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2019 Scholarship recipients

Find out about the Chicanx/ Latinx Staff Association scholarships.

Jorge Rios Scholarship

2019 Recipients:

  • First Prize: Mario Garibay
  • Second Prize: Belinda Zamacona
  • Third Prize: Carlos Martinez

How to Apply

The scholarship application for the 2020-2021 academic year is now open. To apply for the Jorge Rios Scholarship, download the application and submit it by Sunday, May 30th, 2021.

For questions on the scholarship, you can contact Nydia Lopez at

Who Was Jorge Rios?

Jorge Rios, a great supporter of UCSD's staff associations, passed away suddenly on March 27, 2010. He assisted the associations with program planning and was one of the founders of the Veterans Association at UCSD. Jorge worked 14 years at UC San Diego and was a Senior Personnel Analyst, Equal Opportunity/ Staff Affirmative Action.

How Can You Help?

Donations are requested in his memory for the Jorge Rios CLSA (Chicanx/ Latinx Staff Association) Scholarship Fund.

Make a donation or financial gift to Jorge Rios Scholarship

Contributions can also be sent to:
UC San Diego Foundation Fund #4209
9500 Gilman Drive #0940
La Jolla, CA 92093-0940