The College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences offers a variety of scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in CNAS. Students in the agricultural, life, and physical sciences will find scholarship opportunities in many areas spread across various CNAS departments.

Some scholarships are offered for very specific fields such as citrus virology and citrus pathology, while other opportunities are available to students focusing their research in veterinary medicine, fire science, and analytical chemistry. Although CNAS scholarships are available to all CNAS students, some awards require students to major in one of the following areas: Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Biology, Cell, Molecular & Developmental Biology, Microbiology, Plant Pathology, Plant Biology, and Entomology.

You are encouraged to apply to multiple scholarships, and new scholarships are being added every year to the Scholarship Management System.

Graduate Students
CNAS Graduate Student Scholarship Applications
Open April 15, 2024, and close on May 15, 2024
Undergraduate Students
CNAS Undergraduate Student Scholarship Applications
Open October 1, 2024, and close on October 31, 2024


Currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students can apply during the corresponding application dates noted above.



To begin the application process, please visit UCR Academic Works ( where all the scholarship opportunities are listed.



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