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Departmental Scholar Program

In Latin American Studies

Exceptionally promising undergraduate students may apply as a Graduate Student and be nominated as Departmental Scholars to pursue bachelor's and master's degree programs simultaneously. Students apply to the Graduate program in their senior year and submit a statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation and transcripts by December 15th for consideration for Fall of the following academic year.

Prerequisites:

To participate in the Latin American Studies BA and MA departmental scholars program, students must have fulfilled the following prerequisites:

  • GPA for all upper divisions coursework for the LAS major must be at least 3.60
  • Must have completed at least one year of residence at UCLA
  • Must be a member of the Letters & Science College Honors Program (A-311 Murphy Hall, 825-1553, http://www.college.ucla.edu/up/honors/)

For further information on the Latin American Studies Departmental Scholar program, please contact an academic counselor

For general information on becoming a Departmental Scholar, please contact College Honors.

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