Close Mobile Menu

Alumni Scholars Program

Art Wong ’63 and Tiffany Grant King '04 at a Berkeley Network event / CJ Poloka
Giving Back

Making Dreams Achievable

By 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.

Scholars from The Achievement Award Program's graduating Class of 2022 celebrate a shared milestone. CJ Poloka / Cal Alumni Association
News

Belonging at Berkeley

How the Alumni Scholars Program is advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging through scholarships and student support.

Parker Yazzie / Courtesy of Parker Yazzie-Umberger
News

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.

News

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.

Career

The Many Roads to Healthcare

Cal alumni at Kaiser Permanente met with students to discuss different career paths in healthcare.

CJ Poloka / Cal Alumni Association
News

Meet Our 2021–2022 Leadership Award Scholars

Join us in congratulating our incoming 2021–2022 Alumni Scholars and honoring our continuing students.

Giving Back

“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.

News

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.

News

What Pedro De Anda Plascencia ’21 Wants His Fifth-Grade Self to Know

Dear Fifth-Grade Pedro: I want to begin by telling you that I love you. You are valid, and you are worthy of love and protection.

Giving Back

Supporting the UC Berkeley Community

Please join us in congratulating our incoming 2021 – 2022 Alumni Scholars and honoring our continuing students.

Cal Alumni Association
News

2020–2021 Leadership Award Recipients

Please join us in congratulating our incoming 2021 – 2022 Alumni Scholars and honoring our continuing students.

Director’s Chair

A Letter from the Executive Director | Fall 2019

Reflections on an epoch-making year for diversity and student excellence