Our High Hopes Scholarship Programs help Berkeley public school graduates flourish in college and beyond.
BCS High Hopes Scholars graduate at 6x the national rate of their peers.
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Berkeley Community Scholars empowers Berkeley youth who face racial, economic, and other barriers to achieving their college dreams by providing a unique experience of scholarships, advising, mentoring, and a community of support.
Our two programs support Berkeley public high school students attending four year universities or Berkeley City College with the intention of transferring to a four year university.
Donations to our organization help us provide a powerful combination of financial assistance and mentoring—closing the opportunity gap for students in our community.