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Welcome to CNAS Scholarships 2020-2021!

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.

The CNAS Scholarship Management System will be accepting applications October 1 - October 31, 2020.



Who can apply for CNAS scholarships?

Newly admitted and currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students in the UCR College of Natural & Agricultural Sciences.


How to apply:

Starting October 1, please visit to learn more about the various scholarship opportunities and to begin the application process.   




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Scholarship opportunities for current CNAS undergraduate and graduate students.

Accepting applications October 1  31, 2020.


Apply here 





Please read the fine print:
  • To successfully access the website please use the newest versions of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Apple Safari (Internet Explorer is not recommended).
  • All scholarships close at 11:59 P.M. Pacific Standard Time on October 31, 2020, and please note that all scholarship application materials, including letters of recommendation, are due by this date.
  • The scholarship amount awarded is subject to availability of funds.
  • Qualifying does not guarantee that you will receive a scholarship.
  • For any questions regarding the scholarships available here, please contact


Good luck, Highlanders!





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