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Undergraduate | Berkley Achievement Scholars Program

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Berkley Achievement Scholars Program

The Berkley Achievement Scholars Program enables a select group of talented students with financial need from across the United States and representing the full cross-section of the country to attend the Stern Undergraduate College tuition-free.


This program was made possible through a landmark scholarship gift from the Berkley Family Foundation, established by alumnus William R. Berkley and his wife, Marjorie. At the time of giving, this was the single largest scholarship gift in Stern and NYU history. The first class of scholars entered in 2022. 


To empower high-achieving students with exceptional ability and fortitude to make a positive impact in their personal and professional lives.


Through academic excellence, leadership development, and career readiness, Stern equips Scholars with the skills, relationships, and experiences to help them succeed in their undergraduate career.

Program Benefits

Berkley Achievement Scholars enjoy benefits including but not limited to:

  • Full tuition support
  • One-on-one coaching
  • Academic support
  • First Year Seminar
  • InSternships
  • Career development
  • Cultural experiences
  • Corporate site visits
  • Exclusive networking


Berkley Achievement Scholars are selected upon admission to NYU Stern Undergraduate College.