Apply for Financial Aid
Apply for Financial Aid by March 2
Fill out an submit a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or California Dream Act Application to be considered for federal, state, UC, and Berkeley-specific for federal, state, UC, and Berkeley-specific scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Dream Act Application
*UC Berkeley's federal school code is 001312. California residents must complete a FAFSA and a GPA Verification form for Cal Grant (link is external)(link is external) consideration.
Admitted students are automatically considered for scholarships. International students are not eligible for federal financial aid or institutional aid managed by the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office at UC Berkeley. However, the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office website provides information about other options:
Cal-culate Your Estimated Financial Aid
By answering a few simple questions, the Cal-culator presents an estimated financial aid award for prospective full-time undergraduate students, including any Berkeley Middle Class Access Plan (MCAP) award for which you may be eligible. The Cal-culator produces estimated values based on the information you provide.