Alumni Scholars Program
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.
‘Resolved to Continue’: Cal Alumni Association Statement on Supreme Court Decision
“We...are deeply disappointed in the Supreme Court’s decision to bar colleges and universities from taking race into consideration in admissions. This decision presents a grave challenge to equitable access to higher education in the United States.”
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.
Making Dreams AchievableBy Jackie Krentzman
As a first-generation student, Art Wong ’63 found his footing at Cal and beyond. Now, he supports other students so that they can do the same.
Belonging at Berkeley
How the Alumni Scholars Program is advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging through scholarships and student support.
Parker Yazzie Navigates Her Native Identity at Cal and Beyond
When Yazzie chose Cal, she knew she wanted to exemplify Native excellence; letting her academic and social achievements demonstrate that Native people can be successful in any field.
Setting a Road Map to Success
Attending college can be a challenge for formerly incarcerated students. No one knows better than TAAP scholars John Lam ’23 and Michelle Maxwell ’23.
The Many Roads to Healthcare
Cal alumni at Kaiser Permanente met with students to discuss different career paths in healthcare.
Meet Our 2021–2022 Leadership Award Scholars
...the Cal community and come from all over the world. We look forward to seeing the incredible impact they make on our campus. None of what we accomplish through our...
Yuner Evelyn Lu ’21 Urges Class of 2021 to Realize Its Power
I’m a senior studying electrical engineering and computer science at Cal, and I am honored to share my UC Berkeley journey with you.
“Pursue Your Dreams Fearlessly”: An Entrepreneur’s Wisdom for Graduating Scholars
Ten years ago, I was exactly where you are right now: graduating with big dreams and aspirations ahead.