The International Education Office is pleased to offer six 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. (Please note that students applying for the UCEAP Global Cities Urban Realities program are not eligible for this scholarship).

Application Period

January 3, 2022 March 1, 2022

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

Eligibility Criteria

  • Participation in the Global Cities program confirmed with a deposit
  • Good academic standing at UCLA
  • Financial Need
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

Application Instructions

  • Login to
  • 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.