OURS National Scholarships

On-Campus Resources

Academic Departments

If you have declared your major, ask your Undergraduate Advisor whether your department offers scholarships for its majors. In addition, check your department’s bulletin boards: outside organizations often send scholarship announcements directly to relevant academic departments for them to post.

California Alumni Association

1 Alumni House
The Alumni Scholarships Office administers several merit-based scholarships for enrolled Berkeley undergraduates.

Berkeley Career Engagement

2440 Bancroft Way
Career Center staff have compiled a list of public service-related fellowship opportunities for recent graduates and graduate students.

Discovery Opportunities Database

The Discovery Opportunities Database is UC Berkeley’s new, centralized tool for our 32k undergraduates to search for research, internships, scholarships/fellowships, public service opportunities, and study abroad experiences beyond the classroom. The database gathers opportunities from 13 campus partners all in one place, with more resources continually being added.

UC Berkeley Public Service Center

218 Eschelman Hall
The Public Service Center works with the local community to engage students in a variety of service activities, such as tutoring youth, helping the unhoused, providing companionship to the elderly, and preserving the environment.

Graduate Division Fellowships Office

318 Sproul Hall
The Fellowships Office has information on scholarships and fellowships for graduate study at any institution. Graduating seniors may apply for many externally funded awards, such as the Fulbright Grants for Graduate Study Abroad, Mellon Fellowships in the Humanities, and National Science Foundation Fellowships.

Office of Undergraduate Research & Scholarships

2422 Dwinelle Hall
Students looking for scholarships or fellowships to conduct research should visit the main website for the Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships. The site provides funding advice and links to on- and off-campus research opportunities.

Cal Student Central Office

120 Sproul Hall
Cal Student Central (CSC) is dedicated to assisting UC Berkeley students and the community successfully navigate several key departments that affect a student’s career at UC Berkeley. CSC staff serve as representatives of the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office, the Office of the Registrar, Accounts Payable, and Billing and Payment Services. They offer services online, over the phone, and in-person.