Selection Criteria

Must Meet the Following Criteria


  • Must be currently enrolled at UCSC with a minimum of 12 units during Fall, Winter and Spring quarters.
  • Must be an EOP student. 
  • Must be in financial hardship and have exhausted all forms of financial aid (including subsidized and unsubsidized loans) excluding parent loans and the Dream loan.
  • All books awarded in prior quarters must be turned. 
  • Must utilize an EOP service in the concurrent quarter, (i.e. meet with a EOP Counselor, PAL, or GIA).