2021-2022 UC-LEND Fellowship Application


To apply to be a long-term UC-LEND trainee, you will need to complete or submit the following:

  1. Online UC-LEND application
  2. Personal statement
    • In 300 words or less, please describe the personal and professional qualities you use to define or describe leadership.
    • In 300 words or less, please discuss how you hope the UC-LEND long term traineeship will shape or impact your graduate training.
  3. Curriculum vita
  4. Unofficial transcript
  5. Two completed UC-LEND Recommendation Forms
    • At least one form must be from either a faculty advisor or supervisor (UC-LEND faculty may serve as your reference)
    • Completed forms must be either:
      1. EMAILED directly to Kary Calderon (kmcalderon@mednet.ucla.edu)
All individuals interested in becoming a medium– or long-term trainee must complete this application. Please complete the form below to apply for the 2021-22 UC-LEND Training cycle. *Eligibility for a stipend includes acceptance into UC-LEND as a long-term trainee, U.S. Citizen, and enrolled students at a 4-year institution.

Applications are due April 30, 2021. Deadline for applications extended to May 21, 2021.

Letters of Recommendations due date extended to June 4, 2021.