Haas Scholars are:

  • Academically Talented: value learning both for its own sake and to make a difference in the world
  • Community-Oriented:  desire to be part of an interdisciplinary academic community by learning from one's peers 
  • Future Leaders:  ready to take on the challenge of conducting an independent research or creative project that will culminate in a senior/honors thesis

Haas Scholars receive:

  • One-on-one mentoring from members of the UC-Berkeley faculty
  • A seminar in the Fall (1 units, P/NP) and a writing workshop in the Spring  to assist with the research and writing process
  • An opportunity to present the results of your work at a professional academic conference in January
  • Assistance with graduate school and fellowship applications, career counseling, connections with almost 400 Haas Scholars alumni, and other support to help you realize your individual post-graduation plans 
  • Membership in an alumni community (nearly 400 strong and growing each year!) that provides ongoing connections and support
  • Up to $13,800 in financial support during your fellowship year
  • $3800-$5000 summer living stipend ($3800 if you will be abroad most of the summer)
  • $1800/semester academic year living stipend, if your financial aid package has room for it.
  • up to $5000 for research expenses
  • $200 completion stipend


...why not apply and find out what the Haas Scholars Program can do for you?