Resources for Finding & Applying for Fellowships

UCLA Graduate Peer Mentors for Extramural Fellowships

The Graduate Peer Mentors for Extramural Fellowships are resources for graduate students to develop and enhance their fluency and familiarity with extramural graduate fellowships and their value. With the guidance of graduate mentors who have been successful at winning extramural fellowships, along with expertise from UCLA’s Graduate Division, the Graduate Writing Center and the Scholarship Resource Center, students have the opportunity to strengthen their applications and sharpen their grantsmanship.

UCLA Graduate Writing Center

The UCLA Graduate Writing Center offers free appointments with friendly, experienced writing consultants to all registered UCLA graduate and professional school students. Many of the writing consultants have received extra-mural fellowships, and you can find out more information by looking at their staff bios. Watch some of their grant and fellowship workshops online. Appointment hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. The center is located in the Student Activities Center, room B11A.

Fellowship resource and sample archive

At the GWC fellowship resource and sample archive you’ll find resources to help with applying for major extramural fellowships, including links and videos as well as samples of successful application essays. Registered UCLA graduate students may request access.

UCLA Scholarship Resource Center

The UCLA Scholarship Resource Center offers writing assistance to UCLA undergraduate, graduate and professional school students free of charge. One-on-one appointments are available 11:00 am to 6:00 pm throughout the academic year and 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm during the summer. The center is located Covel Commons, room 233.