Scholarships

Helping you realize your dream.

UCLA Samueli offers a variety of undergraduate scholarships and graduate fellowships that help remove some of the financial barriers for promising students. These may be awarded on the basis of financial need, academic merit or other criteria, and all current or incoming undergraduate/graduate students are welcome to apply.

If you are an undergraduate or incoming freshman/transfer student, click here to view information and application instructions for a UCLA Samueli scholarship.

If you are a graduate student or candidate, click here for instructions on applying for an NSF fellowship. You may also search for general UCLA graduate fellowships here.

Undergraduate Scholarships

All Engineering Majors

Details are subject to change.

Robert B. Alterman Centennial Scholars Undergraduate Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of James B. Alterman.

Muriel K. and Robert B. Allan Scholarships
Made possible through the estate of Robert B.* and Muriel K. Allan*.

A.V. Balakrishnan Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of various former students, family members, and friends, in honor of A.V. Balakrishnan*, distinguished professor in the UCLA Electrical Engineering Department.

Susan Elizabeth Baumgarten Centennial Scholars Undergraduate Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Susan Baumgarten MS ’76.

James W. Binns Scholarships
Made possible by the generosity of Carol A. Binns, in memory of James W. Binns* ’67, MS ‘69.

Eugene Birnbaum Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Eugene D. Birnbaum*.

The Boeing Company Scholarships
Made possible by the generosity of The Boeing Company.

John J. and Clara C. Boelter Engineering Fellowship
Made possible by the generosity of the estate of Helen B. Boelter* and various donors.

Michael B. Brooks Endowed Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of the Brooks family and friends, in memory of Michael Blaine Brooks* ’79, MS ’81, PhD ’88.

CEED/So Cal Edison Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Southern California Edison.

Youngsoo Cha Endowed Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Youngsoo Cha and Jin Hee Choi, Parents ’14.

Josephine Cheng Endowed Scholarship in Engineering
Made possible by the generosity of Josephine Cheng ’75, MS ’77.

Chevron CEED Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of of Chevron Corporation.

Nancy D. and Aaron S. Cohen Engineering Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Aaron S. Cohen* ’58 and Nancy D. Cohen.

Alan B. and Marlene C. Dauger Endowed Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Marlene and Alan Dauger MS ’68 PhD ’71.

Dean’s Scholarships
Made possible by the generosity of the alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of UCLA Engineering.

Dhir Family Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Distinguished Professor Vijay K. Dhir and Komal Dhir.

Downs-Razouk Endowed Scholarship in Engineering
Made possible by the generosity of Deborah Downs PhD ’80 and Rami Razouk ’75, MS ’75, PhD ’80.

Prof. Emeritus Augustine M.O. Esogbue Endowed Scholarship in Engineering for Diversity
Made possible by the generosity of Augustine M. Esogbue ’64

The Gerald and Thelma Estrin Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Evelyn and Paul Baran MS ’59; Judith Lenore Estrin ’75; Sigrid Thorstenberg and Vinton Cerf MS ’70, PhD ’72; and various donors in memory of Gerald* and Thelma Estrin*.

The Faculty Fund for Undergraduate Scholarships
Made possible by the generosity of Bahram Jalali, William J. Kaiser, Yang Yang, William W. Yeh and various other faculty at UCLA Engineering.

Kenneth I. Friedman Endowed Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Kenneth I. Friedman* ’61 and Lydia J. Friedman*.

Gaspar Family Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Robert J. Gaspar ’95.

Richard L. Gay Trust Scholarship Fund
Made possible by the generosity of Richard L. Gay* ’73, MS ’73, PhD ’76.

Vanessa Ozuna Ginzton and Matthew D. Ginzton Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Vanessa R. Ozuna Ginzton ‘97 and Matthew D. Ginzton.

Gritton-Mackey Endowed Scholarship in Engineering
Made possible by the generosity of Eugene C. Gritton ’63, MS ’65 and Gwendolyn O. Gritton.

Guru Krupa Foundation Centennial Scholars Undergraduate Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Mukund Padmanabhan MS ’89, PhD ’92.

Janet and Mark Handzel Scholarship in Engineering
Made possible by the generosity of Janet Handzel and Mark Handzel MS ’81.

James N. Harger Scholarship in Engineering
Made possible by the generosity of James N. Harger ’80.

Vincent Ho Scholarship in Engineering
Made possible by the generosity of Vincent S. Ho ’86, MS ’86, PhD ’90, MBA ’94.

Alfred C. Ingersoll Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Professor Alfred Ingersoll*.

Eric and Peggy Johnson Scholarship in Engineering
Made possible by the generosity of Eric and Peggy Johnson, Parents ’11.

The Kinecta Scholarship for Jr. College Transfer Students
Made possible by the generosity of the Kinecta Community Foundation.

