UCC Scholars

The 2016-17 UCC Scholars application process is closed. 

The online application is a Google Form which can be accessed using either Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.  You MUST use Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome to complete the application form. Please note: the application must be completed in one session, as it cannot be saved and returned to.  A sample application in PDF format can be viewed here:  SAMPLE APPLICATION

To be considered for the UCC Scholars Program, Part 1 of the application must be completed by February 12 at 5pm. Applications received after this time will not be considered.

A UCC Scholar receives a 12 credit tuition waiver each term, for up to six consecutive terms (summer 2017 optional), towards the completion of an Associate’s degree, not to exceed 90 earned credit hours (earned credit hours include any credits earned prior to acceptance as a UCC Scholar).

A student who is eligible for other UCC tuition waivers must select which waiver program he/she wishes to participate in. A student may not participate in more than one program.

To receive the tuition waiver, a UCC Scholar must be enrolled in and complete a minimum of 12 credits each term with a 3.5 quarterly gpa, participate in 10 hours of community service each academic term and take part in UCC Scholars Program student success initiatives.

The waiver is awarded to applicants who meet the following eligibility requirements:

High School Students

  • Attend a high school in Umpqua Community College's district
  • Graduate in Spring 2016
  • Have earned a cumulative (unweighted) high school GPA of 3.50 or better (as of the first semester grades of final year of high school)
  • Meet the Writing requirement by:
    • placing into UCC’s Writing 115 or higher through COMPASS assessment; OR
    • demonstrating enrollment in Writing 115 or higher; OR
    • demonstrating completion of Writing 115 or higher
  • Meet the Math requirement by:
    • Placing into UCC’s Math 95 or higher through COMPASS assessment; OR
    • Demonstrating enrollment in Math 95 or higher; OR
    • Demonstrating completion of Math 95 or higher
  • Complete the 2016-2017 FAFSA

Home-Schooled Students

  • Reside permanently within Umpqua Community College’s district
  • Graduate/complete high school in Spring 2016
  • Demonstrate registration with the Educational School District (ESD) as a home-school student
  • Earn an ACT composite score of 25 or SAT Reasoning Test combined score of 1100 in Critical Reading and Math
  • Meet the Writing requirement by:
    • placing into UCC’s Writing 115 or higher through COMPASS assessment; OR
    • demonstrating enrollment in Writing 115 or higher; OR
    • demonstrating completion of Writing 115 or higher
  • Meet the Math requirement by:
    • Placing into UCC’s Math 95 or higher through COMPASS assessment; OR
    • Demonstrating enrollment in Math 95 or higher; OR
    • Demonstrating completion Math 95 or higher
  • Complete the 2016-2017 FAFSA

 

Contact

Marjan Coester - Contact
Director of Student Life
541-440-7631