UCLA College Continuing Student Scholarship Program

For continuing undergraduate students with a major in the UCLA College, with preference to those who demonstrate financial need and carry a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA. Awardees must be enrolled full-time. Applicants should answer the additional question(s) for the scholarship in the UCLA Scholarship Portal and request a letter of recommendation upload from a UCLA faculty member, instructor, counselor or administrator.

Carolyn D Smith Award for Education Majors/Minors

The UCLA College is pleased to offer the Carolyn D Smith Award for UCLA Education Majors and Minors. Applicants must be undergraduate Education majors or minors at UCLA. Preference to seniors and students with financial need, but non-seniors and students who do not qualify for financial aid are also eligible to apply.

The Murphy Family Centennial Scholars Undergraduate Scholarship

The Murphy Family Centennial Scholars Undergraduate Scholarship was established in 2017 to support scholarships for UCLA undergraduate students in the Division of Undergraduate Education with a preference for students who are studying Earth, Planetary and· Space Sciences or Life Sciences.

Donna L. Baer Scholarship

Preference to Palestinian students. Provides scholarship support to undergraduates with little to no assets pursuing a bachelor’s degree in one of the following majors: Engineering (all types), Physics, Chemistry (and Biochemistry), Mathematics, Botany, Biology (all types), Astrophysics, Astronomy, Aerospace, Anesthesiology, Anthropology, Archeology, Architecture, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Bioengineering, Computer Science, Dentistry, Medicine, Environmental Science, Epidemiology, Genetics or Neuroscience. Applicants must demonstrate high financial need as determined by the UCLA Financial Aid & Scholarships office. Scholarship payments support immediate needs in terms of college costs, specifically tuition, room and board at UCLA, including books, fees and other expenses associated with the pursuit at UCLA of a bachelor’s degree. Recipients must maintain a GPA of 2.5 and continue pursuing one of the majors listed above in order to keep receiving scholarship payments.

Theta Xi Fraternity Alpha Zeta Chapter Barman Scholarship

$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. Renewable with satisfactory academic performance.

Adopt A Bruin Scholarship

Eligibility: entering students (transfer or freshmen). Up to $5000, renewable.

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.

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 $3,000 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.

Mandel and Winick Undergraduate Scholarship in the Humanities and Social Sciences

The Mandel and Winick Scholarship is for UCLA undergraduate students in the humanities and social sciences. Eligible students will be deemed to have financial need according to federal guidelines, but not qualify for need-based grant aid (federal, state, or university grants).


Junamici Scholarship for First-Year Students

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. Covers full cost of attendance; renewable. Requires financial need. Apply at prospective-ugstudents-ucla.academicworks.com/