The deadline for Spring 2020 scholarship applications is October 19, 2019 11:59 pm Pacific Time.

The Berkeley Haas Global Access Program is excited to announce four (4) scholarships, up to $5,000 each, to be applied toward the Spring 2020 program cost of $19,900 per semester.

You must apply to the program and the scholarship at the same time.


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

How to Apply

Complete the online application form. In the section about applying for a scholarship, you will need to submit the following two essays:

  1. Reason for Applying

    In 250 words or less, briefly describe why you are applying for the scholarship.

  2. Statement of Personal and Professional Goals

    In 500 words or less, describe what the Haas Defining Principles mean to you.

Professional or Academic Letter of Recommendation

In addition to completing the form, please submit a professional or academic letter of recommendation.

Ask a professional or academic colleague (such as a supervisor, manager or recent instructor) to email a letter of recommendation to The letter should speak to your capabilities and personal and/or professional goals.

Please ask your recommender to include your name and the word "recommendation" in the email subject line, and to include his or her professional or academic association with you in the body of the letter. Acceptable formats for the recommendation letter are MS Word or PDF.

Application Deadline

Your online application and letter of recommendation must be received by Saturday, October 19, 2019, at 11:59 pm Pacific Time (Convert this time to your time zone).

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Phone Number: +1 510-643-8760

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Scholarship Recipient Requirements

If awarded a BHGAP scholarship, recipients are expected to:

  1. Create a minimum of 5 blog posts describing different aspects of the BHGAP program experience (classes, Berkeley life, etc.).

  2. Post at least 5 BHGAP-related social media posts, with photos and video, over the course of the semester.

  3. Submit reviews and testimonials on at least 3 websites selected by BHGAP (for example, post a program review on the BHGAP Facebook page) at the end of the program.

  4. Call in and help answer questions from prospective students during live online information sessions hosted by UC Berkeley Extension, upon request.

If you have been awarded a scholarship, you will be notified within three weeks after the program application deadline. Additional details will be provided then.

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