FINANCING A SEMESTER IN D.C.
Estimated Student Budget for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 UCDC Program (Please note: if the program is remote due to COVID-19, DC housing and travel costs not applicable)
|Estimated Tuition and fees shown are for CA residents||Fall 2021||Spring 2022|
|Housing and Utility||5,173||5,173|
|Estimated Air Transit||600||600|
|Estimated Local Transit||900||900|
|Estimated Books and Supplies||700||700|
|Estimated Personal (includes winter clothes and professional attire)||2,600||2,600|
|Estimated Tuition and Fees*||7,156*||7,156*|
The UC Berkeley Financial Aid Office calculates aid awards to meet the needs of students participating in the UCDC program. The UCDC program recommends that students consult with the financial aid office to determine their individual need and eligibility as it relates to the UCDC program costs. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a personal appointment.
Scholarships & Other Awards
Center for Civility & Democratic Engagement (CCDE) Fellowships
Matsui Center Washington Fellowship (for Cal UCDC participants only)
UC Presidential Public Service Fellowship program
The Leadership Award
Charlene Conrad Liebau Library Prize for Undergraduate Research
The Charles E. Percy Undergraduate Grant for Public Affairs Research
John Gardner Fellowship
New Leader Scholarship
Undergraduate Merit Scholarship
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
The HACU program has complied a list of scholarship resources that is available on their web site. This list is for informational purposes only and does not serve as an endorsement of these organizations by UCDC or HACU.
Other Campus Sources of Funding
Check with your academic department to see if grants or awards are available for undergraduate students pursuing research.
We also encourage you to conduct a broader scholarship search. One useful resource is UCB’s Scholarship Connection: http://scholarships.berkeley.edu/. Another is the Alumni Association: http://alumni.berkeley.edu/community/scholarship