Thelma L. Culverson Scholarship

  • Bachelor
  • 8 April 2022

The Thelma L. Culverson Scholarship was established in 1998 to provide scholarship support for incoming undergraduate students from University High School in West Los Angeles, CA, where student has a minimum of a 3.85 grade point average and demonstrated financial need. Student must submit the Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) for Fall Quarter and must enroll in a major in the UCLA College of Letters and Science.


Supplemental Questions

  1. Have you filed the FAFSA?
  2. Describe two different leadership roles you held either in your community or at University High School. Explain how these roles contributed to the development of your own leadership style and potential, and how you plan to continue your commitment to both leadership and academic excellence at UCLA. (The essay will represent a sample of your writing.)
  3. LETTER OF REFERENCE: Please provide the name and e-mail of an individual who will provide a letter of reference. The recommendation cannot be from a peer or family member. Your recommender will automatically receive a link prompting them to upload the recommendation via the Academic Works (aka Blackbaud) portal. It is critical that the recommender meet the deadline or the portal will close and your application will be considered incomplete.
  4. Will you be graduating from University High School in Los Angeles?
  5. Please write a 100-150 word bio that focuses on your leadership and extracurricular experiences and includes a brief statement of current career goals.
  6. Please upload a current resume that includes extracurricular activities, employment, awards and skills

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Award: Full amount of California resident fees at UCLA; renewable for four years;


To apply for the scholarship: • You will create a unique login, using your preferred e-mail address and a password by clicking on the “SIGN UP” button. • Please complete the general scholarship application for prospective students, and answer any supplementary questions that may be required by a particular opportunity. • When returning to the application to make revisions, or apply for new scholarships, you will click on the “SIGN IN” button. Use the credentials you previously set up, so please remember your login email and password

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