This list of Haas scholarships is open to current Evening & Weekend MBA students. To be considered for these opportunities, students will be required to complete an application. Recipients will be determined based on how closely they align with the criteria for the gift or endowment. These include, but are not limited to, professional goals, academic achievement, leadership skills, and embodiment of the Haas Defining Leadership Principles. Please note that the minimum requirements for Continuing Student Scholarships are a 3.0 GPA and no past due balances. Meeting the stated criteria does not mean you’re guaranteed funds; rather, it means you are eligible for consideration.
This scholarship is awarded to students that display exemplary leadership within the campus community. Both breadth and depth of involvement at Haas will be considered. Successful candidates embody the Defining Leadership Principles, demonstrated commitment and service to Haas School of Business, and have acted as positive, path-bending leaders who steward the Haas brand in all that they do.
Candidates for this scholarship will be nominated by their peers, Haas staff, or faculty. Nominations for the Haas Student Leadership Award will be accepted through November 18. Students that are selected for an award will be notified Friday, December 16.
The application for Real Estate Scholarships is open and will close on Friday, February 3. Decisions will be released within the application portal at the close of business on Friday, March 3, 2023.
Fisher Center Real Estate Scholarships
The Gerson Bakar – Fisher Center Policy Advisory Board Real Estate Scholarship is a competitive merit-based scholarship and will provide tuition support to its recipients. Candidates must have demonstrated a significant passion for real estate as a career objective through prior work and internship performance, excellence in academic Real Estate coursework, leadership roles in the Berkeley Real Estate Club, and/or significant contributions made on extramural Real Estate competition teams. Candidates must also have successfully completed the first year of their degree program at the Haas School of Business and be pursuing completion of the IGCRE Certificate in Real Estate.
The Jon Q. Reynolds Real Estate Entrepreneur Scholarship was established to provide tuition support for deserving MBA students at the Haas School of Business. Candidates must be pursuing a career in real estate and must demonstrate a high level of academic distinction and participation in the real estate program.
Falik Family Fellowships, provided by the generosity of Bill Falik, will be awarded to an exceptional graduating student (in an amount up to $10k) and to a continuing student (in an amount up to $5k) who have demonstrated a passion for real estate and have exhibited significant leadership and entrepreneurial qualities during their graduate or continuing studies. The scholarship opportunity is open to Haas School of Business Full Time and Evening-Weekend MBA students.
Continuing Student Scholarships
The application for Continuing Student Scholarships will open on April 13, 2023, and close on May 11, 2023. Decisions will be released within the application portal at the close of business on June 16, 2023.
Provided by the generosity of friends and family of the class of 2000 in memory of David Engelbrecht. This is a one-year award for continuing students who have demonstrated academic excellence.
The Hansoo Lee Fellowship will provide a stipend and mentorship to help Berkeley Haas MBA students pursue their venture full-time for their summer internship. MBA students will also receive mentorship from Haas alums focused on entrepreneurship, and office space.
Funded in part by the generosity of Abhishek Sharma (EWMBA ’16), this pilot grant will be used to support continuing students who reside outside of the nine-county Bay Area and incur additional travel expenses. Priority in the selection process will be given in large part to those who live furthest away from campus. The nine-county Bay Area region includes San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Alameda, Contra Costa, Solano, Napa, Sonoma, and Marin Counties.
Award amount: TBD as funding is contingent upon responses from applicants. Award amounts will vary based on the distance traveled to campus.
Continued eligibility is contingent upon continuous residence in your current city. You must report any relocation to another municipality to the Haas Financial Aid Office. Eligibility could be affected if you move into the 9-county Bay Area.
Przybylski Deatrick Scholarship is a one-year award. Preference is given to single parents or those re-entering the workforce after a significant period of non-employment. Students who have experienced financial hardship during the academic year may also be considered.
Funding Opportunities Administered by Other Departments
The Berkeley Haas Entrepreneurship Program integrates entrepreneurial thinking into the Haas student experience and to assist Haas and UC Berkeley students in launching new ventures. The program gives students multidisciplinary experiential learning opportunities, seed funding for selected startups, and connections to the greater UC Berkeley and Bay Area entrepreneurial ecosystems. The Berkeley Haas Entrepreneurship Program coordinates:
- The Gloria Appel Award for Outstanding Leadership in Entrepreneurship is presented upon nomination by the Haas community to a second year MBA candidate who has made an extraordinary and lasting contribution to the entrepreneurship program at Haas. A $5,000 fellowship accompanies the award.
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