Shell Family Centennial Scholarship Matching

The Shell Family Centennial Scholarship was established in 2019 to support undergraduate students in the Luskin School of Public Affairs that have declared the Public Affairs major and have demonstrated financial need. Students admitted into the Public Affairs major, including incoming transfer students, may apply.


  • 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 $6,000


  • 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 $6,000
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please discuss how your Public Affairs coursework, professional or volunteer work, or personal experiences have prepared you to work in the field of Public Affairs. For students completing the experiential learning capstone in 2024-2025, what skills do you hope to develop in a community-based internship. (Your response should be 300-500 words.)