News: UCLA Peer Mentors for Graduate Extramural Fellowships - Deadline: August 18, 2017

August 4, 2017 - 8:45am

The UCLA Graduate Division’s Office of Fellowships & Financial Services is now accepting applications for UCLA Peer Mentors for Graduate Extramural Fellowships.


The Peer Mentorship for Graduate Extramural Fellowships is a resource for graduate students to develop and enhance their fluency and familiarity with extramural graduate fellowships and their value. With the guidance of graduate mentors along with expertise from UCLA’s Graduate Division and Graduate Writing Center, students have the opportunity to strengthen their applications and sharpen their grantsmanship. While serving as a valuable resource to the campus community, peer advisors also benefit by developing their mentoring and communication skills.


Applications are due 4pm, August 18, 2017. The application details are attached.   

PDF iconpeer_mentorship_mentor_application_072817interactive.pdf

Eligibility Criteria

  • Enrollment in any UCLA graduate degree program except the following:
    • Self-supporting degree programs
    • Medicine: MD
    • Dentistry: DDS
    • Law: JD, LLM
  • Continuous registration/enrollment in a minimum of 12 units per term for the duration of appointment
  • Maintenance of satisfactory academic progress in degree program
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • All incomplete grades must be resolved within one quarter of their first appearance on the student’s transcript.
  • Enrolled at UCLA for seven years or fewer in combination of master’s and doctoral study
  • Preference given to applicants who will not be employed elsewhere on campus while serving as a Peer Mentor


Student applicants should submit their complete dossier via a single PDF except for the letter of recommendation by 4pm, Friday, August 18, 2017, to  The file name should be “Last name, first name_GPM.” 

The application dossier will consist of the following documents as a single PDF in the order listed:

  • The completed and signed application (p. 2 of the attached)
  • A statement of experience with the extramural fellowship application process and interest in being a Graduate Peer Mentor for Extramural Fellowships (maximum three pages, double spaced, no less than 11 pt font and 1” margins)
  • Unofficial UCLA graduate transcript (MyUCLA transcripts are okay; no Degree Progress Reports)
  • A resume or curriculum vitae


Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.






N. Chérie Francis, Ed.D.,

Fellowships & Financial Services

UCLA Graduate Division

1228 Murphy Hall / Campus Mailcode 144401

Box 951444

Los Angeles, CA 90095-1444

310-206-2557 / FAX 310-825-0017