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Cal Alumni Association Native American Scholarship

Cal Alumni Association Native American Scholarship

The Cal Alumni Association Native American Scholarship (CAANAS) is a one-year, merit-based award that recognizes Native American students at UC Berkeley for leadership, community involvement, as well as their contribution to the Indigenous community. This scholarship is available to all Native American students at Cal including incoming first year and junior transfer students. The Native American Scholarship is offered to make a UC Berkeley education more affordable for Native American students.

The Cal Alumni Association’s Alumni Scholars Program is dedicated to supporting underrepresented students at UC Berkeley. We recognize that our Alumni House sits upon the unceded territory of the xučyun (Huichin), the ancestral and unceded land of the Chochenyo-speaking Ohlone people. This new Native American Scholarship is offered to make a UC Berkeley education more accessible for Native American students, and to connect current Native American students with Native American alumni across the country.

Applications open March 1, 2022 and close April 3, 2022.

Award Details

Award Details
Recipients

Must be enrolled at UC Berkeley (First years, sophomores, juniors, junior transfers, and seniors* are eligible)
*Must be enrolled in Spring 2023

Amount

$3000 – $5,000

Length of term

1 year
(full award disbursed in Spring semester)

Qualifications

Qualifications
Student Status

Enrolled undergraduate student at UC Berkeley in at least the minimum number of units approved by major college or school for Spring 2023

Requirements
  • Must participate in a virtual interview in April 2022.
  • Must be enrolled in Spring 2023 to receive the award.
  • Must Identify as American Indian* or Native American**The descendants of the peoples living within what is now the continental contiguous United States prior to European contact.

Apply for the Cal Alumni Association Native American Scholarship

Applications open March 1, 2022 and close April 3, 2022

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Phone
510.900.8230

Email
scholarships@alumni.berkeley.edu

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