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APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS / GET HELP FROM THE EAP STAFF!
Let the EAP staff help you with your scholarship application essays! Statistics have shown that students who ask the EAP staff for help have a better chance of receiving a scholarship than students who do not. EAP staff could help you brainstorm ideas and review/edit your essays. Be sure to research your scholarship options.
How to get help:
Step 1: Attend a scholarship workshop
Step 2: Review your scholarship options / schedule an appointment with an EAP Advisor to brainstorm essay ideas. If possible, complete the scholarship application worksheet prior to your meeting and bring it with you. Schedule your appointment today.
Step 3: Submit / email the first draft of your essay
Step 4: Make your essay revisions and submit your 2nd draft
Step 5: If needed, make additional revisions and submit your 3rd draft and then submit your scholarship application.
How to submit your essay for review:
Email your essay to email@example.com.
In the email message, be sure to include your full name, EAP program and the scholarship(s) you’re apply for. It would also be very helpful if you could email your completed scholarship application worksheet - this will help us in the review process. This worksheet is a writeable PDF. The EAP staff will email you with their comments within a few days.
Apply for the UCSB EAP Gaucho Scholarship! Details here. -- Feb. 25th deadline
Financial concerns should not prevent you from pursuing your dream to study abroad. Because EAP is closely integrated into the academic structure of the University of California, your Financial Aid funds apply to it. You may also be eligible for scholarships. Financing EAP may seem daunting, but the links below and can help you better understand how to handle it.
Cost : Understand the value of EAP and program budget estimates.
Financial aid: How does financial aid work with EAP?
Scholarships/Grants: Learn about UCEAP and national scholarships and grants.
Payments: Understand how and when EAP payments will be made.
Frequently Asked Questions
Power of Attorney: Designate someone to act on your behalf on financial matters in the U.S. while you are abroad. It is recommended that you complete this form.
Contacts: The Universitywide EAP Office (UCEAP) handles all financial matters related to your EAP program. Find out whom you should contact with questions about your EAP account.
UCEAP Participants Information Site: Go to this website if you're interested in looking at cost estimates for this year's programs. If you've already been selected for EAP, go to this site for your program budget.