Murphy Family Centennial Scholars Undergraduate Scholarship

With a preference for seniors who are studying Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences or Life Sciences, the Murphy Family Centennial Scholars Undergraduate Scholarship was established in 2017 to support scholarships for UCLA undergraduate students in the College of Letters and Science.

Award
Amount Varies -- not renewable; notification by Mar 18
Deadline
02/26/2024
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you enrolled or planning to enroll in the UCLA College of Letters and Science this coming academic year?
  2. Senior Status
    • Are you entering your senior year at UCLA in the upcoming academic year?
    • Do you expect this next academic year to be your final undergraduate academic year at UCLA?
  3. Study Interest in Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences and/or Life Sciences
    • A) Do you study Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences and/or Life Sciences? (Check all that apply.)
    • B) Are you majoring in Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences and/or a Life Sciences major? (Check all that apply.)
    • C) If your major is a Life Sciences major, which one is it? If your major is not a Life Sciences major, please write 'not applicable.'
  4. What is the source of your interest in Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences and/or the Life Sciences? What aspects and specific areas of the field interest you most, and why? Please describe your current activities in pursuing those studies and what plans and goals you have for the future based on your work to this point.
  5. Please upload a current resume that focuses on your commitment to Earth, Planetary and Space Scienes or Life Sciences (but also gives an overall picture of your activities).
  6. Please write a 150-word bio in third person that focuses on your commitment to Earth, Planetary and Space Scienes or Life Sciences and includes a brief statement of 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 that speaks to your experience, aptitude and achievements in studying Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences and/or Life Sciences. 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.
  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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