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Student Support and Success

At UC San Diego, we live and learn without limits. And support for our Student Support and Success initiative builds on — and expands — critically important programs and services that help address students’ academic, financial and personal well-being.

Student Support and Success Fund

Graduate Fellowships

Our graduate students work alongside today's world-class experts to break through tomorrow's boundaries. Your investment invigorates the next generation of innovators, scholars and mentors.

School of Medicine Scholarships

The School of Medicine trains top aspiring physicians in a research-intensive program committed to staying at the forefront of the dynamic field of medicine. Your support helps tomorrow’s medical leaders reinvent the future of care through student clinics and programs.

School of Medicine Medical Student Educational Opportunities

UC San Diego combines clinical training with research training from renowned partner institutions to prepare future physician-scientists. Your gift provides scholarship support to School of Medicine students pursuing a dual MD/PhD degree.

Skaggs School of Pharmacy Scholarships

UC San Diego offers innovative training to prepare students for the shifting roles of clinical and research pharmacologists. Your gift helps the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science foster critical interdisciplinary collaborations across campus and the region to explore new avenues for research and discovery.

Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health Scholarships

Funds support scholarships and fellowships for the Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science.

Chancellor's Associates

Chancellor's Associates are the premier group of donors recognized for their annual leadership gifts to UC San Diego. Join these generous alumni, parents and friends with a gift of $2,500 or more each year.

Student Health and Well-Being

Support for student health and well-being ensures our students have access to quality medical services to meet their diverse needs.

Student Success

The Student Success Fund is designed to support student retention and success efforts.

The Hub: Basic Needs Initiatives

This fund benefits the Basic Needs Initiatives at UC San Diego, which support students with essential resources, including access to nutritious food, stable housing and financial education. 

Triton Food Pantry

Support for the Triton Food Pantry empowers us to provide resources to UC San Diego students facing food insecurity.

Black Academic Excellence Initiative

The Black Academic Excellence Initiative helps attract and retain outstanding Black students, faculty and staff. Your gift supports diversity of thought and ideas that enrich and improve the campus experience for all students, faculty and staff.

Center for Student Involvement

The Center for Student Involvement strives to engage students in experiences that build community and develop skills. Your gift will help students grow into successful, experienced leaders through diversity activities on campus and beyond.

Chancellor's Research Scholarships

The Chancellor's Research Scholarship Fund provides valuable resources to students working on discoveries ranging from cures for cancer to important social breakthroughs. Your support provides opportunities for students of the highest academic merit and those with financial need to focus on innovative work with leading researchers.

Latinx/Chicanx Academic Excellence Initiative

The Latinx/Chicanx Academic Excellence Initiative advances UC San Diego's goal for a more socially just and equitable campus. It was created to benefit all students, either directly through service provision or indirectly through campus diversification.

OASIS Summer Bridge Program

OASIS Summer Bridge jumpstarts the transition to college and provides resources to ensure success, including access to peer mentors. Your gifts strengthen this program for promising students from underrepresented and underserved communities.

PATHways to STEM

Launched as a pilot program in 2017, the PATHways to STEM program helps mitigate barriers to STEM success for students from underserved communities.

Student Veterans Resource Center

Designed to support the unique needs of UC San Diego’s military-affiliated community, the Student Veteran Resource Center seeks to identify and mitigate barriers to success specific to these students.

Transfer Student Scholarships

Transfer students enrich the UC San Diego community with their diverse backgrounds and experiences. Your scholarship support ensures access to excellence for these talented students.

Undergraduate Study Abroad Program

Studying abroad prepares students to learn, live and work in a global society. With your gift, undergraduates participating in study abroad programs can receive scholarship support to engage in life-changing experiences that enrich their education.