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Important Updates

  • In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, Financial Aid and Scholarships will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2024.
  • The Department of Education has announced they will send information from the 2024-25 FAFSA to schools in mid-March. This may result in a delay in financial aid packaging and offers for the 2024-25 academic year. While awaiting your financial aid offer, we encourage you to utilize the UC Davis Financial Aid Estimator to estimate your potential aid.

Alan Pattee Scholarship

Tuition Fee Waiver

In 1970 Assembly Bill 338, or the Alan Pattee Scholarship Act, was passed by the 1970 California Legislative Session. Under this act, an eligible University of California student who is a surviving spouse or surviving child of a deceased person who meets all of the following requirements may be eligible for an exemption towards mandatory systemwide tuition and fees and mandatory campus-based fees.  

In order to meet the eligibility requirement of the Alan Pattee Scholarship, the applicant must be a University of California student, and the surviving child or spouse of a deceased person who meets all the following requirements: 

  • Was a resident of California*
  • Was employed by a public agency, or was a contractor, or an employee of a contractor, performing services for a public agency**
  • Had principal duties consisting of active law enforcement service or active fire suppression and prevention**
  • Passed away in the performance of active law enforcement, or active fire suppression and prevention duties, or died as a result of an accident or injury incurred in the performance of those duties**

The surviving spouse or child of the employee, contractor, or an employee of a contractor, performing services for a public agency must also:

If you have additional questions regarding this tuition fee waiver, please contact Financial Aid and Scholarships.

*Please submit a copy of the death certificate.
**Based on a letter of support from the employer.