The First Generation Scholarship will offer three $2,000 scholarships for first-generation college students participating on a Summer or Fall 2020 UCEAP program!

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

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 Period

Scholarship applications will open on January 20 and will be due on March 1, 2020 for students studying abroad Summer or Fall 2020.

Application Instructions

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

Applications will be reviewed by the UCLA IEO Scholarship Committee.  Applicants will be notified by late March, 2020.