Alumni Scholarship

The student application is now closed, and decisions have been sent out by email. If you have any questions please email


Dear Prospective Applicant,

Berkeley Model United Nations (BMUN) is a non-profit organization on the UC Berkeley campus dedicated to continuing its six decades of excellence as the world’s premier — and very first —Model UN conference. Over 1,500 students attend the conference every year to improve their public speaking and policy debate skills.

The BMUN Secretariat and Alumni are dedicated to providing financial aid to students, who cannot afford to attend the conference. Individual delegates can apply for this assistance to cover part of the cost of attending BMUN, including delegate fees, transportation, and hotel costs. For the BMUN 65th Session, we have significantly increased the scholarship amount. We strongly encourage all students in need to apply.

Important Deadlines

September 12, 2016 - Alumni Scholarship Application is released and ready for submissions.
December 23, 2016 – Student Application deadline. Both this student application and School Advisor Recommendation must be submitted by this date
January 9, 2017 – Scholarship announcement via email
January 16, 2017 – Scholarship acceptance deadline
March 3, 2017 to March 5, 2017 – BMUN 65 Conference. Scholarship checks are available for pickup at registration and OPI during the conference. Students must provide receipts or proof of payment in order to receive check

The financial aid is need-based for expenses directly related to the conference, transportation, hotel, and registration fees. In this application we ask for personal information regarding your finances that we believe will help us to determine the financial aid required for each applicant. We therefore ask that you provide proof of need in all applicable areas to increase your chances of receiving financial aid. All information will be treated with utmost confidentiality and will be used only for financial aid purposes.

In order for your scholarship application to be considered complete, both this student application and the School Advisor Recommendation form must be submitted by December 23, 2016 in order for you to be considered for financial aid.

Please do not hesitate to contact me via e-mail at with questions or concerns.

Sherry Guo
Berkeley Model United Nations, 65th Session