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Astin Community Scholars Program


Apply to be an Astin Community Scholar!
Faculty Mentorship | Social Change Research| Financial Scholarship


 The UCLA Center for Community Learning 
is now accepting applications for the
 Astin Community Scholars Program AY 2019-20!

This year, in partnership with the UCLA Labor Center, Labor Studies Program, and the Institute for Research on Labor & Employment, students chosen as Astin Scholars will:

  • Collaborate with graduate students and community stakeholders and advocates on applied research projects focused on addressing educational access and equity challenges.
  • Receive faculty mentorship and participate in a 4-unit upper division  course to develop and produce their studies.
Program Highlights:

  • Receive up to $6,000 in scholarship funding
  • Learn skills of conducting community-engaged research
  • Gain faculty mentorship
  • Be a part of a research team with community activists and dedicated graduate students
  • Address educational access and equity challenges



  • Open to all majors/minors
  • Students must enroll in a 4-unit upper division course during Fall, Winter & Spring
  • Cumulative GPA 3.0
  • Junior or Senior standing in Fall 2019
  • Submit online application by May 31, 2019 at 5pm


Application deadline:
May 31, 2019 at 5PM

Learn more: http://www.uei.ucla.edu/community-learning/astin-scholars-program/


Click Here & Apply Now!
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