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Ralph Bunche Scholars Program

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Download the Application

Download the Ralph Bunche Scholars Program application.

Your completed application must include:

  • Application Form
  • A Letter of Recommendation
  • A 500 Word Essay
    (Explain why you would like to join the RBScholars. Tell us about who you are and where you'd like to go. We are looking for an essay that is well written, well-organized, well-developed.)
  • Unofficial Transcripts
Submit in a large sealed envelope and mail to:

Danielle Muller, Ph.D.‚Äč & Nadia Elahi, M.A.
Ralph Bunche Scholars Program @ Los Angeles City College
Student Services Building, # 234
855 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90029

Admission Requirements

High School Seniors Entering as First-Time College Students:
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Written essay
  • One letter of recommendation
  • An interview with a Director
Current & Non-Traditional Students:
  • 12 completed units at LACC or other District Campus
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Written essay
  • One letter of recommendation from faculty
  • An interview with a Director
Special Admission:

Students may be admitted to the Scholars Program who do not meet the necessary requirements as stated above. These students may exhibit qualities of leadership and potential for academic excellence. Students who believe they may not qualify under the traditional requirements may request special admission by presenting one letter of recommendation, writing an essay, and interviewing with a Director.

 Contact Us

SSB 234
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2340

 Office Hours

Summer 2019 Office Hours

The office will be closed for the Summer Semester and re-open on Monday, August 12.
If you have urgent matters, please email

 Online Transfer Certification

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For transferring to California State Universities

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For transferring to University of California campuses

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Los Angeles City College | 855 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles California 90029


Phone: 323.953.4000


Emergency: 323.953.2911