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College Corps

       

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’22-’23 Fellows/Oakland Unified School District

About

#CaliforniansForAll College Corps is a statewide partnership with California Volunteers to create debt-free pathways to college while mobilizing thousands of college students to tackle pressing community issues. At UC Berkeley, approximately 100 undergraduates are serving with community partners supporting food and climate justice, K-12 education, and behavioral health & wellness efforts. 

Application

Application

Apply for the Waitlist

Deadline

Application deadline has passed. You can apply for the Waitlist

More Information

Click here to view College Corps Cohort 3 virtual recording info session.

Click here to view College Corps Cohort 3 info session slides.

Click here to view PSC Joint Leadership info session slides.

Interviews & Offers

Depending on your application, you may be invited to join a group interview April 29-May 10 (during RRR & Finals weeks); Initial offers will be sent by May 31 but will be contingent on your Financial Aid package

For Students

  • Join a cohort of college students in a first-of-its-kind statewide partnership addressing societal challenges and helping to build more equitable communities across California
  • Commit to serving 450 hours in person over the course of the year (from late August through July 31)
  • Graduate with less debt as College Corps Fellows will receive $10,000 through:
    • a $7,000 living stipend paid monthly throughout your active service term
    • a $3,000 Education Award upon successful completion of 450 hours
  • Serve through an in-person community placement working on an issue you are passionate about: 
    Food Justice, Climate Justice, K-12 Education, or Youth Behavioral Health
  • Must have at least $7,000 in unmet need in your 2024-2025 Financial Aid package
  • Read more about Eligibility & Benefits 
  • Frequently Asked Questions

In the News

Contact Information

For more information, please contact:

Cynthia Baker-Smith, Senior Program Manager for College Corps

College Corps at UC Berkeley is a proud grantee of AmeriCorps and California Volunteers, Office of the Governor

College Corps Orientation

College Corps Orientation, August 2022