and full-time is a student enrolled with at least 12 units.
  • Must have a GPA of 3.25 or above.
  • Applicants must be a U.S. citizen/permanent resident (*USC/LPR or AB 540 eligible).
  • Must have a parent/guardian be a current paid dues member of the Aggie Parent and Family Association (APFA) or the student must be an active dues paying member of the Student Alumni Association (SAA).
  • Applicants must demonstrate leadership in extracurricular activities.
  • Students must include a resume along with their application.
  • Students must be available to interview in person with the parent review committee on Sunday, April 22, 2018 (Sunday after Picnic Day).

Application Information:

  • Download the application.
  • Deadline for the 2018 application is Friday, April 6, at 5 p.m. (PST) and must be submitted via email to scholarships@alumni.ucdavis.edu. No applications will be accepted after this time.
  • Students will be notified by Sunday, April 15, 2018 if they are chosen to be interviewed.
  • $1000 Scholarship will be given for the fall 2018 quarter.

For questions, please contact:

For all other scholarship questions contact:

For questions regarding the 5A Scholarship and Member Award contact:

Jamie Dixon '05
Director of California Engagement
Cal Aggie Alumni Association
P: (530) 752-0656
jdixon@ucdavis.edu

Ginger Welsh '95
Director of International Alumni Relations
Cal Aggie Alumni Association
P: (530) 752-3693
gwelsh@ucdavis.edu