News & Events
NEWS, EVENTS & WORKSHOPS
*Constitution Day is September 17: Visit the UC Website for information about this important U.S. historical document.
*2014-2015 Campus Child Care Funding Program: Applications are now available online (Fact Sheet).The Graduate Student Child Care Grant (GSCCG) provides $900 per quarter regardless of financial need. Additional funding also available.
*Student Loan Interest Rates Increased July 1: The U.S. Department of Education announced interest rates for student loans made after July 1, 2014. The rate on federal Direct Loans for graduate/professional students increased from 5.41% to 6.21%. The rate on federal Graduate PLUS Direct Loans increased from 6.41% 7.21%.
* California Veteran's Dependents Educational Assistance Program (CDVA) (ongoing)
* Various opportunities for specific-year M.D. students - Deadline is noon, Sept 22:
Class of 2015 > Blumenfeld Scholarship, Deans Fund Scholarship, Demmond-Robertson Scholarship, Lum & Dere Scholarship
Class of 2016 > Deans Fund Scholarship, Demmond-Robertson Scholarship
Class of 2017 > Deans Fund Scholarship, SAFE Credit Union Scholarship
Class of 2018 > SAFE Credit Union Scholarship
All medical students> Habbas Scholarship, Israel Scholarship, Fong Scholarship, Reed Scholarship, Toombs Scholarship
SPECIAL HOTEL RATES FOR USMLE CLINICAL SKILLS (CS) EXAMINEES
To assist students with travel costs for the CS exam, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has negotiated a special rate for examinees at hotels within close proximity of each of the exam sites. Please note that some of the hotels have listed blackout dates during which the negotiated rates are not applicable. Visit the AAMC Web site for details and reservations.