The UCLA Financial Aid and Scholarships Registered Student Application is open year round.

Each year, a new application cycle will begin after freshman admissions decisions in mid-to-late March. However, priority consideration for 2023-24 academic year awards is given to students who submit their general application by the preceding June 30.

Beginning in March 2022, we now have the ability to retain your responses to all questions for upcoming cycles, that do not require annual confirmation of participation in UCLA activities and programs. Please review any prior responses, to confirm all your information is still up-to-date, as outdated information will impact your award eligibility.

To apply for scholarships:

  • Registered UCLA students may login via the blue β€œSIGN IN” button, using your MyUCLA login credentials.
  • Complete the general application questions and submit. [Additional information available in the UCLA student information system will also be automatically included in the scholarship profile to increase your opportunities. Click on the β€œAPPLICANT RECORD” button in the lower left, to review this information.]
  • If presented with additional questions that are needed to match your profile with various scholarships: Submit your general application, and then proceed to answer these supplemental questions, if you wish to be considered for these scholarships.
  • Submit your application by the posted scholarship application deadline!! All deadlines are 11:59 PM Pacific time of the date noted.
  • If you are awarded a scholarship, you will receive a notification via your UCLA email within 3 business days.
  • If you are awarded a scholarship that requires post-acceptance materials, especially a donor thank you, please respond within two weeks.

UCLA strongly enforces a fair and equitable scholarship review process. Any applicant or family member who attempts to influence the review process will be removed from consideration for that scholarship. Applicants should always contact financial aid with any questions about their financial aid, an awarding opportunity, or the application.

Please check the UCLA scholarship portal frequently. Scholarship opportunities are updated and added regularly, and may require you to supply additional information to be considered for them.


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