Tax Information & Forms for Fellowship Recipients at UCLA

International Students & Scholars

Fellowship Tax Information for International Students & Scholars
Taxes withheld from awards along with links to relevant federal & California tax forms & publications.

GLACIER Nonresident Alien Tax Compliance System
Online system for submitting tax residency and income tax treaty related documents.


U.S. Citizens & Residents for Tax Purposes

Fellowship Tax Information for U.S. Citizens & Residents
Taxes withheld from awards along with links to relevant federal & California tax forms & publications.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Must be completed by all U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents who are recipients of Graduate Division funded awards.

W-9 Form: Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification
Determines federal tax withholding for US permanent residents.

VITA at UCLA
VITA at UCLA provides FREE tax assistance for filing BOTH Federal and California State income taxes. All our volunteers are IRS certified and we can assist with both e-filing and paper filing.


Where to Return Your Forms

If you are accepting or declining an Offer of Graduate Student Support, keep a copy for your tax records and email the form to gdsupport@grad.ucla.edu.


Sign Up for Direct Deposit

BruinDirect
We highly recommend that all recipients of fellowship awards and traineeships sign up for BruinDirect to have their stipends deposited directly into their personal U.S. bank accounts.