Summer Program Research Participant Fellowship

Graduate Division will offer additional fellowship funds to support past summer program participants admitted to a doctoral or MFA program for fall admission. To be eligible, students must have participated in one of the following programs: UC LEADSUCI SURF and CAL Bridge.

Funding package
  • $15,000 top off fellowship funds.
  • Cannot be used to replaced existing department support.
  • Funds can be disbursed across three summers or in the academic year across three quarters (flexible).
  • Department must work with the fellowship administrator on a distribution plan.
  • Nominee must be admitted to a doctoral or MFA program at UCI.
  • Nominee must be a United States citizen, permanent resident, or AB540 eligible
  • Nominee needs to be interviewed by the admission committee.
  • Nominee must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative undergraduate and master’s (if applicable) GPA.
  • Nominee must have a pending SIR.
Graduate Division Contact: 

Mariela Menendez at