Levi James Knight, Jr. Endowed Scholarships
Made possible by the generosity of Evalyn Knight*, in memory of her husband, Levi James Knight, Jr*.

Lansing Family Endowed Centennial Scholarship in Engineering
Made possible by the generosity of Shane Lansing MS ’98 and Soyoun Lansing. Shane is also proud member of the Santa Ana Valley High School Class of ’89.

Linda and LaRoc Kovar Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Linda Kovar ’81 and LaRoc Kovar ’81.

Kwon Family Undergraduate Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Thomas D. Kwon ’92, MS ’95, PhD ’98.

Paul H. Lane Perpetual Engineering Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.

Ricky Yingjia Lee Scholarship
Made possible by Yingjia R. Lee ’17.

Cornelius Leondes Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Sara L. and Ernst Volgenau, the Fuller Foundation, and various donors, in memory of Professor Cornelius Leondes*.

Brian J. Lewis Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Brian J. Lewis* MS ’54.

Terence Lim Engineering Undergraduate Endowed Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Terence Lim ‘92.

Dutra-Liu Family Endowed Centennial Scholarship in Engineering
Made possible by the generosity of UCLA Bruin alumni, Paulo Dutra ’96 and Holly Liu ’99.

Dan and Helen Low Centennial Scholarship in Engineering
Made possible by the generosity of Dan and Helen Low.

Joanne Maguire Endowed Scholarship in Engineering.
Made possible by the generosity of Joanne M. Maguire MS ’78.

Lockheed Martin Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Lockheed Martin Corporation.

William L. Martin Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of William L. Martin* MS ’50.

Anne and Peter Mason Endowed Scholarship in Engineering
Made possible by the generosity of Peter Mason PhD ’68, in honor of Anne Mason*.

Dorothy P. Miller Scholarship in Engineering
Made possible by the generosity of Ellen and Wendell Miller MS ’78 PhD ’80, in honor of Dr. Dorothy P. Miller who graduated from UCLA with a PhD in History in 1950. Dorothy and her husband Wendell (also a Bruin) believed that a life devoted to learning and to service was a life well lived.

Mohammady Family Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Imtiaz Mohammady ’93 and Mumtaz Mohammady.

Murthy Family Centennial Scholars Undergraduate Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Jayathi Murthy and Sanjay Mathur.

WNA Family Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Anna and Won Ng ’58

Northrop Grumman Endowed Scholarships
Made possible by the generosity of the Northrop Grumman Corporation.

Frank Peters Scholarship for Engineering
Made possible by the generosity of C. Frank Peters II

Lear Siegler Scholarships
Made possible by the generosity of Lear Siegler Foundation.

Smita Pankaj Patel Scholarships in Engineering
Made possible by the generosity of Pankaj Patel, Parent ’06, in memory of his wife, Smita Patel*.

Michael and Elaine Pines Family Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Elaine and Michael Pines MS’71, PhD ’75.

Simon Ramo Endowed Scholarship in Engineering
Made possible by the generosity of Simon Ramo*, co-founder of TRW.

Norton Rodman Endowed Engineering Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Rica Rodman ’93 in honor of her father, Norton Rodman* ’53, MS ’55.

Scholarship for Upper-Level Engineering Students
Made possible by the generosity of Morton Finhill* ’57.

Bernard Shyffer Endowed Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Bernard Shyffer ’49, MS ’63.

Monique and Richard Spataru Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Anne-Marie Spataru MBA ’78 and Alex Spataru ’70, MBA ’79.

Stanton and Stockwell Architects Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Winifred Stockwell*, in memory of William F. Stockwell*.

Herbert and Joan Stark Endowed Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Herbert Stark ’57 and Joan Stark*.

Eugene and Marilyn Stein Scholarships in Engineering
Made possible by the generosity of Marilyn and Eugene Stein ’68.

Steinbach Endowed Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Ruth* and Richard Steinbach ’57*

Norma & Foster Tam Scholarship in Engineering
Made possible by the generosity of Norma Tam ‘93 and Foster Tam ’91, MBA ‘00.

Monte and Ruthellen Toole Scholarship in Engineering
Made possible by the generosity of Ruthellen Toole.

UCLA Doshi Family Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Navin H. Doshi and Pratima Doshi, Parents ’87, ’90.

Vicki Van Vorst Memorial Scholarship in Engineering
Made possible by the generosity of Professor William Van Vorst* PhD ’53 and Clare Van Vorst ’49, MA ’52, in memory of their daughter, Vicki Van Vorst* ’90.

Kalpesh Vardhan Engineering Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Sumermal and Raj Vardhan, in memory of their son, Kalpesh Vardhan* ’92.

Dorothy and Bob Webb Engineering Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Dorothy and Robert Webb ’57, MS ’63, PhD ’67.

