Albert Newman Fellowship

The Berkeley Graduate Division is accepting applications for the Albert Newman Fellowship for Visually-Impaired Students. Graduate students with substantial visual impairments can apply for the Albert Newman Fellowship. The fellowship helps to sustain the world-renowned excellence of more than 100 masters and doctoral programs. Winning candidate will be awarded approximately $4,000.

The University of California, Berkeley is a public research university located in Berkeley, California. The University of California was founded in 1868, born out of a vision in the State Constitution of a university that would “contribute even more than California’s gold to the glory and happiness of advancing generations.”


To receive the Albert Newman Fellowship, a beneficiary must:

  • Applicants must be substantially visually impaired as documented by the Disabled Students Program (located at 260 Cesar Chavez Student Center, Voice [510] 642-0518, TTY [510] 642-6376).
  • Award will be based on scholastic achievement.
  • Students must be registered in the term in which they receive the award.

How to Apply:

Financial Aid and Award Money:

The award amount for the Albert Newman Fellowship 2017-18 academic year will be approximate $4,000.

Application Deadline:

In order to be considered for the scholarships please submitted your admission application by April 10, 2017.

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