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Triton Research & Experiential
Learning Scholars (TRELS)

Sponsored by the Colleges and Academic Enrichment Programs, Triton Research & Experiential Learning Scholars (TRELS) is a program that seeks to empower students pursuing intellectual opportunities beyond the classroom, by providing support in the form of funding and mentorship.  There are four main initiatives supported through TRELS:

1.) TRELS quarterly awards

2.) TRELS summer research program

3.) TRELS study abroad scholarship

4.) TRELS travel funding

TRELS Quarterly Award

The TRELS quarterly awards support students pursuing research and experiential learning opportunities during the Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters of the academic year. Applicants can be of any class standing, pursuing any major, and of any citizenship status. All applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA. Students who receive a TRELS quarterly award will earn a $1,000 stipend.

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TRELS Summer Research Program

The TRELS summer research program supports students pursuing research and experiential learning opportunities during the summer session. Applicants can be of any class standing, pursuing any major, and of any citizenship status. All applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA. Students who participate in the TRELS summer research program will earn a $5,000 stipend.

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TRELS Study Abroad

The TRELS study abroad scholarship supports students seeking financial support for their study abroad programs.

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TRELS Travel Funding

TRELS travel funding supports students presenting their research at conferences outside of the San Diego area.  To apply, students should follow the process for their specific college:

Sixth: complete application form here and email it to sixthprovost@ucsd.edu

ERC: submit application online here under “Funds for Conference Travel” section

Warren: complete application form here and email it to waprovost@ucsd.edu

Marshall: email tmcprovost@ucsd.edu to request more information

Muir: email muirprov@ucsd.edu to request more information

Revelle: submit application online here

Eligibility for TRELS travel funding is not limited to students who have participated in other TRELS initiatives, but rather is open to all students.

Contact Us

Triton Research & Experiential
Learning Scholars (TRELS)Academic Enrichment Programs logo

Contact: Tyler Rogers
Email: tjrogers@ucsd.edu
Zoom Appointment: https://calendly.com/tjrogers_ucsd
Location: Student Center Building B, 1st Floor (please check in at AEP front desk)