Sep 21 2010
Scholarship: UC Berkeley Incentive Awards Program
Scholarship Amount: $8000 a year for four years
Eligibility: The Incentive Awards Program provides up to $32,000 in scholarship funds over eight semesters, and student support services to low-income students and first generation college students who have demonstrated leadership potential, high academics, and a commitment to serve others. IAP reaches out to first-generation college students who have overcome great socioeconomic disadvantages through its partnerships with 49 Northern California high schools, and 22 Los Angeles high schools through its Pre-Collegiate Academy. Founded on the UC Berkeley campus in 1991, the program is now the largest privately funded scholarship and leadership development program in the UC systems. IAP Eligibility Criteria * Junior in attendance at an IAP partner high school during Junior and Senior years. * Minimum 3.5 unweighted UC GPA. * Meet financial eligibility guidelines. * Meet minimum UC admission requirements and apply to UC Berkeley. * Must be a US citizen, resident, or eligible non-citizen at time of application. * Demonstration of strong leadership at home, the community or at school, and commitment to community service.
Application Deadline: May 1, 2011
Additional Information: Oakland Tech nominates five candidates. See Ms. Purbaugh in the Counseling Office for more details.
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