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The Alice Belkin Memorial Scholarship

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 2018-19 academic year are due on 

Friday, February 22, 2019 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 belowPlease write legibly.

  • Statement of Interest expressing the applicant's 1) personal background, 2) career goals, and 3) confirming the applicant's eligibility

  • 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 and their amounts (including TA-ships and GSRs) applied for, pending and received for 2017-19



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.



Click here to read answers to our most frequently asked questions.

 For a list of previous Belkin scholarship recipients, click here.

Download file:Belkin-Application-2018-19-sj-4lb.pdf