HOW TO APPLY FOR APPOINTMENT AS AVISITING SCHOLAR OR VISITING AFFILIATE
To apply for appointment as a Visiting Scholar or Visiting Affiliate, please send the following materials via e-mail (as attachments, in either *.pdf or *.doc formats) to the UCLA Public Policy Department Manager at: firstname.lastname@example.org .
A cover letter of no more than two pages describing (1) your background and qualifications, (2) your reasons for wanting to visit UCLA, (3) the program of study you intend to pursue while at UCLA, (4) the Public Policy faculty member or members who you would like to serve as your sponsor(s), and (5) your expected means of support during your visit.
An academic curriculum vitae.
There is no deadline for applications, though you should allow at least one month for your application to be considered, and at least two additional months to process your appointment should you be invited to visit UCLA. International visitors should apply at least six months in advance in order to allow time for visa processing
Invitation to visit the Department of Public Policy is solely at the discretion of your sponsoring faculty member(s) and the Chair of the Department of Public Policy. To identify an appropriate faculty member to serve as your sponsor, you may wish to access the department of Public Policy faculty research listings and contact information and the UCLA Faculty Research Interests database
Should both a sponsoring faculty member and the Public Policy Chair recommend your appointment, you will be issued a letter of invitation for a specific term or terms. The visa application process will begin upon your acceptance of this invitation.