SRC Donor Scholarships are made possible by the generosity of alumni, donors and friends. For scholarships that require demonstrated financial need, applicants must submit a FAFSA   by March 2 of the previous academic year. For most applications, incoming UCLA students will be required to submit either high school transcripts or, if transferring from a community college, transcripts of all college coursework.

To find your Financial Aid Notification (eFAN) on my.ucla: go to “Finances and Jobs.” Under the heading “Financial Aid,” select “Awards and Notices.” Under the heading “Last Financial Aid Notification,” click “View.” Print the eFAN and submit it with your application. 

For other sources of UCLA-based funding, please consult the Financial Aid Office or search our list of UCLA resources.

Deadline Scholarship Name Scholarship Description
06/30 Acacia Fraternity Frank H. Reinsch Memorial Scholarship for First Year Students

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 three Acacia Scholarships at UCLA are awarded, though this scholarship is not available every year. Any eligible undergraduate may apply for the award in any year (freshman through senior.) Funding is renewable through the senior year only.

NOTE: This scholarship is not available in 19-20. It will be offered again in 2020-21.

06/30 Adopt A Bruin Scholarship
apply

The Adopt a Bruin Scholarship fund will provide the selected recipient or recipients with financial support up to $5,000. The Adopt a Bruin Scholarship fund is renewable — it is a two-year award for transfer students and a four-year award for first-year students, provided that students maintain satisfactory academic performance. Must be CA resident; must qualify for financial aid; preference to students who demonstrate substantial community service. Minimum HS or community college GPA: 3.5.

06/30 Leah Bettleman Scholarship
apply

Entering first-year students with high financial need and high school GPA between 3.5 and 3.9 (on an 4.0 scale).

04/06 D. Lewis and Lynn Bosley Mingori Undergraduate Scholarship
apply

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.

06/30 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.
(open to students by invitation only)

04/08 Thelma L. Culverson Scholarship
apply

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.

05/15 Myrtle Hickey De Luce Scholarship for First Year Students
apply

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.

04/06 Delson Scholarship
apply

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.

05/15 Draine Family Foundation Scholarship
apply

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.

06/30 Virginia Frey Scholarship Application
apply

Available to entering first-year UCLA students who are graduates of El Monte High School (El Monte, CA).

04/10 Junamici Scholarship for First-Year Students
apply

The Junamici Scholarship for entering freshmen in the UCLA College Division of Humanities and/or the UCLA International Institute who are majoring/minoring in foreign languages.

09/30 Liberko Family Scholarship
apply

Liberko Family Scholarship, for students in the UCLA College or HSSEAS studying a field relevant to a professional trade career in engineering (eg Engineering or Design). Preference to students who plan a trade career, especially boilermakers.

05/15 Los Angeles Chapter of the Links Scholarship for Continuing Students
apply

Preference to African American women students who demonstrate financial need and community service.

05/15 Los Angeles Chapter of the Links Scholarship for Transfer Students
apply

Preference to African American women students who demonstrate financial need and community service.

05/15 Helen Matthewson Club (HMC) Memorial Scholarship- Continuing
apply

Applicants must demonstrate that they are at least partially self-supporting, in financial need, and full-time, continuing, transfer, or continuing students, California residents, and U.S. citizens. Applicants must maintain a minimum cumulative 2.8 GPA and be enrolled during Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarters. Award amount varies and is renewable.

05/01 Edward Scott Morrison Scholarship for First Year Students
apply

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.

06/30 National Notary Foundation Scholarship
apply

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.

06/30 Nancy Diane Orford Scholarship
apply

Preference to an enrolled UCLA student diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis in good academic standing. Students with other disabilities will also be considered.

06/30 Gertrude Pomish Scholarship
apply

Preference to entering first-year students who actively participate in and demonstrate a strong record of community service. The award requires financial need.

06/30 UCLA College Reentry Scholarship

A scholarship for re-entry students aged 25 to 50. Scholarships are based on merit and financial need.

Apply at https://ucla.academicworks.com. Paper applications are not accepted.

06/30 Don R. Shepherd Scholarship
apply

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.

06/30 Don R. Shepherd Guardian Scholar Scholarship
apply

A scholarship for entering first year students who are San Diego County residents and have spent time in foster care.

05/24 Theta Xi Fraternity Alpha Zeta Chapter Barman Scholarship
apply

$5000. Open to full time UCLA undergraduates who are active members of Theta Xi Fraternity. (Must participate in fraternity activities – leadership positions, chapter events, sports, etc.) Minimum 3.0 GPA. Apply in spring of freshman year; renewable for up to three years with satisfactory academic performance.

11/15 Undergraduate Research Fellows Program

The Undergraduate Research Fellows Program (URFP) is an early career research program administered by the Undergraduate Research Centers. STEM students apply through URC Sciences, Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences students apply through URC HASS.

URFP Recipients:

  • Receive a $2,000 scholarship to conduct research
  • Enroll in a Student Research Program (SRP) 99 course or a 199/198/196 departmental research course for both winter and spring quarters
  • Enroll in Honors Collegium 101A: Student Research Forum in winter quarter
  • Present their research at Undergraduate Research Week or submit a summary of their research at the end of spring quarter
  • Enroll in a minimum of 12 units in winter and spring quarters (note: students completing their URFP research requirements through SRP 99 courses should enroll in a minimum of 12 units before enrolling in the SRP 99 courses)

Deadline is Nov 15.

05/15 Carl H. Unruh Undergraduate Scholarship for First Year Students
apply

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.

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.

NOTE: This scholarship will NOT be offered until 2021.

04/06 Natalie Joy Ward Scholarship

Available for entering first year students in the UCLA College (select majors), the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science (any major), the Herb Alpert School of Music (select majors), or the School of the Arts and Architecture (select majors) with preference to students who are high school seniors graduating from the Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies (LACES). NOTE: This scholarship will not be available again until the Spring of 2020, for the Academic Year 2020-2021.

06/30 Ola Zuckerman Class of 1934 Scholarship
apply

Available to entering first-year UCLA students with high merit and financial need. Award amount: $1,200.