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The Berkeley Community Fund raises funds and supports programs in Berkeley that narrow the inequities within our community and create opportunity for youth. Scholarship funds may be used for tuition, books, room and board and incidental expenses in support of the recipientís college education.

Deadline
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Scholarships:
March 6, 2006
June 2006

 

Click here to download a scholarship application.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE:

The Berkeley Community Fund offers the following scholarships: Berkeley Community Fund, Berkeley High School Class of 1951, Berkeley High Achievement Fund and Victoria M. Campbell Scholarships .

 

Please complete one scholarship application to be considered for all scholarships.

 

ELIGIBIILITY:   

  • Berkeley High School Seniors graduating in June 2006 and attending a 4-year college or university for a minimum of 12 units/credits in the fall of 2006
 
  • Berkeley High School Seniors graduating in June 2006 and attending community college for a minimum of 4 units/credits in the fall 2006 semester
  • Scholastic achievement - Minimum 3.5 GPA for Berkeley High Class of 1951 Scholarship; For all other scholarships, demonstrated achievement.

 

SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Academic excellence, financial need, personal statement, letter of recommendation, in-person interview, , extra curricular activities (e.g., school, community service, employment experience, etc.)

 

AWARD PROCEDURE:

  • The Scholarship Committee reviews all applications. Applicants may be invited for interviews.
  • All scholarships will be awarded without regard to race, creed, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation or national origin.
  • All applicants will be notified of their status in writing.
  • Scholarships are for one year.
  • After scholarship recipients submit proof of registration at the beginning of the fall 2006 semester, the full scholarship amount will be released and made payable directly to the recipientís college or university.

 

DEADLINE:

Monday March 6, 2006, 5:00 p.m.

We no longer accept postmarked applications!

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Visit the Berkeley High School College Advising Center for an application, or click here to download one. Complete the scholarship application, include every attachment, and submit the complete scholarship application by Monday March 6, 2006, 5:00 p.m. Ė we no longer accept postmarked applications.

 


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