2017 EOP Achievement Award Application
The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) honors a select number of students each year with the EOP Achievement Award. This award recognizes students who have worked to achieve academic excellence while contributing exemplary community service on campus and/or in the surrounding community.

Achievement Award applicants must meet the following criteria:

1. Must be an EOP student, meeting ANY of the criteria below:
a. Low income (Pell Grant or Dream Act Scholarship eligible as verified by Financial Aid)
b. First generation college student
c. Historically underrepresented student

2. Must have demonstrated leadership and service on campus and/or the community-at-large

3. Must have a minimum UCB cumulative grade point average of 3.0

4. Must have Junior* or Senior standing by the beginning of the Spring 2017 semester
*Transfer Students Only: Must have completed a semester at UCB by the beginning
of the Spring 2017 semester.

5. Must be registered as a full-time undergraduate student (extenuating circumstances will be considered)


Students who meet the above five criteria are encouraged to submit this form online and separately submit (either via email or in person) their resume and letter of recommendation to:


John "Quamé" Patton, Academic Counselor, UC Berkeley Educational Opportunity Program
Mailing Address: 119 Cesar Chavez Student Center, Berkeley, CA 94720-4210
Email: quame@berkeley.edu


PLEASE NOTE: Your Letter of recommendation should come from someone familiar with your community service. Students selected for an award will receive between $300 and $500, based upon available resources. Past award winners are not eligible for consideration. Award ceremony will take place at the UC Berkeley Alumni House on Thursday, May 4, 2017 from 4-6pm.

***The deadline to submit your application is Friday, March 3rd, 2017***

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NAME:
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BIRTHDATE:
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STUDENT ID #:
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EMAIL:
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PHONE:
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ADDRESS:
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COLLEGE/SCHOOL:
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MAJOR and/or MINOR:
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TERM ENTERED UCB:
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UNITS COMPLETED AT UCB:
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CUMULATIVE UCB GPA:
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LIST SPECIFIC CAMPUS OR COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES YOU HAVE PARTICIPATED IN, THE APPROXIMATE DATES OF SERVICE, AND A CONTACT PERSON:
Please list using numbers, e.g., 1, 2, 3, and so on.
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PERSONAL ESSAY:
INSTRUCTIONS: Describe in a maximum of two (2) pages, double-spaced (approximately 500 words max.): A - Your leadership and service on campus and/or the community-at-large. B - Your role and responsibilities in the listed activities. C - Why you feel this service is important. (Please type your response into the text box below).
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STATEMENT OF PLANS AFTER GRADUATION:
INSTRUCTIONS: Describe in two (2) pages or less, double-spaced (approximately 500 words max.): Your plans/career goals after obtaining your undergraduate degree and how your past and present experiences are connected to these goals. (Please type your response into the text box below)
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RESUME:
INSTRUCTIONS: Please email a current resume, no more than two (2) pages long, to quame@berkeley.edu.
LETTER OF RECCOMENDATION:
INSTRUCTIONS: Please be sure your recommender addresses the following in their letter: 1) Length of time acquainted with the applicant and in what capacity. 2) Applicant’s overall potential and strengths. 3) Applicant’s leadership and service on campus and/or the community-at-large.
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