The Chancellor's Scholars Program is a mentorship and leadership development program for students who are recipients of the prestigious Chancellor's Scholarship. The program supports Scholars' UC San Diego experience guided by the several learning outcomes. Through Emeriti mentoring and instruction, UC San Diego Chancellor's Scholars will:
The weekly meetings of the Chancellor's Scholars Program offer Scholars the opportunity to connect with other Scholars, Emeriti Mentors, your instructor, and professional staff. All Chancellor's Scholarship recipients are expected to participate fully in the Chancellor's Scholars Program weekly meetings. The required Thursday evening meetings are designed to develop Scholars leadership and communication skills effectiveness and share information about UC San Diego resources vital to success at UC San Diego. The meetings occur each Thursday throughout the academic year from 5:00-6:20PM, at the UCSD Retirement Resource Center. (Map)
Students who participate fully in the Chancellor's Scholars Program will be recognized at the Center for Student Involvement Leadership Banquet and at the Chancellor's Scholars Program Closing Reception in May, 2016.
Chancellor's Scholars participating in the Emeriti Mentor Program will initiate meetings with their Emeriti faculty mentor on an individual basis. Mentors volunteer their time and are eager to work wtih Scholars, providing both academic and professional counsel. Quarterly "Dream to Reality" workshops during Thursday evening meetings focus on identifying pathways to specialized careers and will focus on a variety of fields including science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) as well as careers affiliated with the social sciences. Dream to Reality sessions are designed so that Emeriti Mentors can share their keen professional advice for making Scholars' career aspirations a reality.