Harley L. Wood Family Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Marc Wood ’69, ME ’85, and Myra Westphal in memory of their parents.

Jane and Tien-Tsai Yang Centennial Scholars Endowment in Engineering
Made possible by the generosity of Jane Yang PhD ’71 and Tien-Tsai Yang PhD ’68

ShunHing Au Wan Endowed Scholarship (溫區舜卿)
Made possible by the generosity of Ho Pong and Beau Desiree Wan in memory of their mother, Au ShunHing Wan.

Beau Desiree Chen Wan Centennial Scholars Undergraduate Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Beau* and Ho Pong Wan.

Norman Yeung Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Norman L. Yeung ’77.

Virginia Yong Memorial Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Florence Yong MS ’93 and Victor Lo in honor of her sister Virginia H. Yong* PhD ’05.

George A. Zizicas Memorial Scholarships
Made possible by the generosity of Harriett S. Zizicas* ’49, in memory of her husband, George A. Zizicas* PhD ’52.

Bioengineering

Details are subject to change.

Bioengineering Undergraduate Research Scholar Fund Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Jaideep S. Dudani ’13, Derek Go ’13 and various faculty members.

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Details are subject to change.

Katehi-Tseregounis Endowed Scholarship in Chemical Engineering
Made possible by the generosity of Linda Katehi MS ’81, PhD ’84 and Spyros Tseregounis MS ’82, PhD ’84.

Rhône-Poulenc Contribution to Excellence Scholarships
Made possible by the generosity of Rhône-Poulenc SA.

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Details are subject to change.

Doane Family Scholarship in Civil and Environmental Engineering
Made possible by the generosity of James ’68 and Jean Doane ’70.

Charles M. Duke, Jr. Scholarships
Made possible by the generosity of Saga M. Duke*, in memory of her husband, Professor Charles M. Duke, Jr.*

T.H. Lin Scholarships
Made possible by the generosity of the Lin family, friends, and UCLA Engineering faculty, in memory of Dr. T.H. Lin*, professor emeritus of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, in support of graduate or undergraduate students.

Richard B. Nelson Memorial Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of the Nelson family, friends, former students, UCLA faculty and staff members, in memory of Richard Nelson*.

Martin Rubin Scholarship in Civil Engineering
Made possible by the generosity of Parsons Brinckerhoff and other donors, in memory of Martin Rubin*, chairman emeritus, in support of a graduate or undergraduate student.

Charles and Janet Seim Scholarship in Civil Engineering
Made possible by the generosity of Charles Seim ’52 and Janet Seim.

Dr. Carol H. Tate Civil Engineering Undergraduate Scholarships
Made possible by the generosity of various donors in memory of Carol H. Tate*, respected environmental engineer at MWH Corporation.

Kimberley E. and Allen M. Yourman, Jr. Scholarship in Engineering
Made possible by the generosity of Allen M. Yourman Jr. ’76, MS ’78 and Kimberley E. Yourman ’73.

Computer Science

Details are subject to change.

UCLA APLUS Scholarships
Made possible by the generosity of professor and APLUS founder Jason Cong and other donors.

Blessed to be a Blessing Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Jeffrey L. Su ’10 and Marcy Su.

The Cisco Undergraduate Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Cisco Systems, Inc.

Dr. Mario Gerla Memorial Scholarship
In memory of Mario Gerla* MS ’70, PhD ’73, Professor of Computer Science; made possible by the generosity of Margaret Phillips ’70, PhD ’90, Marisa Gerla, Cristina Gerla ’11, and Professor Gerla’s extended network of family, friends, colleagues, and students.

Jiunn Carl and Teh-Chao C. Hsu in Computer Science
Made possible by the generosity of Teh-Chao and Jiunn Hsu MS ’66, PhD ’71.

Mary Kathryn (Taylor) Kappler Scholarship
Made possible by the estate of Mary Kathryn (Taylor) Kappler*.

Carey Nachenberg Scholarship in Engineering
Made possible by the generosity of Carey Nachenberg ’95, MS ’95.

Gerald J. Popek Scholarship in Computer Science
Made possible by the generosity of Paulene Popek, in memory of her husband, Professor Gerry Popek*.

John R. Salomone Family Scholarship in Computer Science
Made possible by the generosity of John R. Salomone ’94, MS ’99 and family.

Shivakumar Endowed Scholarship in Computer Science
Made possible by the generosity of Shiva Shivakumar ’94.

Ann Tsu-Ann Tai and Kam Sing Tso Centennial Scholars Endowment in Computer Science
Made possible by the generosity of Ann Tsu-Ann Tai ’84, MS ’86, PhD ’91 and Kam Sing Tso PhD ’87.

