The First-Generation Scholarship offers a few $2,000 awards throughout the year for first-generation college students participating on 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 1, 2022
Winter/Spring Programs October 15, 2022 November 30, 2022

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.
  • 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

  • Login to
  • Complete the General Application.
  • When application opens for your program term, 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.