New Leader Scholarship

The following New Leader Scholarship is administered by 10,000 Degrees but requires an additional scholarship application – see below.

Award: Up to $8,000

  • Enrollment in one of the following Bay Area public universities: California State University, East Bay Campus; San Francisco State University; San Jose State University; Sonoma State University; or University of California at Berkeley
  • Upper division student who has attended the school for one academic year or more, with 60 units or more, 24 of which were attained at the present university.
  • Studying the social sciences, human services, public interest law, health-related fields, or public service
  • A minimum 3.5 GPA either at the current school or at a combination of the current school plus all schools previously attended. Consideration will be given to students with a GPA of 3.2 – 3.49.
  • Must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 units each in the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semester.

Application due March 10th (must be postmarked by March 10th)

New Leader Scholarship Application 2017-2018

New Leader Scholarship GUIDELINES 2017-2018


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For more information, contact our Scholarship Team:


Jin Choi
Director of Scholarship Programs
Phone: 415.451.4002
Email: jchoi (at)


Yessenia Dominguez
Scholarship Coordinator
Phone: 415.451.4008
Email: ydominguez (at)

Stephanie Resize

Stephanie Hamilton
Scholarship Associate
Phone: 415.451.4004
Email: shamilton (at)