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On behalf of Dean James Antony, I am happy to announce that the Friends of the International Center (Friends) will again be awarding scholarships to UCSD graduate students and medical students for 2020-21. Founded in 1961, the Friends support international education at UCSD in numerous ways, one of which is raising money for and awarding student scholarships.

About the Award

  • The selection of students for the scholarships will be made by the Friends Scholarship Committee.
  • Up to 30 graduate scholarships of $2,000 each will be awarded.
  • Each graduate academic program may nominate a maximum of three outstanding graduate students for the Friends awards
  • Additionally, the School of Medicine may nominate six medical students. Up to four scholarships of $2,000 each will be awarded.

Eligibility

  • Graduate students planning to conduct research or study abroad.
  • Foreign graduate students in residence at UC San Diego during 2020-21.
  • Student must have a distinguished academic record.
  • The student must have completed one year of full-time graduate study for the Ph.D., D.M.A., M.F.A., M.P.I.A., or M.D. at UCSD by the time of award.
  • Students must be registered for a full-time program of study and research in 2020-21 or, in the case of foreign student nominees, will be on campus at UC San Diego in 2020-21.
  • Students who promote international friendship, understanding, and cooperation in a meaningful way.
  • U.S. graduate students participating in a University of California EAP program should apply through the Study Abroad office (http://studyabroad.ucsd.edu/ ).

About the Award

  • The selection of students for the scholarships will be made by the Friends Scholarship Committee.
  • Up to 30 graduate scholarships of $2,000 each will be awarded.
  • Each graduate academic program may nominate a maximum of three outstanding graduate students for the Friends awards
  • Additionally, the School of Medicine may nominate six medical students. Up to four scholarships of $2,000 each will be awarded.

Nomination Materials

If your department will nominate two or more students, please ranks your nominees with #1 being the strongest candidate.

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  • Thursday, February 27, 2020
    • Please submit nominations to gradadvisor@ucsd.edu 
    • Only department submissions will be accepted; students and faculty must work with their departments and may not self-nominate.
  • The Friends will select the scholars shortly thereafter

Past Recipients

Coming soon.