Funding Opportunities

Asian American Studies Center Opportunities

AASC Scholarships, Fellowships, Grants, & Prizes:

For more information, please contact:

Meg Malpaya Thornton

External Relations Coordinator

Asian American Studies Center

Address: 2239 Campbell Hall


Telephone: 310/825-1006 

Institute of American Cultures Opportunities

Institute of American Cultures Fellowships & Grants:

Undergraduate Education: Scholarship Resource Center

Find out more information about funding opportunities by clicking on the respective links.

Post-Baccalaureate, M.A., or “Gap Year”Research Scholarships for

Humanities/Arts Recent Grads

UCLA Campus Deadlines: June – September 2017



The Undergraduate Research Scholars Program (URSP) is for juniors and seniors who have a strong commitment to research and who will be completing a comprehensive independent research project or a departmental honors thesis during the 2017-18 academic term.


The 2016-2017 Nakanishi Award, consisting of two $2,500 cash prizes, will acknowledge two deserving UCLA students, one graduate and one undergraduate, for their outstanding practical research, publications, teaching, training, and/or educational service (e.g., applied-research projects assisting


UC Smoke and Tobacco Free Student Fellowships

Applications for 2017-18 now Open


The YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund for $5,000 is open to sophomores, juniors, or seniors IN ANY MAJOR who may beinterested in a career in the global fashion industry.


Are you civically engaged? Do you want to work toward social justice? Interested in receiving a scholarship to do community-based research?



These scholarships are generous and are designed to specifically support stuednts interested in social justice work.


Go For Broke National Education Center (GFBNEC) is a nonprofit organization that exists to educate and inspire character and equality through the virtue and valor of our World War II American veterans of Japanese ancestry.


Asian Pacific Alumni (APA) of UCLA administers two scholarships for UCLA graduate students: APA-UCLA Excellence in Community Service (2 awards at $3,000 each) and APA-UCLA Sho Iino Accounting (1 award at $2,500 for either a UCLA undergraduate or UCLA MBA student).


The Cotsen Institute of Archaeology is now accepting applications for undergraduate research grants, which will award select UCLA undergraduate students with fellowships of $1000 to attend an archaeological research project with a UCLA professor.