The George A. Miller Scholars Program provides outstanding community college transfer students the opportunity to develop leadership, research or community service skills and apply them in practice. Every year ten low-income, first-generation students are selected based on their leadership potential, academic excellence, and commitment to community service and education. As a close-knit group of students, Miller Scholars participate in the program for two years receiving individualized personal attention and guidance that helps them transition to Berkeley, succeed academically, and develop skills to ensure long term success. Based on financial need, each year, based on financial need, Miller Scholars receive up to $6000 in scholarship for Fall/Spring, and up to $2000 for the summer between year one and year two.
Eligible students are contacted via email in early June and asked to complete an online application. If you meet the criteria below and have committed to UC Berkeley as a new transfer student, make sure to check you email in-box for the application invite. If you feel you meet the criteria below but did not receive an email from the program you can contact Luisa Giulianetti firstname.lastname@example.org