UCLA Scholarships for First-Year Students

Deadline    Scholarship Name Scholarship Description
6/30 Acacia Fraternity Frank H. Reinsch Memorial
Preference to sons, daughters, grandsons, or granddaughters of Acacia Fraternity members or Freemasons. $5,000 per year. Recipients of the Acacia Scholarship may renew the award each year until graduation if they remain in good academic standing. A maximum of eight Acacia Scholarships at UCLA are awarded each academic year. Any eligible undergraduate may apply for the award in any year (freshman through senior.) Funding is renewable through the senior year only.
6/30 Leah Bettleman Scholarship Entering first-year students with high financial need and high school GPA between 3.5 and 3.9 (on an 4.0 scale).
4/6 D. Lewis and Lynn Bosley Mingori Undergraduate Scholarship Available for entering first year students in Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, or entering first year students with select majors within the UCLA College of Letters and Sciences or the UCLA School of Arts and Architecture, with preference to students who are high school seniors graduating from Alexander Hamilton High School. If there are no qualified students from Hamilton, then preference shall be given to LAUSD graduates.
6/30 Clay Trust Honors Scholarship Available for entering first year students majoring in physical science who demonstrate financial need and are eligible to participate in College Honors.
4/8 Thelma L.
Entering first-year students from University High School in West Los Angeles only. Award provides full amount of California resident tuition and room and board fees at UCLA.
5/15 Myrtle Hickey De Luce Scholarship UCLA undergraduates, with preference to students who graduated from Lincoln, Belmont, or John Marshall High Schools, and participate in at least one extracurricular activity. Minimum $2,000 per year.
4/6 Delson Scholarship Available to entering students in the UCLA College who submit a Statement of Intent to Register, and who have financial need as determined by the UCLA Financial Aid Office. Candidates must be Bell or Huntington Park High School graduates with a minimum 3.0 high school G.P.A. preference to those who attended Nimitz Middle School.
5/15 Draine Family Foundation Scholarship North Hollywood High School graduate with a minimum 3.0 GPA, who submitted his/her Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) at UCLA for Fall Quarter. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Award Amount: $1,000 to $2,500.
6/30 Virginia Frey Scholarship Application Available to entering first-year UCLA students who are graduates of El Monte High School (El Monte, CA)
6/30 MacDougal Scholarship for
UCLA Undergraduates
Preference to US citizens or permanent residents who are residents of California. Preference to graduates of Crenshaw, Dorsey, Fremont, Garfield, Jefferson, Jordan, Locke, Manual Arts, Narbonne, Roosevelt, San Fernando, South Gate, and Washington Prep high schools. Must be a full-time, first-year UCLA undergraduate enrolled in the College. Renewable if students maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 at UCLA.
6/30 Miller/Shigemura Scholarship Entering full-time first-year students who are California residents in any UCLA College major with high financial need. Minimum $5,000, renewable each year.
5/1 Edward Scott Morrison
Full time undergraduate students who Identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. Preference to those who are committed to LGBT leadership and have shown a commitment to community service.
6/30 National Notary Foundation Scholarship Open to entering first-year students who demonstrate financial need and strong leadership skills. Preference to students with a 3.5 minimum cumulative GPA, U.S. citizens, and California residents.
6/30 Nancy Diane Orford Scholarship Preference to an enrolled UCLA student diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis in good academic standing. Students with other disabilities will also be considered.
6/30 Gertrude Pomish Scholarship Preference to entering first-year students who actively participate in and demonstrate a strong record of community service. The award requires financial need.
6/30 Don R. Shepherd Scholarship Available for entering first year students in the UCLA College with preference for those who are residents of San Diego County with a minimum GPA of 3.75.
6/30 Don R. Shepherd Guardian Scholar Scholarship A scholarship for entering first year students who are San Diego County residents and have spent time in foster care.
Stamps Leadership Scholarship The Stamps Leadership Scholarship (SLP) Program recognizes and rewards exceptional students who exemplify leadership, scholarship, community service, and innovation. Annually, up to ten freshmen candidates will be nominated to receive four-year Stamps scholarships five California residents and five domestic non-residents. Nominees will represent the very top of UCLA's highly selective and academically accomplished freshman applicant pool. The scholarship will provide up to UC-wide tuition and fees for California residents and UC-wide tuition and fees plus the non-resident tuition supplement for domestic non-residents. Application for the scholarship is by invitation only. http://www.stampsfoundation.org/partners/
5/15 Carl H. Unruh
Undergraduate Scholarship
This scholarship is reserved for adoptees, students that come from a family that includes adoptees, adoptive parents, student parents who have surrendered a child for adoption, foster parents, students that have spent time in foster care and/or students who have a research interest in adoption-related issues.
3/31 Jim Varney Scholarship The scholarship is open to high school students from Tennessee and Kentucky only. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative 3.75 GPA, major in a College of Letters and Science department, and aspire to a career in theater or drama.
4/6 Natalie Joy Ward Scholarship Available for entering first year students in the UCLA College or Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, with preference to students who are high school seniors graduating from the Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies (LACES).
6/30 Ola Zuckerman
Class of 1934 Scholarship
Available to entering first-year UCLA students with high merit and financial need. Award amount: $1,200.

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