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MESA University Program Scholarship Application

Dear MESA University Program (MEP) Student:
MESA-MEP is a UCSB undergraduate retention program for students who are first-generation and/or low-income college students in STEM majors. This year, we would like to extend an invitation to you to apply to our annual UCSB MEP Undergraduate Scholarship Program. This process involves a general scholarship application for MEP enrolled STEM students, meaning that you only need to complete ONE APPLICATION (including supporting materials) to be eligible for one or more MESA and industry-sponsored scholarships (Alumni Scholarship, Xerox Hispanic College Liason Program). Please note that some scholarships are pre-designated for students in a specific major, program or college. Applicants must have demonstrated leadership skills, resourcefulness, high personal standards and a personal commitment to helping the student organization, MESA office and community achieve its goals on campus and off-campus.

Application DEADLINE

Completed applications must be received via upload 11:59 PM, Monday, April 24, 2017. Please use the following link to submit your application materials:

Letter of Recommendation should be submitted by recommender to by Friday, April 28th, 2017.

Application Materials

  • One-to-two-page double-spaced Essay (Times New Roman, 12-point size font, 1" margins) about why you would be the best applicant to receive a scholarship. See application for more details
  • Financial Aid Award Letter (if no letter can be provided, state your reason in the essay)
  • Unofficial Transcripts, most recent
  • One Letter of Recommendation (Not from a MESA Staff member, friend or relative) from a faculty, mentor or staff member who knows you.
  • Resume

Download Scholarship Application here

Download Scholarship Recommender form here