African and African Disapora Studies Department
African and African Disapora Studies Department

Los Angeles Domestic Study Program

Want to spend Spring 2019 in Los Angeles studying gentrification and Black out-migration through ethnographic methodologies? Students will travel around the city working in activist and artistic organizations, conducting oral histories, and learning how cities make development decisions with Dr. Omi Jones. 


Application Deadline: December 7th , 2018

Program Begins: January 22nd 

Program Ends: May 14th

Application Requirements and Program Details for Spring 2019:

• Students (minimum of 2.0 GPA) must be nominated by a UT professor in a statement of 250 words or less

• Professors should email their nominations to Appolonia Chukwu at

• Students must submit a 250-word essay explaining how the program fits with their personal and/or professional goals, and a current resume to Appolonia Chukwu at

• An interview with Dr. Omi Jones will be scheduled upon receipt of all application materials

Approximate Fees 

UT Program Fees: $1700*

UTLA Program Fees: $2500**

UTLA Housing: $6000**

Limited competitive scholarships are available through AADS and the College of Liberal Arts. For more information visit

*The program fee does not cover airfare to and from
Los Angeles or UT tuition and fees.
**These program fees and housing costs are being negotiated.


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