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Middle Class Scholarship Program for University of California, Berkeley

Sponsored by: University of California, Berkeley

The Middle Class Scholarship (MCS) program provides funding to help middle-class students attend the University of California or California State University. Applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act Application by March 2 of each year. Family income and household assets must be under $150,000 per year to qualify for this scholarship. The California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) and school financial aid office will determine the actual amount each student receives. New, transfer and returning undergraduate students at the University of California or California State University with annual family income and household assets of up to $150,000 may also be eligible. The average award is $4,500.


Application Deadline March 2
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? yes
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? yes
Is a separate application required? yes



Max $4,500

Contact Information

University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley
2200 University Drive
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

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