In academic year 1991-92, John Densmore (former drummer for the musical group The Doors) established an endowment to support UCLA undergraduate students who major or minor in African American Studies and other related majors who demonstrate an interest in African American Studies. Awards are made on a competitive basis, and criteria are based on achievement, scholastic promise, and academic goals.

The deadline for submitting completed applications to the Bunche Center is Monday, April 30, 2018 at 12:00 (noon). The selected student will receive a $3000 credit towards UCLA educational expenses for the 2018-19 academic year.

Applications are available in the Bunche Center, Haines Hall 160 or online ( For more info, please call 310-825-7403.