UCSB EAP Scholarships

UCSB EAP Gaucho Scholarship
Application Deadline for Spring 2016 Programs: October 9, 2015

EAP Freeman Internship Program Application (China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand: $3,000/$5,000 scholarship)
Application Deadline for Summer/Fall/Year 2016-17 Programs: February 12, 2016

Application Deadline for Spring 2017 Programs: May 13, 2016

UCEAP Scholarships

UCEAP $1.5 Million Promise Award
Scholarships available for a variety of programs and students.   
Award Amount - $1,000-$2,000
Application Deadline: September 15, 2015

Dan Wise Scholarship
For Year-Long Programs in France.  Need based scholarship for students applying to the year France program.
Award Amount - $5,000
Application Deadline: Check the UCEAP website.

Duttenhaver Scholars Program
For Year-Long Immersion Programs.  Need-based scholarship for students participating on year-long Immersion programs.
Award Amount - $5,000
Application Deadline:
2015-2016 Academic Year Programs in the Southern Hemisphere: October 1, 2015
2016-2017 Academic Year Programs in the Southern Hemisphere: Check the UCEAP website.

Gilman Scholarship
Application Deadline for Spring 2016 Programs: October 6, 2015



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.  

How to get help in person:
Step 1: Review your scholarship options / contact your EAP Advisor to brainstorm essay ideas. If you already have the first draft of your essay completed, please bring it to your appointment.  Fill out the scholarship application worksheet  prior to your meeting and bring it with you.  Schedule your appointment today. 
Step 2: Submit / email the first draft of your essay prior to your appointment time. 
Step 3: Make your essay revisions and get your 2nd draft reveiwed if needed.
Step 4: If needed, make additional revisions and submit your 3rd draft and then submit your scholarship application.

It would also be very helpful if you could email your completed scholarship application worksheet - this will help us in the review process.  




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.