Scholarships

How to Apply

Use SF State Academic Works to browse all scholarships or specific scholarships, or see the list below for scholarships by college or departments.

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.

Scholarships for the College of Science & Engineering (CoSE), deadline for CoSE applications is April 16, 11:59 p.m.

ARCS Scholarships ($10,000)
Awarded to ten graduate students in the Departments of Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Computer Science, Earth & Climate Sciences, Geography & Environment, Mathematics, Physics & Astronomy

Robert William 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

College of Science & Engineering Advisory Board Scholarship ($2,500)
Awarded to one graduate student in the College of Science & Engineering

Bruce A. Rosenblatt CSL 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 live in San Francisco

Kenneth Fong Scholarships in Biology ($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 Scholarships in Mathematics ($1,250)
Awarded to two undergraduate students in the Department of Mathematics

Working Student Scholarships ($1,000)
Awarded to one College of Science & Engineering undergraduate student who can solve a genetic code and protein sequence

Scholarships by department, application deadlines vary please check specific scholarships:

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.