Early Start Scholarship

To apply for an ESP scholarship, you will need to submit:

  • Scholarship Application (download)

  • Your Official Transcript - 3.5 GPA in area A-G Requirements

  • Proof of California Residency (Transcripts must show current California address)

  • 2 Recommenders – Letter/Questionnaire from Teacher (download) or Counselor/Principal (download)

  • Personal Statement – In a 500 word maximum essay, discuss your goals, values and reasons for wanting to attend the program.

  • Copy of Parent(s)/or Guardian(s) complete 1040 Tax Return and W2 for 2018

Scholarships to the Early Start Program are limited and based on financial need and academic excellence. Submit all application materials via


Office of Summer Sessions
Early Start Program
2214 SAASB
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-2010

Scholarship Application Deadline — April 15, 2019
For questions, please call, 805-893-7053 or email info@summer.ucsb.edu