Heather L. Kase Endowed Scholarship

The Heather L Kase Endowed Scholarship was established in 2000, to support full-time undergraduate students, with preference to those of the Jewish faith who maintain a 3.0 minimum GPA and can demonstrate financial need and/or academic potential or excellence.

Award
$3000 -- not renewable; notification by May 24
Deadline
02/26/2024
Supplemental Questions
  1. Relationship to Jewish Faith
    • Do you consider yourself to be of Jewish faith?
    • Please explain the history and current status of your relationship to the Jewish faith. If you do not consider yourself to be of Jewish faith, please write 'not applicable.'
  2. Academic Research
    • Do you plan to enroll in a PhD program in the future?
    • Do you plan to publish academic research in the future?
    • Have you ever published academic research or presented it at a conference?
    • If you have published or presented academic research, please describe the experience briefly.
  3. What are your academic and future goals and how would this scholarship help you achieve them?
  4. Please upload an official or unofficial UCLA transcript and/or official or unofficial transcripts for all colleges or universities that you have attended.
  5. Means to Demonstrate Financial Need
    • Do you expect your FAFSA or Dream Act Application to demonstrate financial need or, if not, can you demonstrate financial need by other, verifiable means?
    • If you do not expect your FAFSA or Dream Act Application to demonstrate financial need, but can demonstrate it by other, verifiable means, please briefly explain. If you do expect your FAFSA or Dream Act Application to demonstrate financial need, you may simply write 'not applicable.'
  6. If you do not expect your FAFSA or Dream Act Application to demonstrate financial need, but can do so by other, verifiable means, please upload any documentation that you might have for that. PLEASE NOTE: THE SYSTEM ONLY ACCEPTS A SINGLE FILE FOR UPLOAD, SO IF YOU HAVE MULTIPLE DOCUMENTS TO SUBMIT, YOU WILL NEED TO COMBINE THEM INTO A SINGLE FILE BEFORE SUBMITTING.
  7. Please write a 150-word bio in third person that summarizes your key academic interests and experiences and includes a brief statement of your intended major/minor and current career goals.
  8. Please upload a current resume that focuses on your academic achievements.
  9. 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 academic achievements and potential. If the recommender can also speak to your activities or involvements related to the Jewish faith, that would be a plus, though not necessary. 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.
  10. 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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