The First Generation Scholarship will offer one $2,000 award for a first-generation college student participating on a Winter/Spring 2022 UCEAP program! This scholarship can be applied to UCEAP virtual programs, but the award amount may be reduced.

Applicants will also be considered for the UCLA Kimura Airfare Grant which covers $900 of student’s airfare.

Application Period

Summer/Fall Programs January 3, 2022 March 5, 2022
Winter/Spring Programs October 15, 2021 November 30, 2021

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be a first-generation college student identified as a student whose parent(s) or guardian(s) did not attend a four-year college or receive a college degree.
  • Current UCLA undergraduate student who will attend a UCEAP program for at least one academic term (e.g. summer, quarter, semester, or year abroad).
  • Financial-aid recipient at UCLA.
  • No previous study abroad participation.
  • Good academic standing at UCLA.

These scholarships will be awarded through a competitive application process.

Application Instructions

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  • Complete the General Application.
  • Complete additional scholarship-specific questions.

Applications will be reviewed by the UCLA IEO Scholarship Committee. Award announcements will be made mid-March for summer/fall programs and mid-December for winter/spring programs.