SUPPORT WHAT MATTERS
As you may know, private funding has grown increasingly important at the University of California, Berkeley. Without it, we would be unable to support the research efforts of our faculty, ensure that our students are the best and brightest, and maintain our competitive position alongside other world-class departments.
OUR TOP PRIORITIES
Physics Innovators Initiative (Pi2)
Berkeley Physics aspires to provide a world-class undergraduate learning and research experience that serves all of society. The Physics Innovators Initiative (Pi2) will enhance student learning opportunities by transforming the Physics 7 and 8 introductory curriculum, remaking the Physics 7 and 8 student labs, and updating the student machine shop. Read more about Pi2 here.
Friends of the Department of Physics (FOP)
Berkeley Physics is home to world-renowned scientists and researchers and is universally regarded as one of the top Physics departments in the world. Our talented faculty and students are engaged in research, innovation, and instruction at the forefront of many fields including astrophysics, biophysics, particle physics, theoretical physics, experimental physics, quantum physics, and condensed matter physics.
Berkeley Physics is home to 4 research centers which are taking a modern approach to answering some of the most pressing questions in science.
- the Center for Quantum Coherent Science (CQCS)
- the Berkeley Center For Theoretical Physics (BCTP)
- the Berkeley Experimental Particle Physics Center (BEPP)
- the Berkeley Center for Cosmological Physics (BCCP)
Scholarships and Fellowships
If you are interested in supporting a particular scholarship or fellowship, click here. You may also consider contributing to the Physics Graduate Student Support Fund, which annually provides support for high-achieving graduate students within the physics department.
Your support will help teams of leading physicists, promising new researchers, and the world's brightest graduate and undergraduate students pursue lines of investigation with fresh perspectives.