The Cal Pride Scholarship

Cal Alumni Pride is the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) alumni club of UC Berkeley. Their mission is to support and promote the interests of UC Berkeley and its alumni, with an emphasis on issues and interests specific to the LGBT community. One of Cal Alumni Pride’s major objectives is to serve as a resource to LGBT undergraduate students and their allies in the form of mentorship and scholarship opportunities.

The Cal Pride Scholarship is a one-year, merit-based award that recognizes Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors at UC Berkeley and incoming transfer students for academic achievement, leadership, and community involvement, as well as their contribution to the LGBT community. Previous recipients of the Cal Pride Scholarship are not eligible to re-apply

Applications for the 2018-2019 academic year open in Fall 2018!

Current Student Status Amount Length
Sophomore, Junior, or Senior (including transfer students) past awards have ranged from $500 - $3500 1 year
(2 semesters)

 

Eligibility Requirements

Student Status Requirements
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
  • Enrolled as UC Berkeley undergraduate student in at least the minimum number of units approved by major college or school for fall 2018 and/or spring 2019
  • Must have matriculated at UC Berkeley for at least one full semester
  • Interview in-person on campus in late Fall 2018 semester (study-abroad students interviewed virtually)

 

Application Process

  1. Students apply online for The Cal Pride Scholarship by deadline
  2. Finalists interview with alumni for the award late Fall semester and are notified of their status 2-3 weeks post interviews