Memorial Scholarships

The following are Student Memorial Scholarships administered by the Office of Student Life. Scholarships are offered several academic and administrative units on campus and this is not an exhaustive list of memorial scholarships. Please direct questions about these Student Memorial Scholarships to StudentLife@sa.ucsb.edu.

 

George Chen

George Chen Memorial Scholarship for Outstanding Compassionate Service

George Chen was a beloved member of the UC Santa Barbara community. A dedicated student, George entered UC Santa Barbara as a freshman in the fall of 2012 after attending Leland High School in San Jose, CA. He was a Computer Science major in the College of Engineering.

George’s life was prematurely and tragically cut short on May 23, 2014, as a junior at UCSB. The George Chen Memorial Scholarship for Outstanding Compassionate Service Fund was established to honor his life and to memorialize his lasting contributions to the UCSB community. The scholarship will allow George’s spirit to live on through future Gauchos who exhibit his compassion, dedication, and kindness.

Next application deadline: February 9, 2018 | Additional Information & Online Application

 

David Propp

David D. Propp Memorial Scholarship

David D. Propp was a well-loved and well-respected student at UC Santa Barbara. His life was tragically cut short on November 9, 2012. David was a fourth year student and had recently changed majors from Physics to Biological Sciences. He was incredibly involved on the campus, working at the Recreation Center, singing in an all-male a cappella group and participating in musical theater. He was also active in campus ministry. His optimism, faith and positive attitude helped to guide his actions and made him a popular member of the campus community.

To honor David’s life, his family established the David D. Propp Memorial Scholarship Fund in an effort to memorialize his contributions to the UC Santa Barbara campus and assist future UCSB students who, like David, are guided by their faith.

Next application deadline: February 9, 2018 | Additional Information & Online Application

 

David Wang

David Wang Memorial Scholarship

David Wang was a beloved member of the UC Santa Barbara community. A dedicated student, David entered UC Santa Barbara as a freshman in the summer of 2012 after attending Fremont Christian High School. He was a Computer Engineering major in the College of Engineering.

David’s life was prematurely and tragically cut short on May 23, 2014, as a junior at UCSB. The David Wang Memorial Scholarship Fund was established to honor his life and to memorialize his lasting contributions to the UCSB community. The scholarship will allow David’s spirit to live on through future Gauchos who exhibit his compassion, dedication, and kindness.

Next application deadline: February 9, 2018 | Additional Information & Online Application


Veronika Weiss

Veronika Weiss Memorial Scholarship

Veronika Weiss was a beloved member of the UC Santa Barbara community. A dedicated student, Veronika entered UC Santa Barbara in the fall of 2013 after attending Westlake High School. She was a pre-Financial Mathematics and Statistics major. While attending UCSB, Veronika joined the Tri Delta Sorority and was a cherished friend to many.

Veronika’s life was prematurely and tragically cut short on May 23, 2014. The Veronika Weiss Memorial Scholarship Fund was established to honor her life and to memorialize her lasting contributions to the UCSB community. The scholarship will allow Veronika’s spirit to live on through future Gauchos who exhibit her compassion, positive attitude, and joy of life.

Next application deadline: February 9, 2018 | Additional Information & Online Application

 

Instructions for Letters of Support

The scholarship applicant you are supporting should direct you to the Memorial Scholarships Letter of Support Form, which will provide additional information about the specific scholarship to which the student is applying. Please tailor your letter to speak to how the applicant fulfills the stated criteria of the scholarship.

Letters of Support are due by the application deadline.