The Berkeley Global Access Program is excited to announce scholarship opportunities of up to $2,000 to be applied toward the {{ scholarships.term }} visiting student program cost.

You must apply to the program and the scholarship at the same time. No exceptions.


Note: Students who are sponsored by their university are not eligible to apply for a scholarship.

  • Current third- or fourth-year undergraduates or recent graduates / graduate students
  • 3.0 Grade Point Average (GPA) in your undergraduate or graduate studies

How to Apply

Complete the online application. Within the application, you will indicate your intent to apply for the scholarship. You will need to submit an essay on the following topic:

Professional or Academic Letter of Recommendation

In addition to completing the application form, please submit a professional or academic letter of recommendation. To obtain this letter of recommendation, connect with a colleague (such as a supervisor, manager or recent instructor) who can speak to your academic or professional capabilities. The recommender must send the letter directly to the program office by emailing Ask your recommender to include the following:

  • Your full name in the body of the letter
  • The program(s) to which you are applying
  • Recommendation for [Insert Your Full Name] in the Email subject line
  • Recommender's professional or academic association with you in the body of the letter

Note that acceptable formats for the recommendation letter are MS Word or PDF.

Application Deadline

Your online application, letter of recommendation and {{ }} online application must all be received by {{ scholarships.deadline | date:'fullDate' }}, at 11:59 pm Pacific Time (Convert this time to your time zone).