Berkeley Chemistry Visiting Student Program

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Scholarships

Scholarships of up to $5,000 each are available for the Fall 2022 cohort.

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Join an elite cohort of students learning in a dynamic, experiential environment at UC Berkeley's College of Chemistry.

This semester- or academic year-long, visiting student opportunity gives you unique access to the #1 chemistry program in the world. Take courses in computational chemistry or chemical biology to enhance your graduate school application or start your chemistry or STEM-related career. You also have the opportunity to seek out research opportunities in our world-renowned laboratories, as well as gain an advantage in the application process to the Master of Molecular Science and Software Engineering program.

Study alongside UC Berkeley undergraduate students who are also passionate about studying chemistry. Experience student life in Berkeley, the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley.

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Admission Requirements

Applications are open to university students (undergraduate and graduate level) and working professionals.

Minimum Academic Requirements
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Applicants must submit official evidence of English-language proficiency.  Exceptions to this requirement are made.

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World-Renowned Chemistry Education

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  • Berkeley faculty and alumni have won a combined 31 Nobel Prizes in Chemistry including in 2020 and 2018.
  • Sixteen elements of the Chemistry Periodic Table were discovered at Berkeley.
  • Dozens of college faculty are members of the National Academy of Science and National Academy of Engineering.

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