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Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Undergraduate Research Fellowship
The Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies, in collaboration with the Department of African American Studies, is pleased to announce it will launch its new Undergraduate Fellowship Program in spring 2019. This program is designed to assist undergraduate students with strong interest in research that explores various aspects of Black life—from health and wellness to culture and politics.

Six students will be selected and awarded $9000 each. Recipients will be matched with a faculty advisor and will be required to take research courses with Dr. Walter Allen. All majors are welcome, however, priority will be given to African American Studies majors and minors. The deadline to apply is February 20, 2019.

INFORMATION SESSION DATES
January 29, 2019- 1:00-3:00 PM
February 6, 2019- 1:00-3:00 PM
February 13, 2019- 5:30-7:00 PM

All Information sessions will be held in the Black Forum (Haines 153). To register for an

If you have any questions, please contact Tabia Shawel (tshawel@bunche.ucla.edu).

First Name *
Last Name *
Student ID *
Email Address *
Phone Number *
Major *
Minor
G.P.A. *
What are your research interests? *
Specify field(s) of study and relevant experience (if any).
What is the importance of studying Black life past, present, and future? *
Do you plan to attend graduate school? *
How did you hear about this fellowship? *
Fellowship Commitments
Please read the following statements carefully and initial.
It is my responsibility to submit all required application materials (writing sample, unofficial transcript, and letter of recommendation) in order to be considered for this fellowship. *
I understand that if I am selected as a fellow, I will be required to take research courses in the spring, summer, and fall quarters of 2019. *
As a fellow, I understand that I may be required to attend events, such as an orientation or workshops, hosted by the Bunche Center and/or the Department of African American Studies, with reasonable notice. *
I understand that the stipend will be distributed across three semesters. *
As a fellow, I understand that I will be matched with a faculty advisor and will keep regular contact, either in-person or online, regarding the fellowship. *
As a fellow, I understand that I will be participating in research on a faculty-led project and not developing my own original research.
Required Documents
Please upload your writing sample and letter of recommendation. Please note: Letter of Recommendation should be on letterhead.
Writing Sample *
Required
Letter of Recommendation *
Required
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