The Berkeley Graduate Division is accepting applications for the Albert Newman Fellowship for Visually-Impaired Students. Graduate students with substantial visual impairments can apply for the Albert Newman Fellowship. The fellowship helps to sustain the world-renowned excellence of more than 100 masters and doctoral programs. Winning candidate will be awarded approximately $4,000.
The University of California, Berkeley is a public research university located in Berkeley, California. The University of California was founded in 1868, born out of a vision in the State Constitution of a university that would “contribute even more than California’s gold to the glory and happiness of advancing generations.”
To receive the Albert Newman Fellowship, a beneficiary must:
- Applicants must be substantially visually impaired as documented by the Disabled Students Program (located at 260 Cesar Chavez Student Center, Voice  642-0518, TTY  642-6376).
- Award will be based on scholastic achievement.
- Students must be registered in the term in which they receive the award.
How to Apply
- To be applying for the scholarship firstly the candidate must login through the given link: https://tango.berkeley.edu/applicant/app/continueApplicationWithProgram
- S. Citizens and permanent residents must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid through the given link: https://fafsa.ed.gov/
The award amount for the Albert Newman Fellowship 2017-18 academic year will be approximate $4,000.
In order to be considered for the scholarships please submitted your admission application by April 10, 2017.