Scholarships + Internships
The Mildred Jordan Sharp Scholarship is a one-year, merit-based award that recognizes female juniors at UC Berkeley who have demonstrated leadership, service, academics, and personal development in pursuit of a specific future goal or career. Female students who are either a Junior (3rd year at Cal) or who is a Junior Transfer Student and matriculated for at least one full semester are eligible. A minimum of a 3.0 GPA is required and the student must be available to interview in-person on campus in mid November 2019
Applications for the 2019-2020 academic year will be due on October 27th, 2019 at 11:59PM PST.
Cal Alumni Pride is the LGBTQ alumni club of UC Berkeley. Their mission is to support and promote the interests of UC Berkeley and its alumni, with an emphasis on issues and interests specific to the LGBTQ community. One of Cal Alumni Pride’s major objectives is to serve as a resource to LGBTQ undergraduate students and their allies in the form of mentorship and scholarship opportunities.
The Cal Pride Scholarship is a one-year, merit-based award that recognizes Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors at UC Berkeley and incoming transfer students for academic achievement, leadership, and community involvement, as well as their contribution to the LGBTQ community. Previous recipients of the Cal Pride Scholarship are not eligible to re-apply.
Please take due care when responding to the essays presented, as those students selected for finalist interviews are often chosen on the basis of the thought and consideration of their responses. Successful applicants are often those who spend more time on the essays and are able to articulate their positions clearly in subsequent in-person interviews.
Applications for the 2019-2020 academic year are due October 20th, 2019, 11:59PM PST.
Cal Externship Program 2020
An Externship is a chance to get an insider's view of a career field by shadowing Cal alumni in a wide variety of career fields at their workplace from one day up to 2 weeks during the January 2020 Winter Break.
All currently enrolled undergraduate students are eligible to apply for an externship position, however, priority will be given to freshmen and sophomores.
There are currently over 350 externship positions
available between January 6-17, 2020. (with more being added!)
Applications are open now and due by Friday, October 25th at 5 pm.
Questions? Go to: FAQ's