UCLA College Continuing Student Scholarship Program

For continuing undergraduate students with a major in the UCLA College who demonstrate financial need and carry a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA, the UCLA College Continuing Student Scholarship Program was established in 2022 to provide multiple scholarship awards each year. Awardees must be enrolled full-time. PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS AWARD IS FOR STUDENTS WHO WILL BE ENROLLED AT UCLA DURING AY 2025-26.

Application Procedure:

  • Answer additional scholarship question(s).
  • Provide a letter of recommendation from a UCLA faculty member, instructor, counselor or administrator.

Amount Varies -- not renewable; notification by May 23, 2025
Supplemental Questions
  1. Did you graduate from a California public high school?
  2. Were you born in the United States?
  3. Extracurricular Involvement
    • Are you currently involved in at least one extracurricular activity in the greater Los Angeles community and/or at UCLA?
    • If yes, please list the activity or activities along with your position
  4. How have your community and extracurricular activities influenced your interests? How would this scholarship enhance your UCLA experience and extracurricular activities, and help you achieve your goals? OR What are your current academic activities, plans and goals? How would this scholarship help you achieve your academic goals?
  5. Please upload a current resume.
  6. Please write a 150-word bio in third person that summarizes your key interests and experiences and includes a brief statement of your intended major/minor and current career goals.
  7. LETTER OF REFERENCE: Please provide the name and email of someone (not a peer or family member) who will provide a letter of reference on your behalf. Be sure to obtain permission from your recommender before submitting their name and email address. Your recommender will automatically receive a link prompting them to upload the recommendation via the UCLA Scholarship Portal. In case of issues, contact Mac Harris, Associate Director of Operations for the Center for Scholarships and Scholar Enrichment at mharris@college.ucla.edu.
  8. Please provide the best cell phone number (nine digits with no dashes, spaces or parentheses) for the UCLA Center for Scholarships and Scholar Enrichment to contact you regarding your scholarship if necessary.
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