Becoming Yourself through the Struggle
As a first-generation student from a low-income background, Jayden Zheng ’23 attributes the resources and support he found at Cal for allowing him to achieve his goals.
Alishba Sardar ’23 found community and empowerment at Cal as a foster youth through Berkeley Hope Scholars.
Dancing with PurposeBy Josephine Thornton
For Leadership Award Scholar Robert Yu ’18, dedication to dance and Wushu endeavors at Cal opened the doors for new opportunities and set him up for success.
The Tale of Two Scholars: A Mentorship StoryBy Chinwe Oniah
As one of a few Filipino students at Cal, Jesse Ante ’68, M.S. ’70, guided himself through his own path toward success. Years later, his mentorship supported Rona Osmani ’06 as she paved her own Cal journey.
Finding Your Story
TAAP and TLA Scholar Neil Arcellana ’24 shares his story of overcoming obstacles and hopes to advocate for other students facing similar challenges.
The First Women’s Honor Organization Pays It ForwardBy Jackie Krentzman
Meet the Prytanean Alumnae Chapter, a group of alumni uplifting women of different backgrounds and career fields through awards, events, service projects, and community bonding.
Meet the 2022 – 2023 Mildred Jordan Sharp Scholarship Recipients
The newest award recipients embody student leadership at UC Berkeley.
Meet the 2022 – 2023 Cal Pride Scholarship Recipients
Honoring the three recipients of the Cal Pride Scholarship in 2022 – 2023.
Becoming One’s Best Self
Senior TAAP Scholar Danny Muñoz ’22 hopes to one day create policies that better the situation of marginalized youth of color.
Meet the 2022 – 2023 Leadership Award Recipients
The Leadership Award is a one-year, merit-based scholarship that recognizes undergraduate students at UC Berkeley who demonstrate innovative, initiative-driven leadership impacting their academic, work, or community environments.
TAAP Scholars Are the Future Leaders
Senior TAAP Scholar Anmol Walia '22 believes that when underrepresented students are supported, future leaders are created.
TAAP Scholars Take on the LairBy Josephine Thornton
On Friday, August 26, an incoming cohort of The Achievement Award Program (TAAP) Scholars and Alumni Scholars Program staff traveled to Pinecrest for a weekend at the Lair of the Golden Bear. The result—a weekend of bonding, hikes to the lake, sunshine, and of course, s’mores.