Monday, February 13, 2017

Haas Public Service Leaders Scholarship

Peter E. Haas Public Service Leaders Program

Application deadline: March 31, 2017, 5:00pm

The Peter E. Haas Public Service Leaders Program seeks outstanding student leaders who are engaged in off-campus service activities.  For the 2017-18 academic year, we will select as many as 50 undergraduates to participate in the program and to receive need-based scholarships in the range of $2,000 to $6,000.
 
Information Sessions in 218 Eshleman Hall:
  • Monday, March 13 from 3-4pm
  • Tuesday, March 14 from 9-10am
  • Wednesday, March 22 from 4-5pm
Through a generous gift from the Mimi and Peter Haas Fund, this program provides need-based scholarships making it possible for students to serve 10 to 15 hours a week in off-campus social action activities. Students who are selected will participate in a yearlong leadership development program through the Public Service Center. 
 
Criteria for selection includes:
  • Must be eligible for financial aid or Dream Act
  • A compelling case for why a scholarship would facilitate your ability to be a public service leader
  • Proposal must be a significant service project that will have meaningful community impact (Does not need to be a new project.  Current projects qualify)
  • Project engages other UC Berkeley students
  • Ability to commit 10-15 hours a week to the project during the 2017-18 academic year
NOTE - Undocumented students who meet the financial aid requirements are eligible to apply

For a complete program description including benefits and commitments please visit http://publicservice.berkeley.edu/haasleaders

Questions? Contact Fela Thomas at haasleaders@berkeley.edu.