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Peter E. Haas Public Service Leaders

The Peter E. Haas Public Service Leaders Program provides need-based scholarships to undergraduate student leaders who have demonstrated a significant commitment to off-campus service activities. Students are eligible for awards up to $7,000 for the academic year, based on a combination of financial need and impact of project/service. The program engages students in a year-long training and support system to ensure their personal success in their service, including monthly trainings, reflective dialogues, and regular coaching/advising sessions with professional staff.


Haas Leaders Fall 2023


Named in honor of legendary Cal alumnus Peter E. Haas, who was known for his deep compassion for helping others, the program seeks to grow a new generation of leaders committed to helping society.

Community Partners

Each year, Haas Leaders collaborate closely with community partners to build a mutually beneficial and reciprocal partnerships and projects. Examples of organizations that past and current Haas leaders have worked with include: Ahimsa Collective, Center for Domestic Peace, Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity, ScholarMatch, and more. 

Important Dates




April 16-19

Contact Information

Aileen Pagdanganan, Program Manager

Haas Leaders

Haas Leader Orientation