THE APPLICATION PROCESS IS IN TWO PARTS:

Application Deadline: December 1st, 2021 for the Academic Year of 2022-2023

The two websites you will need are:

1. www.grad.ucla.edu

2. www.afam.ucla.edu

1. ONLINE APPLICATION

2. TRANSCRIPTS and GRE SCORES (GRE SCORES ARE REQUIRED FOR Dec. 2021 application).

  • Be sure to list the GRE institution code for UCLA 4837. GRE department codes can be found on the GRE website or by contacting prospective departments. If ETS has not assigned a major code to your proposed area of study, instruct them to send your score to your specific department.

1308 Rolfe Hall, UCLA 375 Portola Plaza, P.O. Box 951545

Los Angeles, CA 90095-1545

Departmental Requirements

–  Statement of Purpose (Upload 2 pages (2500 KB) about your academic achievements and goals for study at UCLA.

–  Application for Fellowship for Entering Graduate Students. GOFP (Graduate Opportunity Fellowship Program). Check this program, along with other fellowships for which you might be eligible in the online list.)

–  Diversity Fellowship Application

–  Writing Samples- Approximately 6 pages. (If you send part of a longer paper, summarize the rest of the paper in the last two paragraphs.)

–  Three (3) Letters of Recommendations. Call your professors and double-check that all of your letters of recommendation have really uploaded.

–  Transcripts (2 sealed official). Call and double-check that all of your transcripts (from EVERY undergrad institution) actually have been sent out.  (Pay for rush service, if necessary.) Afro-Am needs two (2) official transcripts, NOT just one.

** You may choose to upload scanned UNOFFICIAL transcript to expedite the department’s review of your application. This does not replace the need for the 2 OFFICIAL transcripts which must be sent to

1308 Rolfe Hall, UCLA 375 Portola Plaza, P.O. Box 951545

Los Angeles, CA 90095-1545

–  Resume (optional but helpful)

You may upload your resume online.

–  Supplementary Information Coversheet – This is where you may provide extra information about your accomplishment

 

WE ARE HERE TO HELP

For more information on the M.A. Program in African-American Studies and assistance with the application process, please contact via the number or email below.  We look forward to hearing from you and assisting you in the future.  Please do not hesitate to call or email.

Phone Number: 310 825-9821

Email: staff@afam.ucla.edu