University Partnership Program

Growing up in a single-parent household, the youngest of four, Daisy was convinced there was more to life than the everyday problems at home. 

Jill Duerr Berrick

This fall, Berkeley Scholarship Stories focuses on Cal’s talented, inspirational scholarship recipients and the generous donors who make their Berkeley experiences possible. For all our students, higher education is affordable only with the help of significant grants and scholarships. Your support helps make dreams come true.

Jasmine Sozi, Class of 2021, Intended Political Science Major

Fiat Lux Scholar Jasmine Sozi shares her commitment to stay involved in the community and reflects on her great appreciation for loyal donors “who made it possible for so many people to go to college worry free.”

Raj Bhargava

UC Berkeley welcomed Bank of the West and Peet’s Coffee and Tea to the University Partnership Program which helps fund student programs across campus. Senior Raj Bhargava ensured the partnerships also provide significant merit- and need-based scholarship funds. 

Michael Papias, Class of 2020 Ethnic Studies Major

Michael Papias (Class of 2020), a Regents’ and Chancellor’s Scholar and Be Berkeley student mentor, speaks to prospective students in a video about his experience as a first-generation student.

New scholars connected with each other at the Regents’ and Chancellor’s Scholarship Reception hosted at University House in September 2017.

Chancellor Christ welcomed students, donors, faculty, staff, and campus partners to honor new Regents’ and Chancellor’s Scholars and Fiat Lux Scholars. Thanks to loyal donors, these scholars enrich the campus through their academic and personal achievements and their diverse backgrounds.