Los Angeles Chapter of the Links, Inc. Undergraduate Scholarship Endow at UCLA

The Los Angeles Chapter of the Links Endowed Undergraduate Scholarship to support UCLA College undergraduates, with preference to African American students who have financial need and display leadership qualities and a demonstrated commitment to community service, was established in 2000.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicant must have a grade point average of 3.0 or above and;
  • Applicant must submit an essay of at least 500 words, subject of which will be: “How will you use your education to improve the quality of life in your community?”
  • Applicants must agree to attend one Links meeting and/or one Links function (function fee to be paid by the Links) to be determined by the Links each year.
  • Applicants must enroll in a major in the UCLA College of Letters and Science.

Preference will be given to students who are African American with demonstrated financial need, display leadership qualities and consistently have demonstrated a commitment to community service.

Award
$1,000 -- not automatically renewable, must re-apply; notification by July 31
Deadline
05/18/2021
Supplemental Questions
  1. I hereby agree to attend one Links meeting and/or one Links function (function fee to be paid by the Links) to be determined by the Links each year that I hold the scholarship.
  2. How will you use your education to improve the quality of life in your community?
  3. Please upload a current resume with a 150-word bio that focuses on your leadership and community service experience and includes a brief statement of current career goals.
  4. Have you filed the FAFSA?
  5. LETTER OF REFERENCE: Please provide the name and email of an instructor, counselor or administrator 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. It is critical that the recommender meet the deadline or the portal will close and your application will be considered incomplete. NOTE: IF YOU ENCOUNTER DIFFICULTIES SECURING A LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION DUE TO THE PANDEMIC, please contact Mac Harris (Student Affairs Officer for the UCLA Scholarship Resource Center) at mharris@college.ucla.edu.