The International Education Office is pleased to offer ten scholarship awards in the amount of $2,000 each to students participating in the Summer Global Cities program. These awards are designed for students who want to engage with their program, document their experience abroad and help promote the program upon return to UCLA. Priority will be given to financial aid recipients at UCLA, but all program participants are eligible.

Scholarship Guidelines and Expectations

Recipients of the Global Cities Scholarship will serve as Student Ambassadors and will commit to provide service hours during the summer program and fall and winter quarters. These service hours will be used for:

  • Content creation  –  Instagram, Facebook, blog
  • Video  –  two 1-2 minute videos
  • Photos  –  5-10 photos with caption descriptions (where/what)
  • On-campus events  –  Study Abroad Fair, Bruin Cafe, Freshman Bruin Day, Transfer Bruin Day
  • Tabling/Flyering  –  Janss Steps, Bruin Walk, Bruin Plaza

Application Criteria

  • Participation in the Global Cities program confirmed with a $300 deposit.
  • Good academic standing at UCLA.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

Application Instructions

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

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