Home > Financial Aid > College Scholarships > Scholarships by Type > Local Scholarships > The Achievement Award Program (TAAP)

The Achievement Award Program (TAAP)

$24,000

February 17, 2019

Awards Available: See Description

Apply Now!
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Achievement Award is a scholarship program for students with extreme financial need who have demonstrated high potential by achieving academic success while overcoming difficult circumstances. Scholarship applicants must demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment to helping pre-collegiate students in college preparation programs. TAAP provides financial support and one-on-one advising to all of its recipients. The Achievement Award Program is for up to $6,000 per year and a laptop. If you have applied to UC Berkeley for fall admission, you may be eligible to apply for the Achievement Award.

    Scholarship Program Requirements:
    -Full-time enrollment at UC Berkeley
    -Evening scholar meetings and events throughout the academic year
    -10 hours of community service and outreach per semester
    -"Satisfactory Academic Progress" as defined by the Office of Financial Aid and the scholar's college

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Elizabeth Ramirez
  • 1 Alumni House
  • Berkeley, CA 94720
  • achieve@alumni.berkeley.edu
  • tel: 888-225-2586
  • fax: 510-642-2949

See if you qualify for this award

Learn more about this scholarship and many more.
Find Scholarships Instantly!
  

Comments (0)

expand_more

Care to comment?
Go ahead - we're listening! Did you apply for this scholarship? Why? Why not? Maybe you even won!
Your comments could help fellow Scholarships.com members.


If you can read this, don't touch the following fields


Latest College & Financial Aid News

Profane Professor Recorded Berating Student, Dropping F-Bomb

April 17, 2018

by Susan Dutca

A New Jersey community college professor allegedly shouted obscenities at a politically-conservative student during a sociology lecture on sexual harassment, which has ignited complaints about the college being a "liberal atmosphere where alternative political viewpoints are not tolerated." According to other students, this incident was "one of the many disagreements" that took place over the course of the semester. [...]

Gun-Toting College Girl Faces Backlash for Grad Photo

April 10, 2018

by Susan Dutca

Photo obtained by ABC News.

A gun-toting Tennessee college senior showed her support for President Trump and guns while holding her shirt up to reveal her handgun in her graduation photos to "show who [she is] as a person." The photo, which went viral on Twitter, gained both positive and negative feedback - some of which claimed she was "brandishing a firearm for a photo shoot or showing it off to try and look cool." [...]

Student Sends Flirtatious, Then Menacing Emails to Professor

April 3, 2018

by Susan Dutca

A professor at the University of California at Santa Cruz believed she was "unstalkable" up until a student of hers began sending messages that were at first flirtatious and ultimately turned to threats of rape and murder. Much of the #MeToo conversation in higher education revolves around educators who "harass" or "target" students; but some educators themselves actually become vulnerable to harassment by their own students and remain silent out of a sense of guilt, embarrassment, and often the fear of losing their jobs. [...]