The Next 50 Scholarship

For half a century, UC San Diego Extension has been a catalyst for change, offering cutting-edge training and education in a variety of ever-evolving fields. To celebrate its 50th Anniversary, Extension is continuing this forward-looking mission by helping people prepare for the next 50 years with the Next 50 Scholarship. Eligibility:-Secondary degree recipients-Meet minimum program requirements of our existing programs-High school graduate or equivalent (GED)Be sure to include your intended study area in your application. We encourage you to share your story and why you think a UC San Diego Extension certificate can help you achieve your goals. Tell us how this scholarship will help get you ready for the next step in your career.Conditions of Acceptance:-Maintain a GPA of 2.75-Agree to use of profile and photo for marketing purposes-Agree to use of Next 50 essay on website, blog, and other marketing material-Complete program within 5 years-Non-transferable-No refund for any balance remaining-Does not include books or service related feesFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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Award Amount: $5,000
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes

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