Working Student Scholarship

Science and Engineering
Awarded in the Fall semester to undergraduate students in the College of Science & Engineering

  • Awarding Department: Science and Engineering
  • Scholarship Intent: To support undergraduate students in the College of Science and Engineering (COSE) who demonstrates a need for financial assistance and a working student.
  • Criteria:
    1) Must demonstrate a need for financial assistance.
    2) Currently working a part time job and had one since their freshman year.
    3) Cannot have a GPA higher than 2.85.
    4) Students from underrepresented groups and first generation students encouraged to apply.
    5) Student must be able to translate the protein sequences and genetic codes provided by the PI.
  • Major: Multiple: All majors in COSE
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Any; Grad: N/A
  • Enrollment Status: Continuing SF State student
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: 12 UNITS; Grad: N/A
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a Requirement
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: cannot have a GPA higher than 2.85; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: Lannie Nguyen
  • Campus Address: TH 308
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-7662
  • Email:
  • Web page:
  • Number of Awards: varies

College of Science and Engineering
Supplemental Questions
  1. Do you have a cumulative GPA of 2.85 or under?
  2. Are you the first one in your family to attend college?
  3. Upload a PDF of an unofficial current copy of your SFSU academic transcript
  4. Did you file FAFSA? If you haven't, you need to file ASAP or by September 30, 2019.
  5. Email Lannie at for the genetic code and protein sequence that you must translate/deduce from. Upload the sheet that given to you with your answer here.
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