UC Irvine Scholarship Opportunity: The 2016-2017 UCI XIV Dalai Lama Scholarship, deadline 1/25/16

The 2016-2017 UCI XIV Dalai Lama Scholarship supports exceptional students who are committed to advancing the values of compassion, contemplation, courage, interconnectedness, collaboration, humility and service.  The UCI XIV Dalai Lama Scholarship awards one student up to $10,000 from UCI for fees for 2016-2017 (depending on level of financial need) and a grant of up to $6,000 from Dalai Lama Fellows to support your project costs.


The UCI Dalai Lama Scholarship, in partnership with Dalai Lama Fellows (a nonprofit organization committed to nurturing compassionate and ethical student leadership), supports exceptional UCI undergraduate students who want to design and launch ambitious “compassion-in-action” projects aimed at engaging campus and/or community members in order to increase their awareness in one or more of the following areas: ethics, compassionate leadership, local and global responsibility, and/or peace.


Eligibility Requirements

  • Must have completed a minimum of 90 units of UCI-accepted coursework;
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative UCI grade point average;
  • Must plan to be enrolled full-time at UCI during the 2016-17 academic year (students planning a full-time 5th year are eligible); and
  • Must submit a completed and signed application (with all required attachments).


The deadline to submit an application is Monday, January 25, 2016.

For more information about this scholarship and to download an application, please visit the UCI XIV Dalai Lama Endowed Scholarship information page: http://www.ofas.uci.edu/content/TypesOfAid.aspx?nav=3&id=dalailama