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Fellowships and other awards are open only to students accepted to UCDC. In addition to the opportunities below, we encourage you to see other options listed in the UCDC database under Resource Library and to consult with your campus coordinator for additional sources of funding offered through your campus. 



UC Presidential Public Service Fellowship

This competitive $1,000 fellowship was established to support students who are interested in pursuing a career in public service. To apply, students must submit a completed application and resume to their Campus Coordinator. The selection committee will be looking at the students Past Civic Engagement, future goals and their need for the fellowship. 

Supplemental Guidelines and Information for Spring Quarter

Presidential Public Service Application for Spring Quarter 2022

Application Deadline: January 14, 2022 (campus deadlines may be different – verify with your Campus Coordinator)

Submit your Application and Resume to your campus coordinator. 

Questions? Please contact your campus coordinator or email fellowship@ucdc.edu.


Stephanie R. Sides UCDC Scholarship

Two $1,000 fellowships are available each winter quarter / spring semester for UCDC participants who demonstrate financial need and an interest in social justice or international diplomacy. The scholarships are supported by a donation from Stephanie Sides, a UC Berkeley graduate (’76) and longtime writer and instructor at UC San Diego. 

Stephanie R. Sides Scholarship Application 

Application deadline: October 29, 2021

Submit Application materials or questions to: fellowship@ucdc.edu.