Since 1936, UCLA Alumni have supported our newest Bruins through Alumni Scholarships. If you have demonstrated academic excellence, powerful leadership and a desire to effect positive change, apply to become an Alumni Scholar!
Eligibility: Incoming Freshman & Community College Transfer students (See specific requirements below)
*Additional need-based grants are available to students who demonstrate financial need as determined by the Alumni Scholarships Program and the Financial Aid Office. You may receive up to $5,000 for your first year in addition to your scholarship award.
Freshman Alumni Scholarships
Deadline: February 27, 2015, 11:59 PM PST
Community College Transfer Alumni Scholarships
Deadline: May 1, 2015, 11:59 PM PST
By completing one application, you will be considered to receive one of the many scholarships provided through the Alumni Scholarships Program:
Freshman Alumni Scholarships are awarded through an application screening and interview process by alumni volunteers. Scholarship awards are divided into equal annual installments to be paid over four years. Deadline: February 27, 2015
Regional Interviews: April 4-5, 2015
National Finals Competition: Every April, top-scoring scholarship applicants participate in a competition at UCLA to potentially increase their base scholarship award up to $20,000 paid over four years. This competition is a 30-year tradition of the Alumni Scholarships Program. 2015 Competition: April 25 & 26, 2015
Community College Transfer Alumni Scholarships (CCTS) are for students transferring to UCLA from a Community College.
Scholarships are awarded through an application screening process by alumni volunteers. The scholarship award is divided into equal annual installments to be paid over two years. Deadline: May 1, 2015Requirements
Bunche Alumni Scholarships recognize and support UCLA students from historically underrepresented backgrounds. This scholarship continues the legacy of Dr. Ralph J. Bunche `27, who was class valedictorian, a Nobel Peace Prize winner and a founder of the United Nations.
Is your parent or guardian a Bruin? The UCLA Alumni Legacy Scholarship is for academically talented undergraduate students who have a parent or guardian that is a UCLA degree holder. The applicant must be admitted to UCLA under the standard admissions process.
Want to join us in sunny California? Out-of-State Scholarships provide an outstanding opportunity for highly accomplished students from outside California to fund their UCLA education. The Out-of-State Alumni Scholarship is awarded through an application screening process with some regions requiring a local interview. The award is divided into equal annual installments to be paid over four years.
Out-of-State Scholarships are funded by UCLA alumni networks and generous philanthropic support of alumni throughout the country.
Being an Alumni Scholar is more than just receiving a scholarship. Scholars are involved in campus events and organizations, increase their connections to the university, build their leadership skills at UCLA and stay involved as alumni. Benefits include: