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Conference Funding Support

Warren College encourages outstanding Warren students to present their research papers and projects at educational and professional conferences. Warren College students can apply for funding support of up to $250 per student that can be used to subsidize travel and registration expenses associated with attending conferences. Warren students from all majors are eligible to apply. Applications will be evaluated by the Warren College Provost’s Office. The applicant must secure a brief letter of support from a UCSD faculty sponsor who should email the letter to

Funding will be awarded via reimbursement; receipts must be submitted to the Warren College Provost’s Office after the applicant attends the conference.

The 2019-2020 Conference Funding Application is now available. APPLY TODAY!

TRELS and Warren College Study Abroad Scholarships

The Triton Research and Experiential Learning Scholars (TRELS) Scholarship is open to all UCSD students participating in a study abroad program. The Warren College Study Abroad Scholarship is open to Warren College students participating in a study abroad program starting Summer or Fall 2019. You can find more information about the requirements and the applications by clicking below.

Undergraduate Research Scholarships

DEADLINE: The 2019-2020 applications will be available soon.  Keep checking back for updates.

Warren College encourages outstanding Warren students to engage in scholarly research and creative or artistic experimentation and supports these efforts through the Triton Research and Experiential Learning Scholars (TRELS) program. These scholarships provide stipends of up to $1,000 per quarter and $5,000 per summer to conduct independent research under faculty mentorship.  Warren students from all majors are eligible to apply. U.S. citizenship is not a requirement.  For more information, visit the TRELS Program website.

Recipients of the 2016-2017 Undergraduate Research Scholarships

Farshid Bazmandegan
Major: Visual Arts

Rachel Bilchak
Major: Anthropology & Public Health
"Ceramic Comparisons of the Tiwanaku Empire in Ancient Peru"

Albert Chan
Major: Chemical Engineering
"Synthesis of Composite Polymer Electrolyte PVDF-HFP/LiPF6"

Elizabeth Izhikevich
Major: Computer Science, B.S.
"Quantifying the Variability of Human Brain Oscillations"

Allison Kubo
Major: Earth Science
"The Relationship Between Continental Flood Basalts and Mass Extinction Events"

Andy Ma
Major: Mechanical Engineering
"Degradation of Porous Silicon Infused in Polymer-based Nanofibers"

Yajur Maker
Major: Bioengineering
"Development of Biodegradable Implants for Orthopedic Applications"

Thomas Spencer
Major: Aerospace Engineering
"Modeling Thunniform Propulsion through Biomimetic Additive Manufacturing Techniques"

Kanyanat (Natalie) Tongprasearth
Major: Cognitive Science
"The Subiculum: Neurological Computation of Spatial Relations in Navigation"

Treysi Vargas Ramos
Major: Human Biology
"Metformin: Medicated Remodeling of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma"

Emanuel Vasquez
Major: Bioengineering: Biotechnology
"Tetrode Making Machine"

Recipients of the 2015-2016 Undergraduate Research Scholarships

Amanda Beck
Major: Bioengineering
"Ergonomics in Surgery: Applying Physiological Monitoring and Image Processing to Avoid Injuries"

Elizabeth Izhikevich
Major: Computer Science B.S.
"Using Data Science for Organelle Reconstruction"

Aswini Krishnan
Major: Bioengineering
"The Role of Electronic Cigarettes in the Pathogenesis of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma"

Walter Thavarajah
Major: Bioengineering: Biotechnology
"Identification of In Vitro Rate Limiting Steps Via Metabolic Pathway Control"

Recipients of the 2014-2015 Undergraduate Research Scholarships

Tik-Chee Cheng
Major: Bioengineering: Biotechnology
“Measurement and Analysis of Sarcomere Length and Lattice Spacing in Cardiomyocytes after Applied Biaxial Strain”

Nhat-Dang Do
Major: History
“Confederate States of Palestine: An Alternative Approach to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict”

Manikantan Ramesh
Major: Nanoengineering
“Coating Drug-Loaded Nanoparticles with Cancer Cell Membrane to Selectively Target Tumors”

Kunal Sampat
Major: Human Biology
“Neuroprotection in Huntington's Disease Through Transcriptional Modification”

Cristian Virrueta
Major: Earth Science
“Methane Systematics of a Strike-Slip Boundary”

Trevor Zandi
Major: Computer Science (Bioinformatics)
“Computational Design of the Third Variable Loop of HIV-1 gp120/scaffold chimera”

Hao Zheng
Major: General Chemistry
“NF2 Regulates MicroRNAs Responsible for Tumor Initiating Ability in Vestibular Schwannoma”