UC Santa Barbara students can apply to be ESTEEM Scholars if they meet the following requirements:

  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • enrolled full-time in any of UC Santa Barbara's undergraduate degree programsin engineering: Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering
  • junior or senior status
  • cumulative college GPA of at least 2.8
  • demonstrated financial need (determined by the FAFSA)

For community college students, please consult your college's ESTEEM website for information about eligibility.

ESTEEM does not discriminate based on membership in any demographic group. All students who are academically talented and low-income with demonstrated financial need are eligible for scholarships. All students in good academic standing are welcome to participate in ESTEEM.