Edison-McNair 2017 Opportunities

The Edison-McNair Scholars is comprised of programs funded by Edison International for 2017. UCSB students who are majoring in one of the following fields should consider applying for one or all programs outlined below.

Edison-McNair majors include:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Earth Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics
  • Statistics

Edison-McNair student eligibility criteria:

  • Graduating in 2018 or 2019
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident - Dream Scholars and DACA students are encouraged to apply
  • Have a cumulative and quarter GPA of 3.0

Edison-McNair 2017 Research Scholarships

DESCRIPTION: Scholarships to undergraduates in support of research-related and/or graduate school-related activities, among which may be domestic travel for professional conference participation, support for research projects, or graduate school application expenses in Fall 2017.

ELIGIBILITY:  Undergraduates in good standing with a GPA of 3.0 or better in the following majors: Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Science, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Studies, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, and Statistics. Scholarships are available to a wide range of students among which are women, low-income, first-generation, veterans, and those historically underrepresented in these fields.

Students must be engaged in research activities with a UCSB faculty member. Student’s application must include a signature from a faculty member supporting their activities. 

SCHOLARSHIP: Maximum of $1,000, to be utilized in 2017 calendar year.

DEADLINE: Applications can be submitted at any time during the academic year.

APPLICATION: To download application click here.

 

Edison-McNair 2017 GRE Scholarships

DESCRIPTION: Scholarships for a GRE preparation course that includes 8 instructor-led 2.5 hour sessions and access to Kaplan's online system for practice exams and modules.

ELIGIBILITY:  Undergraduates in good standing with a GPA of 3.0 or better in the following majors: Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Science, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Studies, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, and Statistics. Scholarships are available to a wide range of students among which are women, low-income, first-generation, veterans, and those historically underrepresented in these fields.

SCHOLARSHIP: This scholarship provides funding valued at $1,200 for a GRE preparation course.

DEADLINE: No later than February 21, 2017 at 4:00 PM

APPLICATION: To download application click here.

 

Edison-McNair 2017 Summer Research Program

DESCRIPTION:  A research opportunity in Summer 2017.  Students participate in research under the direction of a faculty mentor (in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Science, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Studies, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, and Statistics), meet weekly in a seminar with a graduate student mentor for professional development activities, and offer a poster at the UCSB graduate and undergraduate colloquium series in August 2017. Program runs from June 26 through August 18, 2017.

ELIGIBILITY:  Undergraduates in good standing with a GPA of 3.0 or better.  Students must be engaged in research during the summer of 2017. Scholarships are available to wide range of students among which are women, low-income, first-generation, veterans, and those historically underrepresented in these fields.

Student’s application must include a signature from the UCSB faculty member who is or will be supervising their work.

STIPEND:  $4,000 for full summer participation

DEADLINE: May 1, 2017 at 4:00 PM

APPLICATION: To download application click here.