Congresswoman Lynn Schenk Capstone Scholarship in Public Affairs

The Congresswoman Lynn Schenk Capstone Scholarship was established to support students completing the required B.A. in Public Affairs experiential learning capstone opportunity during their senior year.

AWARD DETAILS

ELIGIBILITY:
To be eligible to apply to the Congresswoman Lynn Schenk Capstone Scholarship students must meet the following criteria:
(1) Must be a declared as Public Affairs major in their junior or senior year
(2) Must be pursuing one of the following public affairs experiential learning capstone experience pathways:

  • Be participating in UC Center Sacramento, Quarter in Washington (UCDC) Program, UCLA Global Internship Program, or Summer DC Fellows Program, and have been approved to satisfy the public affairs capstone seminar course, PUB AFF 187A, with coursework completed through these programs

Transfer, CA Dream Act, and Visa students are eligible.

Eligibility Criteria for Winter 2024 Applicants:
To be eligible to apply to the Congresswoman Lynn Schenk Capstone Scholarship in Winter 2024, students must meet the following criteria:
(1) Must be a declared as Public Affairs major.
(2) Must be pursuing one of the following public affairs experiential learning capstone experience pathways:

  • Be participating in UC Center Sacramento, Quarter in Washington (UCDC) Program, UCLA Global Internship Program, or Summer DC Fellows Program, during Spring 2024 or Summer 2024, and have been approved to satisfy the public affairs capstone seminar course, PUB AFF 187A, with coursework completed through one of these programs.

Transfer, CA Dream Act, and Visa students are eligible.

AWARD AMOUNT:

  • Up to $2000 for students participating in UC Center Sacramento, Quarter in Washington (UCDC) Program, UCLA Global Internship Program, or Summer DC Fellows Program.

IMPORTANT POLICIES:

  • 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.

Award
Up to $2000
Deadline
02/12/2024
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please discuss 1) How your Public Affairs coursework, professional or volunteer work, or personal experiences have prepared you to work in the field of Public Affairs and 2) What skills you hope to develop in a community-based internship. (Your response should be 300-500 words.)