Thelma L. Culverson Scholarship

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.

If you have questions, please contact the UCLA Center for Scholarships and Scholar Enrichment Resource Center via the following page:

Full amount of California resident fees at UCLA; renewable for four years; Notification by April 8
Supplemental Questions
  1. Will you be graduating from University High School in Los Angeles?
  2. Are you a US citizen?
  3. Have you filed the FAFSA?
  4. Please provide the best cell phone number for the UCLA Center for Scholarships and Scholar Enrichment to contact you regarding your scholarship if necessary.
  5. 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.)
  6. CV/RESUME: Please provide a CV or Resume.
  7. Please write a 100-150 word bio that focuses on your leadership and extracurricular experiences and includes a brief statement of current career goals.
  8. 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 UCLA Scholarship Portal.
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