Shirley and Walter Wang Scholarship in Computer Science
Made possible by the generosity of Shirley Wang ’90 and Walter Wang.

Women in Computer Science Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of the alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of UCLA Engineering.

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Details are subject to change.

Mr. and Mrs. Benton Bejach Undergraduate Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Benton ’45 and Wanlyn Bejach.

Berman Family Undergraduate Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Mark Berman MS ’92, PhD ’95 and Sharon Berman ’91.

Julia Costanzo Memorial Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Vito Costanzo ’84 and Gabriela Costanzo ’85.

Bob and Judy Green Scholarships in Electrical Engineering
Made possible by the generosity of Bob Green ’72, JD ’75 and Judy Green.

John DeGroff Haller Memorial Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Marion S. Haller*.

Amy and Stephen Hogan Endowed Scholarship in Engineering
Made possible by the generosity of Amy ’91, MEd ’92 and Stephen Hogan.

Integrated Circuits and Systems Lab (ISCL) Alumni Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Teresa Cheng MS ’84, ENG ’85, PhD ’91 and Tom Kwan MS ’86, PhD ’90; Sandra and Ramon Gomez ENG ’90, PhD ’93; Trang and John Leete MS ’99; Hui Pan PhD ’99; Yuko and Myles Wakayama ’84, MS ’87 Parents ’17.

Kalosworks.org Undergraduate Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Kevin Chan ’83, MS, ’84, PhD ’91, MBA ’08 and Susie Chan*.

Katehi-Tseregounis Endowed Scholarship in Electrical Engineering
Made possible by the generosity of Linda Katehi MS ’81, PhD ’84 and Spyros Tseregounis MS ’82, PhD ’84.

John Richard Leffler Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Carolyn E. Leffler* ’36, in memory of her son, John R. Leffler* ’68, MS ’71.

Asad, Gowhartaj and Jamal Madni Scholarship in Engineering
Made possible by the generosity of Asad M. Madni ’69, MS ’72, Gowhartaj A. Madni and Jamal A. Madni ’08, MS ’12.

Chika Mori and Ramon Macias Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Ramon Macias ’95 and Chika Mori.

Tom T. Tang Memorial Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Margarite Tang, in memory of her husband, Tom T. Tang* ’57, MS ’61.

Chand Viswanathan Endowed Scholarship in Electrical and Computer Engineering
In memory of Distinguished Professor Emeritus Chand Viswanathan*. Made possible by his family, friends and former students.

Women in Electrical Engineering Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of the alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of UCLA Engineering.

Materials Science and Engineering

Details are subject to change.

The Eric Pascal Bescher Endowed Scholarship in Materials Science
Made possible by the generosity of CTS Cement Mfg. Co. in honor of Professor Bescher.

Chin Family UCLA Centennial Endowed Engineering Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of the Chin Bruin Family: Barbara and Steven Chin MS ’80, Ryan Chin ’17, and Rebecca Chin ’16.

W. Brandt Goldsworthy Scholarships
Made possible by the generosity of Lois Goldsworthy and Jill Golden, in memory of their husband and father, William Brandt Goldsworthy*.

Knapp Scholarships
Made possible by the generosity of Barbara Thorne.

Les Knesel Scholarships
Made possible by the generosity of Betty Knesel*, in memory of her husband, Les Knesel*.

Lee Family Scholarships in Materials Science
Made possible by the generosity of Sandro H. Lee ’75 and Eleanor S. Lee, Parents ’08.

Professor John D. MacKenzie Scholarships in Materials Science
Made possible by the generosity of Linda L. and Edward K. Rice* and various donors, in honor of Professor John D. MacKenzie.

Ching Chiao Tu Scholarship in Materials Science
Made possible by the generosity of Dr. King-Ning Tu, Yen-Ju Chen, and various donors, in memory of Dr. Tu’s wife, Ching Chiao Tu*.

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Details are subject to change.

Aerojet Rocketdyne Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Aerojet Rocketdyne.

Joseph Beggs Foundation for Kinematics Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of the Joseph Beggs Foundation for Kinematics.

L.M.K. Boelter Undergraduate Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Lloyd M. and Rose B. Polentz.

Mal Family Endowed Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of the Mal Family.

Vishal Parikh Memorial Scholarships
Made possible by the generosity of Sanjay and Asha Parikh, in memory of their son, Vishal Parikh* ’09; Pratt & Whitney, the Air Force Research Laboratory, and other various donors.

Irwin and Joanne Schwartz Endowed Scholarship for Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Made possible by the generosity of Scott W. Huseth DDS ’83 and Sandy Huseth.

Jonathan David Wolfe Memorial Endowed Undergraduate Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Kenneth and Elaine Wolfe, in memory of their son, Jonathan D. Wolfe* ’94, MS ’94, PhD ’01.