Alice Belkin Memorial Scholarships are awarded annually to outstanding minority graduate students in the field of international relations who need financial assistance.
The Burkle Center for International Relations at UCLA awards several scholarships each academic year. These scholarships are made possible by a generous gift from Alice Belkin, and are intended to support outstanding minority graduate students in need of financial assistance and studying fields related to globalization or international relations.
Successful applicants will receive up to $4,000.
Applications for the 2019-20 academic year are due on
Friday, February 28, 2020 at 5:00 PM PST.
Belkin Memorial Scholarships will be granted to qualified graduate applicants who, in addition to outstanding leadership skills and academic achievement, demonstrate financial need.
Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 or higher grade point average (cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher must be maintained during the academic year of award)
Applicants must be a minority graduate student enrolled in studies related to the field of Globalization or International Relations at UCLA
Applicants must be a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.
Graduate students pursuing a JD, MBA, PhD, LLM, MPH, or MA may apply
Completed Application Form (2 pages - See attachment below) Please write legibly.
Statement of Interest expressing the applicant's 1) personal background, 2) career goals, and 3) confirming the applicant's eligibility. -- Talk about who you are, share your career goals, and describe the international dimensions of your work or research interests. Recommended statement length is 2 pages, single spaced, 12 pt font.
Current Resume or CV
Official transcript from UCLA (if this is your first year at UCLA, please include an official transcript from prior institutions)
2 Letters of Recommendation (from professors, mentors and/or employers) - in a sealed/signed envelope
A complete list of other sources of financial support with their amounts (including TA-ships and GSRs) applied for, pending and received for 2018-19 and 2019-20.
PLEASE EITHER DROP OFF YOUR APPLICATION AT THE BURKLE CENTER OFFICE OR MAIL COMPLETED APPLICATIONS TO:
Alice Belkin Memorial Scholarship Competition
c/o UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations
11353 Bunche Hall, Box 951487
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1486
All applicants will be notified of their application status at the end of the review process.
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For a list of previous Belkin scholarship recipients, click here.