Berkeley also is fortunate to have a number of endowed scholarships available to our students. In addition to demonstrated financial need, specific criteria unique to each scholarship is outlined below. Applications will be available in the Admissions Office or online
and the filing deadline for scholarships is also February 1, 2020. A selection committee will review the completed applications and announce the scholarship recipients in early March.
The scholarship selection process is competitive and selective. These scholarships will be renewed annually, as long as there is demonstrated academic progress and achievement. Please note: Students who apply for scholarships also will be considered for financial aid awards.
This year we are pleased to announce the availability of the following 5 scholarship awards:
The Alumni Scholarship Fund (2) – Established by the Alumni Association, the Berkeley Endowed Alumni Scholarship Fund will provide two full-tuition scholarships to an Upper Division student. In addition to demonstrated financial need, the recipient must demonstrate the potential for outstanding academic achievement, leadership, and participation in and contributions to extracurricular pursuits.
The Baldwin Family Scholarship – Bryan Baldwin ’73 established this full-tuition scholarship fund, including ancillaries, for an Upper Division student who demonstrates financial need and academic promise, with a preference for minority students.
The Joseph A. Merluzzi Scholarship – Originally established as the Parents’ Club Endowed Scholarship, this fund was renamed in honor of Joseph A. Merluzzi and his years of dedicated service to all Berkeley students as Headmaster from 1987-2011. Funded by Parents’ Club activities, this endowment currently provides one partial-tuition scholarship for a Middle or Upper Division student with demonstrated financial need, who have the potential for outstanding academic achievement, leadership, and participation in and contributions to extracurricular pursuits.
The Ross Brown Scholarship – Established in memory of Ross Newcomb Brown, Class of 1975, by his family, this partial scholarship is awarded to a Middle or Upper Division student who demonstrates outstanding interest and achievement in science.