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 fundraised in 2015, 2016 and 2017 to help establish the first scholarship in honor of the Aggie Parent and Family Program. Second, third or fourth year students are welcome to apply for this one time scholarship opportunity.

Criteria

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.

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)

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

  • Full-time second, third, or fourth-year student (is open to graduating seniors – must be graduating winter or spring 2018) 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 or family member be a current paid dues member of the Aggie Parent and Family Association 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 with parent review committee on Saturday, October 14.

Applications

5A Scholarship

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@ucdavis.edu.

5A Membership Award

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

Aggie Parent and Family Scholarship

Applications are in WORD and PDF. Applications are due by Friday, September 29, 2017 at 5 p.m. and may be submitted via email to scholarships@alumni.ucdavis.edu.

Should students be selected for an interview they will take place on Saturday, October 14 at the Buehler Alumni Center. If selected as the award recipient, students will be invited to the Cal Aggie Alumni Association Fall Scholars Dinner taking place on Friday, October 20 at the Buehler Alumni Center.

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