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Apply to become a UCC Scholar

Process and Materials

Please read these instructions carefully.

The application process is TWO PARTS.

Part 1 – Program Application opens from January 25 – February 12


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

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

Applicants access the application by going to http://www.umpqua.edu/ucc-scholars and by selecting the “CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE APPLICATION” link on the page.

All submitted UCC Scholars applications will be verified during the week of February 15 and eligible applicants will be notified via email between February 19-28 and provided access to upload eligibility documentation starting February 29.


  • An applicant must have applied for admission to UCC – http://www.umpqua.edu/apply as the student id number assigned upon applying for admission will be used throughout the UCC Scholars application process.
  • The applicant must complete the 2016-2017 FAFSA – http://fafsa.ed.gov; it is highly recommended that the applicant complete this prior to February 29 as information from the Student Aid Report (generated upon completing the FAFSA) will need to be provided).
  • Transcript and other document requests, as well as assessments, should be completed in a timely manner, to allow for uploading during the February 29-March 18 time frame.

Part 2 – Eligibility Documentation open February 29 – March 18

Eligible and verified participants will be able to upload the following documents (if applicable) into Canvas:

  • Unofficial high school transcript showing unweighted cumulative GPA through the seventh (7th) semester
  • COMPASS assessment scores demonstrating placement into WR 115 (or higher) and MTH 95 (or higher) OR unofficial college transcript verifying enrollment in or completion of WR 115 (or higher) and/or MTH 95 (or higher)
  • First page of the Student Aid Report (SAR) available after completing the FAFSA at fafsa.ed.gov
  • ACT/SAT official test results demonstrating an ACT composite score of 26 or SAT Reasoning combined score of at least 1200 in Critical Reading and Math (for Home School students only)
  • Documentation of registration with the local ESD (for Home School students only)


Lisa Fields - Contact
Interim Director of Student Life

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