Empowerment and Opportunities Fund (EOF) Scholarships are available for California residents who need to complete their degrees via Open University or wish to enhance their professional skill-set via PaCE Certificate offerings. Deserving Open University applicants will be selected in conjunction with L&S Advising. Deserving PaCE Certificate applicants will be selected by PaCE.
Scholarship for Professional Courses Application Here
Frequently Asked Questions: Professional Courses
PaCE scholarships are reserved to UCSB Students, as well as all residents of Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Ventura and Kern counties.
Spring 2020 Quarter Scholarships
Deadline: March 13, 2020
Response by: March 20, 2020
Fall 2020 Quarter Scholarships
Deadline: September 11, 2020
Response by: September 18, 2020
I’ve already paid for my course, can I get a scholarship now?
You are welcome to apply. If you qualify, we will refund the amount of the scholarship by the response date above.
Scholarships cover 100% of the course cost up to $600.
Are scholarships available for online courses?
Yes, blended and online courses are eligible for scholarships as long as residence requirements are met.
My course/program has other forms of scholarship available. Can I apply for PaCE scholarship as well?
Scholarships are not cumulative. Only one type of scholarship can be used at a time.