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Ralph Bunche Scholars Program

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The Los Angeles City College Ralph Bunche Scholars Program provides a comprehensive and diverse educational experience with the purpose of training scholars poised to become leaders in their respective endeavors and careers. There are no easy roads to obtaining a good education, but if you are selected for the program, we encourage you to work hard, challenge yourself, and take every opportunity to broaden your world-view so that you may receive a one-of-a-kind educational experience.

Learning Outcomes

The student will:

  1. Conduct an in-depth research project utilizing primary and secondary sources and applying critical thinking skills to evaluate and synthesize information to produce a substantial academic and scholarly research project.
  2. Engage in scholarly and academic dialogue amidst peers at venues such as Honors Research Conferences to foster learning communities and exhibit commitment for intellectual exchanges.
  3. Transfer successfully to competitive four-year colleges and universities.

Mission Statement

The Ralph Bunche Scholars Program is committed to meeting the needs of academically motivated and intellectually curious students whose main purpose is to transfer to a four-year school.

 Contact Us

AD 205 B/C
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2340

 Office Hours

Spring 2017:

Dr. Derrick Kiley, Director
Monday & Wednesday: 1pm - 3pm
Tuesday: 1pm - 5pm

Mario Escalante, Honors Counselor
Monday: 4pm - 7pm
Friday: 9am - 2pm

Mandie Dixon, Program Assistant
Monday: 8am – 9am, 10:30am – 3:30pm
Tuesday: 8am – 10am, 12pm - 5pm
Wednesday: 8am – 9am
Thursday: 8am – 10am
Friday: 9am - 1pm

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


Phone: 323.953.4000


Emergency: 323.953.2911