H. Pike Oliver Scholarship in Public Affairs

The H. Pike Oliver Scholarship in Public Affairs will support underrepresented students with an interest in addressing complex cross disciplinary issues related to urban and regional development. Scholarship will primarily support students participating in the UCLA Global Internship Program, Quarter in Washington (UCDC) Program, UC Center Sacramento, or DC Summer Fellows Program in Spring 2023 or Summer 2023.

ELIGIBILITY for Winter 2023 Applicants:

  • Must be a current Public Affairs major. Continuing and incoming Transfer Students are eligible to apply.
  • Demonstrate financial need based on FAFSA and UCLA Financial Aid Office
  • Transfer, CA Dream Act, and Visa students are eligible.


  • Up to $1,500

*Priority will be given to new applicants, but past awardees are welcome to apply.
*In some cases, final award amounts may be adjusted for indirect costs and/or taxes. Awards may also affect the students’ financial aid packages. In all cases, students who are awarded are strongly encouraged to discuss possible financial aid impact with UCLA Financial Aid Office.

up to $1,500
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please indicate which Luskin undergraduate program you are pursuing
  2. Indicate your intended degree candidacy term (i.e. the quarter you plan to complete all degree requirements).
    • a. Select your intended degree candidacy term.
    • b. If you selected “Other” write your intended degree candidacy term in the space below.
  3. What are your career and/or graduate/professional school aspirations? How will the public affairs major and this specific internship enhance your career and future goals, especially as they relate to urban and regional development. (Your response should be 300-500 words.)