News: Alice Belkin Memorial Scholarship - Deadline: January 31, 2017

December 19, 2016 - 10:00am

The Burkle Center awards outstanding minority graduate students, who have financial need, and research interests related to globalization and international relations with scholarships up to $4,000.00 each academic year. Scholarships are granted to qualified applicants who demonstrate leadership skills and academic achievement.

Deadline for the 2016-17 applications:
Extended to Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 5:00pm.



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)
  • Currently enrolled minority graduate student with studies related to the field of Globalization or International Relations at UCLA
  • 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 -- Download File: Belkin Application.pdfPlease write legibly.
  • Statement of Interest expressing 1) personal background, 2) career goals, and 3) confirming eligibility
  • Current Resume or CV
  • Official transcript from UCLA (if this is your first year at UCLA, please include an official transcript from a 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 amounts (including TA-ships and GSRs) applied for, pending and received for 2015-17

Completed applications are due by Friday, January 31, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.:

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.

Application PDF: PDF icon012017_belkin_application_2017.pdf