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Students are advised to check with the Financial Aid office for resources, including information about applying for Pell Grants, submitting the FAFSA form, and scholarship opportunities available.

UCSB Financial Opportunities

Grant and scholarship opportunities for UCSB / ES students

ES funds

UCSB National Scholarships 10/12/23 General Info Webinar - 10:00 AM  Zoom 
Learn what defines a nationally competitive scholarship, hear from recent undergrad recipients, and get tips for successful merit-based scholarship applications. 

Students who are interested in applying for a national scholarship should make an appointment to discuss by writing to:

For detailed information on the many nationally competitive scholarships that require campus endorsement, see our website:

FOOD ASSISTANCE: students might consider these resources for food assistance:


CA Fresh Eligibility

Groceries & Food Pantries for UCSB students


UCSB Opportunities for students from Under-Represented Groups, including students from low-income, first generation, and / or  historically-disadvantaged populations

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