Student Resources

Academic Enrichment & Career

Academic Enrichment Programs
AEP offers UCSD undergraduates the opportunity to obtain valuable research-oriented academic preparation in virtually any academic major including science, math, engineering, social sciences and the arts and humanities.

Academic Internship Program
UC San Diego's Academic Internship Program offers students an opportunity to apply their academic knowledge and analytical skills in diverse professional settings while earning academic credit.

The Dine-With-a-Prof program allow undergraduate students to dine with one of their esteemed faculty members for free!

Experiential Learning Resources
Broaden your knowledge through first-hand experiences offered by UCSD and the community (internships, community service, fellowships, etc.).

Honors Program in Religion
The Study of Religion honors program offers students who have excelled in the major the opportunity to research and write a thesis. The program is highly recommended for students who are planning to do graduate study in any discipline.

Religion on the Web

Study Abroad

UCCS Journalism Program
The UCCS Journalism Program is offered during summer. Students gain the skills of a seasoned reporter by interning for 24-40 hours/ week at media organizations that report on California government and politics.

UCCS Policy Program
Students from all UC campuses may enroll in the Policy Program to gain first-hand knowledge of California's public policy challenges and processes. The program is offered every quarter and in the summer.
Networking with alumni.

UCSD Research Experience & Applied Learning Portal (REAL) 
The REAL undergraduate research portal offers research, internship, international, service learning, entrepreneurial, leadership, and other co-curricular opportunities that help students build real-world skills by applying knowledge gained in the classroom.
Career exploration.

Undergraduate Seminar Programs
One-unit seminars that allow students to explore ideas with faculty members on many subjects.


Audeamus Journal
Offers undergraduate honors students of the UC system an opportunity to publish their work. Audeamus is open to any written or visual work.

Conference for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH)
The purpose of this conference is to recognize research done in the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities, as well as to encourage UC San Diego undergraduates. The conference is free and open to the public, but registration is required. 

Intermountain West Journal of Religious Studies
The Intermountain West Journal of Religious Studies, affiliated with the Religious Studies program at Utah State University, accepts article submissions and book reviews from undergraduate and graduate students.

The Equilibrium - Warren College Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Research Journal
Any undergraduate student attending UCSD is allowed to submit their research. Additionally, students who have already graduated, but still wish to publish their research, are invited to submit their work, as long as submissions pertain to research done as an undergraduate.


See also: Financial Aid Office scholarship directory.

Iranian-American Scholarship Fund
The Iranian-American Scholarship Fund (IASF) is a volunteer-administered, non-profit organization which provides scholarships to full-time students of Iranian heritage attending undergraduate and graduate schools in the United States who exhibit academic excellence, as well as financial need and a commitment to community service.

Warren College Undergraduate Research Scholarship
UCSD Warren College Undergraduate Research Scholarships encourage outstanding Warren students to engage in scholarly research and creative or artistic experimentation.

William Denman Scholarship
A one-year award of up to $2,000 for outstanding Philosophy, Comparative Religions, or International Relations majors.

Graduate Study

UCSD Career Services: Consider Graduate Study
Resources to help you determine if an advanced degree is right for you and how to prepare and apply.

Preparing for Graduate Study at UC
A four-year roadmap for freshman who are considering graduate study.

Harvard Diversity and Explorations Program (DivEx)
A three-day program for college undergraduates who have a commitment to diversity and social justice and who are considering careers in ministry or other fields in which the study of religion, theology, and ethics would be an asset. DivEx is free. Harvard provides housing, all meals, and airline, bus, or train transportation to and from Boston.

UC Graduate Programs in Religion

UC San Diego: Jewish Studies

UC Santa Barbara: Global & International Studies with Emphasis in Global Culture, Ideology, & Religion

UC Santa Barbara: Religious Studies

UC Riverside: Religious Studies

UC Berkeley: Buddhist Studies

UC Davis: Study of Religion

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