The Berkeley Legal Studies Global Access Program is excited to announce four (4) scholarships, up to $5,000 each, to be applied toward the Fall 2019 program cost of $19,900 per semester.

You must apply to the program at the same time as you apply to the scholarship.


  • Current third- or fourth-year undergraduates or recent graduates
  • 3.0 Grade Point Average (GPA) in your undergraduate studies
  • Must apply to Fall 2019 prior to Sunday, June 2nd, 2019; 11:59 pm (PST).

How To Apply

Complete the online application form. In the online application, you will be asked to answer the following questions:

Reason for Applying

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

Statement of Personal and Professional Goals

In 500 words or less, describe the unique perspectives and/or academic or personal experiences you will contribute to the Legal Studies course discussions at UC Berkeley

Professional or Academic Letter of Recommendation

In support of your abilities and personal and/or professional goals, please request that a professional or academic colleague (such as a supervisor, manager or recent instructor) directly email a letter of recommendation to

Please ask your recommender to include your name and "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.

Scholarship recipients will be notified individually within three weeks after the scholarship deadline. Additional details will be provided then.

Application Deadline

Your online application and letter of recommendation must be received by Sunday, June 2nd, 2019; 11:59 pm (PST). (Convert this time to your time zone).

You must apply to both the Berkeley Legal Studies Global Access Program and the scholarship by Sunday, June 2nd, 2019; 11:59 pm (PST).

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