Gordon Hein Scholarship (I)

Fellowship details

Application Status
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$9,000 stipend + 1 quarter resident tuition & fees
Period of Funding
Spring Quarter
Citizenship Requirements
No requirement


The Gordon Hein Scholarship provides financial support to graduate students who demonstrate outstanding past academic achievement as well as future promise, have financial need, and are blind or legally blind. Certification by the Disability Services Center is required.

Award Information

This award provides resident fees and a stipend of $9,000 during Spring Quarter of the academic year of the award.  Nonresident supplemental tuition and professional degree supplemental tuition are not included.

Important Dates

Call for Applications:  October 9, 2023
Submission Deadline: 
November 17, 2023

Eligibility Criteria

  • Students must be pursuing a Ph.D. or master’s degree. Students enrolled in self-supporting programs are not eligible
  • Must be in good academic standing
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be blind or legally blind

Application Process

Complete the application form, obtain the signature of the Graduate Associate Dean in your school and combine all materials in a single pdf in the order listed below:
  1. Gordon Hein Scholarship Application Form – with all signatures
  2. S. citizens – apply for FAFSA. International students – submit statement of financial need from faculty advisor or department chair.
  3. Recommendation letter from faculty advisor or department chair
  4. Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  5. Unofficial transcripts through Spring Quarter
  6. Certification (signature on form) from Disability Services Center
To apply, submit these materials using the Gordon Hein Scholarship – Submission Form by November 17, 2023.  Be advised, late or incomplete submissions will not be accepted.


Questions should be directed to Turner Dahl at tdahl@uci.edu.

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