Transcending Beyond Berkeley Fellowship

Access to professional development and research opportunities within higher education is very important whether going into the world of work or continuing on in academia.The Transcending Beyond Berkeley (TBB) Fellowship program provides students with tools to present their education, experience and skills effectively in a professional environment and to thrive, regardless of immigration status.

TBB Fellows develop as professionals and obtain hands-on experiential learning and networking opportunities. They dedicate a certain number of hours each semester to their specific project and receive a $4,000 stipend (undergraduate) or $8,000 (graduate). At the end of the academic year, fellows showcase their project/learning outcomes.

Some Units/Departments that have participated include: Career Center, PATH to Care, Department of Art Practice, Department of Psychology, Center for Undergraduate Discovery, Multicultural Community Center, and more. If you are interested in hosting a fellow in the future, please complete this interest form. 

To be eligible, a student must: (1) not be eligible for federal aid, (2) be CA Dream aid recipients and/or be undocumented.

Fellows will be required to: (1) meet with a USP Academic Counselor two times per semester, (2) complete 100-140 hours in their project per semester, (3) attend two fellow meetings per semester, and (4) attend 2 EOP, USP and/or Career Center workshops per semester.

Students may apply to be a fellow for the 2022-2023 academic year here. Applications are due by Tuesday, May 17!