Types of Aid
The Financial Aid and Scholarships Office administers a wide variety of student aid. By filling out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), students are automatically considered for all types of aid. Eligibility for aid is based on the student's financial need. Types of aid include grants, scholarships, and loans.
To find out about all the possible types of financial aid, click on the links in the navigation bar to the left.
Blue and Gold Opportunity Plan
The University of California Blue and Gold Opportunity Plan covers systemwide tuition and fees for California residents with financial need whose families earn less than $80,000 per year.
Middle Class Access Plan
The Berkeley Middle Class Access Plan (MCAP) is a new financial aid program to help middle-class families pay for the growing cost of an undergraduate degree by capping the parental contribution. For more information please see the the Middle Class Access Plan (MCAP) page.