University of California Historically Black Colleges and Universities Fellowship (D) (R)

The UC-HBCU Fellowship is a multi-year fellowship for students who have participated in the UC-HBCU Initiative in the last five years 

Students are eligible for up to three years of fellowship support:

  • The student will need to be offered five years of support from the program initially. 
  • UC Office of the President will swap two years of department funding with fellowship support
    • Does include non-resident tuition for year 1
    • summer stipend highly encouraged; UCOP will match summer funding
  • The Graduate Division will fund one additional year with a $23,000 stipend plus tuition and fees during year 1
  • Department will need to provide support for the additional two years 

Once an eligible student has been admitted, departments should work contact Mariela Menendez at, on the funding package.