The UC Merced Continuing Student Scholarship Application filing period begins February 1st and ends March 2nd of each year.

To begin applying for scholarships, sign in using your my.UCMerced.edu web uPortal username and password. If you need help with your Login or password, please click on trouble signing in.

System Administrators
Please sign in using your UCM Login and password. If you need assistance, please click on trouble signing in.

Staff / Faculty and Scholarship Committee Reviewers
Log in using the References and Reviewers Tab above.


To access your Reference or Reviewer account, sign in with your Blackbaud ID (BBID) using the email address where you received your invitation.

If you don’t have a Blackbaud ID, click Continue with Blackbaud ID then select Sign Up and follow the steps to create one. The sign up is a one-time process. Once you have signed up, you will be able to sign in with your new Blackbaud ID.

If you need to recover your password or you have not yet received an email confirming your account, see trouble signing in.