Scholarship Detail

Zachary Cruz Memorial Scholarship

Program Information

Deadline Month: February
Application Deadline Dates: 02/17/2017
Award Amount: $3,500
Established in 2010 and to be awarded in perpetuity, the Zachary Cruz Memorial Scholarship at UC Berkeley was created by Zachary's parents, Jodie and Frank Cruz (Class of '05, MA '09, PhD in progress). The purpose of the scholarship is to preserve Zachary's memory, to reward excellence in public education, and to support University's commitment to access, equity, and inclusion at Berkeley. Frank and Jodie Cruz also conceive of the scholarship as a way to give back to the communities of Ventura County and the Bay Area, where they raised their son.
Type: Undergraduate Study, Graduate Study
Application Available: Organization Website

Eligibility Requirements

Class Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate Student
Area of Study: Arts and Humanities, Business, Engineering and Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Math, Natural Sciences, Public Service, Social and Behavioral Sciences
Application Form: Yes
Restricted: Undergraduate Students: • Currently enrolled at the University of California, Berkeley • Attended a public high school in Ventura County or the San Francisco Bay Area(1) • Applicant must be a transfer student from a California Community College OR a student parent(2) • Applicant must demonstrate academic excellence and promise for the future Graduate Students: • Currently enrolled at the University of California, Berkeley • Attended a public high school in Ventura County or the San Francisco Bay Area(1) • Applicant is a student parent(2) • Applicant must demonstrate academic excellence and promise for the future

Submission Requirements

Application Form: Yes

Further Information

cruzscholarship@berkeley.edu