About Us

Your Financial Aid and Scholarships Office

The mission of the UC Berkeley Financial Aid and Scholarships Office is to provide students access to an excellent education. Through strategic partnerships and rigorous planning, our dedicated staff:

  • Offer innovative aid programs to make higher education affordable
  • Help students and parents navigate financial aid processes
  • Counsel students so they understand their options and feel empowered to make the best choices to manage their financial lives
  • Advocate on behalf of students
  • Teach students about financial literacy
  • Collaborate to help build upon a comprehensive, holistic culture of care that transforms the student experience and helps us recruit, retain, and graduate students and prepare them for success in life
  • Continue efforts in fostering a sense of community by encouraging alumni and donors to connect with the university and give the gift of access to the next generation of students