Jacques Yeager Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Jacques “Jack” Yeager was a prominent Riverside business leader and UC Berkeley alumnus whose family construction business EL Yeager Construction Co. built many of the freeways and housing developments throughout Southern California. He was highly regarded as a philanthropist, and was especially active in his support for UC Riverside’s engineering program, and for the UC System, serving as a member of the Board of Regents from 1988-1994.This memorial scholarship was established in 2016 following Jacque’s passing at age 94 by his close friend of more than 50 years, Henry W. Coil, Jr., in recognition of his commitment to education and to Riverside.
Basic requirements and reviewer notes:
Cumulative GPA required: 3.5
Financial need required: No
Student activities, volunteer work required: None required
Other special requirements: Applicant must be transferring to UC Berkeley or UC Riverside as an engineering major.