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Meet the 2023 – 2024 Cohort of The Achievement Award Program (TAAP)
The Achievement Award Program supports high-achieving, community-minded, low-income, first-generation college students in their pursuit of a UC Berkeley education. The Cal Alumni Association (CAA) congratulates all twenty-two members of our incoming 2023 – 2024 Alumni Scholar cohort.
Meet the 2023 – 2024 Cal Alumni Association Native American Scholarship Recipients
The award recognizes UC Berkeley students for their leadership, community involvement, and contributions to the Indigenous community.
Meet the 2023 – 2024 African American Initiative Scholars
The AAI Scholarship is part of CAA and UC Berkeley's ongoing commitment to Black and African American student success.
To Receive Is to Give: TAAP Scholars’ Legacy of Service
TAAP Scholars John Lam ’24 and Alishba Sardar ’23 both came from nontraditional education backgrounds. Their experiences laid the groundwork for their advocacy efforts.
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.