Established in 1934, 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. Students compete for the scholarship every year, ensuring a diverse and dynamic annual cohort of leaders whose work is relevant and newly inspiring.
As a Leadership Award scholar, how are you going to make your mark at UC Berkeley?
|2021-2022 Academic Year||Amount||Due Date|
|Incoming Cal Students
Includes: first-year and junior transfer students
|$2,000||Applications for 2021-2022 are closed (Deadline May 16, 2021)|
|Current Cal Students
Includes: second-year, third-year, fourth-year, and fifth-year students
|$2,000||Applications for 2021-2022 are closed (Deadline June 1, 2021)|
|Award amounts shown are for in-state and out-of-state/international residents|
|Incoming Junior Transfer||
|Current Cal Student||