UCC Scholars

The 2015-16 UCC Scholars Program application process is CLOSED for the 2015-16 academic year. Thank you to all those that applied.

The UCC Scholars program allows high school students, home-school students, and military veterans who meet academic requirements to attend UCC full-time without paying tuition. The scholarship pays for up to six consecutive terms (summer optional). The student is responsible to pay fees, books and other expenses.

Eligibility Criteria

Umpqua Scholars receive a full-time tuition scholarship for up to six consecutive terms (summer optional) in any field of study, including any of our Career Technical programs.

High School Students

  • Attend High School in Umpqua Community College's district
  • Earn a cumulative (unweighted) high school GPA of 3.50 or better (as of the first semester grades of final year of high school)
  • Place into UCC’s Writing 115 or higher and Math 95 or higher OR Have enrolled or completed Writing 115 and/or Math 95

Home-School Students

  • Reside permanently within Umpqua Community College’s district
  • Earn ACT composite score of 23 or SAT score of at least 1000 (combined math and reading)
  • Place into UCC’s Writing 115 or higher and Math 95 or higher OR Have enrolled or completed Writing 115 and/or Math 95

Military Veterans

  • Meet the high school student or home school student requirements listed above
  • Joined the military within three months of graduating from high school
  • Enroll at UCC within six months of military discharge

Application Information - Opens on-line at 9am, Monday, March 2, 2015 - closes April 3, 2015 at Noon.

The 2015-2016 UCC Scholars Application process will be on-line.  The application will open at 9am on Monday, March 2, 2015 and will close on Friday, April 3, 2015 at Noon.

The on-line application is a two-part process.  The application itself will be completed via a Google Form.  Documents, such as high school transcripts, test scores, etc. will be uploaded through Canvas, UCC's on-line learning system.  Once the application (part one) is complete, the applicant will receive an email with instructions on how to access Canvas to upload documents (part two).

An applicant must have applied to UCC - http://www.umpqua.edu/apply as the student id number assigned upon applying to UCC will be utilized throughout the UCC Scholars application process.  In addition, the applicant must complete the 2015-2016 FAFSA - http://fafsa.gov/ - as information from the Student Aid Report generated upon completing the FAFSA will need to be provided.

Applicants must use either Firefox or Google Chrome to complete the application.

Click here to access the application

It is recommended to download the sample application to use in preparation for completing the Google Form as it is not possible to return to the on-line form once it has been accessed to add additional information.

Accepted Applicants

Once the UCC Scholars application period closes, and it is determined that the applicant meets the qualifications for the UCC Scholars program, the applicant will receive a letter with a list of the information and expectations of a UCC Scholar.  The applicant will be expected to return the requirements/expectations contract by the deadline provided in the letter.


Marjan Coester
Director for Student Life and Campus Engagement