Weekly Opportunities - November 29, 2021

Here are some important updates/deadlines to keep in mind for this week:


1. Cultural Peer Mentor Application Open for Spring '22! - Due 12/5 

If you are interested in becoming a Cultural Peer Mentor, please complete the online application here: https://tinyurl.com/CPMSP22

2. Opportunities for Undergraduate Researchers - SURF, Haas Scholars Program, The Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize 


SURF - Summer Undergraduate Research and Fellowship Program

The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships , known as “SURF”, provides $5,000 stipends to students to carry out indepth research over the summer. There are a variety of program tracks within SURF, and each of them has different eligibility requirements. Some of the tracks are for students completing a senior thesis under faculty supervision (SURF L&S, Rose Hills Independent) while others are for students doing research in support of graduate students (SURF-SMART) or faculty (Rose Hills Experience). If you are interested in SURF, please attend an upcoming info session via Zoom. The deadline for the program is March 1, 2022 so now is the time to begin developing your application.


Haas Scholars Program
Every year, the Haas Scholars Program funds 20 students for up to $13,800 to carry out a capstone project in the summer preceding and during their final year on campus.  Haas Scholars also receive guidance from faculty mentors (who also receive a stipend) and from a full-time staff member, membership in a close-knit interdisciplinary community of scholars, and connections to an alumni network of almost 500 members.  Eligibility:  3.45+ UCB gpa, Graduating F ’22 or Spr ’23, and financial need (EFC <$26,000); undocumented and international students are eligible if they demonstrate the required level of need. Deadline 2/16/22; interested students should attend an upcoming info session and contact the Program Manager for an appointment.


The Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize
The Stronach Baccalaureate Prize supports recent Cal graduates to undertake a public service, creative, or community-based research project in the year following graduation (fall 21, spring and summer 22 graduates eligible). Recipients are awarded up to $25,000 for projects that serve the public good and heighten awareness of social issues.  Application deadline: Tuesday, March 1, 2022.  The dates and times of upcoming information sessions will be posted on the website. Interested students are highly encouraged to make an appointment with the program manager to discuss their project ideas.


3. Psych Advising Fall 2021 Virtual Drop-Ins

Have questions? Need support? Come to our Fall 2021 drop-in services with both online and in-person opportunities. We are offering drop-ins on Tuesdays through Thursdays from 10 AM - 12 PM & 1 PM - 4 PM. Feel free to look at our advising page for more details. 

Zoom Link: https://berkeley.zoom.us/j/96022134854

PLEASE NOTE- the week of 11/29-12/3 will be the last week of peer advising, however there will be a special 12/3 drop in hours for L&S deadlines.


4.  Weekly Health Tip

Please check out the weekly health tip from Claire our health care worker!