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EMPOWER

Applications for the inaugural EMPOWER cohort (winter/spring 2023) are closed!  Check back in spring/summer 2023 for information about the fall 2024 cohort application deadline.

The EMPOWER Scholars program is sponsored by the National Science Foundation, UC San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering, the Triton Transfer Hub, and the Undergraduate Research Hub. EMPOWER Scholars are transfer engineering students who meet program eligibility requirements and are driven to take major strides toward their engineering careers by utilizing scholarship, mentorship, and academic resources provided to them. Empower Scholars are a supportive cohort aimed to overcome the many challenges transfer students face when working in, through, and out of their engineering degree programs.

Program Information

The EMPOWER Scholars program is sponsored by the National Science Foundation, UC San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering, the Triton Transfer Hub, and the Undergraduate Research Hub. Click below for more information about program benefits and recommended activities.

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How to Apply

Click below to learn more about eligibility requirements and how to apply.

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EMPOWER Contact


Contact: David Artis, PhD

Email: dartis@ucsd.edu