Janet Brown Memorial Scholarship 2017

$1000 Scholarship

Rewarded to undergraduate students who demonstrate both a commitment to leadership/community involvement and financial need.

Janet Brown and Her Legacy

Janet Brown was the founding director of the Writing Success Program (WSP) and a valuable member of the Community Programs Office (CPO).  A well-read, unapologetically quirky, politically astute, and compassionate person, Janet was a mentor to students and staff alike.  Janet’s questions, guidance, and advice have played an integral role in the development of the Community Programs Office (CPO) and WSP.  She was a CPO elder whose legacy lives on through our values of honesty, integrity, and compassion.

We lost Janet to cancer in 2009.  In honor of her memory, the Writing Success Program (WSP), the Campus Retention Committee (CRC) and the Community Programs Office (CPO) present the Janet Brown Memorial Scholarship for 2017.

Janet believed in the mission of the Student Retention Center (SRC) at UCLA, specifically in the importance of holistic student empowerment. In an effort to support the retention of student leaders, the Janet Brown Memorial Scholarship rewards students who have committed themselves to leadership and service, oftentimes in spite of various financial and personal obstacles.

Eligibility and Guidelines

  1.  Applicants must be enrolled as UCLA undergraduates for the entire 2017-2018  academic year.
  2.  Applicants must demonstrate both a commitment to leadership/community  involvement and financial need.
  3.  Applicants who are enrolled as full-time or part-time students at UCLA and will not  graduate at the end of Fall 2017 may apply.
  4.  Undocumented students with AB 540 status may apply.
  5.  Previously dismissed students who have participated in the Bruin Readmission  Program (BRP) during the 2016-2017 academic year and will be a student during  the 2017-2018 academic year may apply.
  6.  The Writing Success Program Director, WSP staff members, and members of the  Campus Retention Committee may not apply.

Deadline: May 21st, 2017 at 11:59 PM

Submit electronically to wsp@cpo.ucla.edu

Download the application HEREJanet Brown Memorial Scholarship 2017

 

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