The scholarships listed here are for students in the College of Science & Engineering.
Departments under the College of Science & Engineering
- Chemistry & Biochemistry
- Computer Science
- Earth & Climate Sciences
- Geography & Environment
- Physics & Astronomy
If you have any questions regarding scholarships or special project funds for students (establish new ones, donate to existing ones, or apply for one), please contact Lannie Nguyen.
How to Apply
Use SF State Academic Works to browse all scholarships or specific scholarships.
All applications must be completed online at SF State Academic Works.
NOTE: You may apply for all that you are qualified for. You may also use the same essay and recommendations. All required materials must be submitted online, no paper applications will be accepted.
Application Deadline: May 8, 2020
Scholarships for Undergraduate and Graduate Students -
Academic Year 2019 - 2020
ARCS Scholarships ($10,000)
Awarded to ten graduate students in the Departments of Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Computer Science, Earth & Climate Sciences, Mathematics, Physics & Astronomy
Robert W. Maxwell Memorial Scholarships ($4,000)
Awarded to three to five graduate students in the Departments of Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Computer Science, Earth & Climate Sciences, Engineering, Geography & Environment, Mathematics, Physics & Astronomy, Psychology
Scholarships for Fall 2019 Semester
College of Science & Engineering Advisory Board Scholarship ($2,500)
Awarded to one graduate student in the College of Science & Engineering
Bruce A. Rosenblatt Community Service Scholarships ($1,250)
Awarded to four undergraduate or graduate students with 100 hours of Community Service
James C. Kelley Scholarship ($1,000)
Awarded to one undergraduate or graduate student in the field of Marine or Environmental science
SF Resident (formerly David & Cary Cassa Memorial Scholarship) ($1,000)
Awarded to one College of Science & Engineering undergraduate student who lives in San Francisco
Kenneth Fong Biology Scholarships ($1,250)
Awarded to two undergraduate students in the Department of Biology
C.Y. Chow Memorial Scholarships ($1,000)
Awarded to two undergraduate students in the Department of Computer Science or Mathematics
Pamela Fong Mathematics Scholarships ($1,250)
Awarded to two undergraduate students in the Department of Mathematics