PALiISaDS
Pacific Alliance for Low-income Inclusion in Statistics and Data Science

Incoming California Community College Transfers

Program Dates: August 15, 2024 - May 15, 2027

Application Deadline: Monday, April 22, 2024, 11:59pm
Please note: This application is for students currently enrolled at a California Community College who have applied to transfer to one of the PALiISaDS institutions in eligible statistics or data science majors/minors by Fall 2024 or earlier. If you are currently enrolled at one of the PALiISaDS institutions, please go to the PALiISaDS website for the correct application link for your current institution.

Required Application Materials: Eligibility Requirements:

To be eligible for PALiISaDS, students must be:
  1. Eligible for the Federal Pell Grant program.
  2. Applied to transfer to one of the following PALiISaDS institutions in one of the eligible majors:
    • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo: Statistics BS
    • California State University, East Bay: Statistics BS
    • California State University, Monterey Bay: Statistics BS
    • San Diego State University: Statistics BS
    • University of California, Irvine: Data Science BS
    • University of California, Santa Barbara: Statistics and Data Science BS
  3. A U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or refugee.
  4. Enrolled full-time with an expected graduation year during the 2025-26 academic year.


This first page is your application. It must be filled out completely. You will not be able to save a partial application and return to it later. After submitting, you will be directed to a new page where you can view the status of your application materials and provide your short responses, CV/resume, and unofficial transcripts.

Please avoid using autofill, as it can erroneously fill in fields.

Student Information
First Name Last Name Birthdate
School Email
Personal Email - One that you will always have regardless of where you study or work Cell Phone - Make sure it is one where we can always reach you
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Current Local Contact Information
Address City State Zip
Permanent Contact Information
Address City State Zip
Current Community College
If you currently attend more than one community college: Under "Name of School" please list the schools in order from most to least units completed. Then, for the rest of this section, please only provide information on the school where you have taken the most units.

Name of School City
US State/Territory
Major
Year First Enrolled at Current School Number of total community college units completed Unweighted Cumulative GPA - Must be reported to 2 decimal places
Expected Transfer Year (the year you will start your new school) Expected Transfer Term (the quarter or semester you will start your new school) Which of the following PALiISaDS institutions and intended majors did you apply to transfer to? Select all that apply.
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo: Statistics BS
California State University, East Bay: Statistics BS
California State University, Monterey Bay: Statistics BS
San Diego State University: Statistics BS
University of California, Irvine: Data Science BS
University of California, Santa Barbara: Statistics and Data Science BS
I did not apply to transfer to any of the above schools and majors

Expected University Graduation Year Expected University Graduation Term
Employment/Volunteer Experience
Do you have current or prior work experience? It may be paid or volunteer. Please include ONLY non-scientific work.
Yes
No
Programming Experience
Do you know any statistical/computer programming languages, such as Python, R, SAS, Java, C++, or Matlab?
Yes
No

Additional Information
How did you hear about PALiISaDS?
Club or Organization
Email
From a recruitment presentation
From my professor
Peers
Poster on campus
Social Media
Other:
Demographic Information
Continued funding for our programs depends on our ability to provide complete and accurate demographic information for reporting purposes to funding agencies. Your name will not be associated with your responses when reporting this information externally.

Which of the following represents your status in the US?
I am a US citizen
I am a US permanent resident
I am a refugee
I am an international student
None of the above

What is your gender identity?
Woman
Man
I identify as:
Decline to state

Are you of Hispanic/Latinx origin?
Yes
No
Unknown
Decline to state

Which of the following best describes your race? You may hover over each term for a definition. Select all that apply. For example, if you are of Hispanic/Latinx origin, you may be a mix of American Indian/Alaska Native as well as Caucasian. If you are not of Hispanic/Latinx origin, you may still be a mix of American Indian/Alaska Native as well as Caucasian. You may select "Unknown" if your race is unknown to you.
American Indian/Alaska Native Includes all indigenous people of North, Central, and South America

Asian Includes all indigenous people of East Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Indian subcontinent

Black Includes all indigenous people of Africa

Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Includes all indigenous people of Pacific Islands, including Hawaii, Guam, Fiji, Philippines, Tonga, and Samoa

Caucasian Includes all indigenous people of Europe and Middle Eastern countries, including Spain, Italy, and Portugal

Unknown Your ancestry is unknown to you

Decline to state

What language(s) did you grow up speaking in your home?





Do you have any disabilities, defined as a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities?
Yes
No
Decline to state

Are you a veteran of the US Armed Forces?
Yes
No
Decline to state
Which of the following programs have you ever participated in?
Advancement via Individual Determination (AVID)
California Alliance for Minority Participation (CAMP)
Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)
McNair Scholars Program
Mathematics, Engineering, and Science Achievement (MESA)
Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)
Science Fair
Smithsonian Scholars Program
University of California Leadership Excellence through Advanced Degrees (UC LEADS)
I have not participated in any of the above programs.
Decline to state

Do you qualify for a free or reduced lunch?
Yes
No
Unknown
Decline to state

Which of the following apply to you?







Are you from a single parent home?
Yes
No
Decline to state

Have you ever been in the foster care system?
Yes
No
Decline to state

Please provide the education level of the parents/guardians who you have lived with. You can enter up to 4 by clicking "Add another parent/guardian".
  1. Education Level of Parent/Guardian #1

Will you be the first generation in your family to earn a bachelor's degree? (If your parents/guardians did not earn a bachelor's degree, then you are first-generation.)
Yes
No
Unknown
Decline to state


Please go through your form and be sure it is completely and correctly filled out. Incomplete application forms cannot be submitted. You will know your form was successfully submitted if once you click "Continue", you are taken to your profile page where you can submit the rest of your application materials. All application materials must be submitted by the deadline for your application to be considered. You will also receive a confirmation e-mail with a copy of your application form. If you are not taken to your profile page, your application was not properly submitted. Please contact portals@csep.ucsb.edu if you experience any technical issues with this application system. Please contact (pstat-paliisads-transfer-applicants@ucsb.edu) for questions about the program.