Graduate Student Researchers

Each year the UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies awards Research Assistantships on a competitive basis to graduate students working in the field of Medieval and Renaissance Studies at UCLA. During the academic year, recipients are assigned to work with faculty members on research and publication projects.

The application deadline for 2019-20 CMRS Research Assistantships is April 15, 2019.

Application Procedure:

UCLA graduate students students wishing to be considered for CMRS Research Assistantships must submit the following:

  • a cover letter stating that he/she is applying for a CMRS Research Assistantship
  • a “Statement of Purpose” describing the applicant’s academic and career goals and how a CMRS  Research Assistantship will help attain those goals. This statement should be no more than 3 pages in length. There is no required format.
  • a curriculum vitae (CV)
  • transcripts, graduate level only (unofficial copies are acceptable)
  • three letters of recommendation

Application materials may be submitted by mail or by email to:

UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Attention: RA Coordinator
302 Royce Hall, 10745 Dickson Plaza
Los Angeles, California 90095-1485
When submitting materials by email, please use the subject line “RA Application”. PDF format is preferred.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all materials are received by the deadline. If you have questions or want to inquire about the status of your application file, contact or 310-825-1880.

View the list of Graduate Student Researchers.