The University of California system is comprised of ten public research universities all over California, from San Diego to Berkeley. scholarship program relies on approximately 450 volunteers around the country with support from the Foundation’s office staff. One scholarship, which also includes dependents of international Mensa members, is for those attending college in the United States. The Foundation’s International Scholarship Program is open to international Mensans (other than American Mensa).For the entering class of 2016, Berkeley received 82,539 applications and admitted 12,226 for an admission rate of 14.8%.Its admissions rate has been steadily declining over the past five years.The University of California system has just developed a new set of eight application prompts, from which you choose four. Fortunately for you, these prompts come with some questions to get you started in your brainstorming! How did your experience change your perspective on leading others?Think about your accomplishments and what you learned from the experience. Did you help to resolve an important dispute at your school, church in your community, or an organization?With over 38,000 students, Berkeley is an academic powerhouse in a wide range of fields, and currently ranks fourth on U. News’ Best Global Universities list for its worldwide reputation.In addition, it is consistently ranked among the very top of public universities.It is particularly well known in science and especially chemistry, claiming 16 of the periodic table’s elements (including number 97, the eponymous Berkelium) and 72 Nobel Prizes.Berkeley’s 106 bachelor’s majors are offered across 7 colleges and schools, and the most popular majors are Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), Political Science, Molecular and Cell Biology, Environmental Science, and Economics.