The Ariana Mae Hatami Scholarship for Victims of Domestic Violence

Scholarship awarded for the Fall 2020 semester

  • Awarding Department: Student Affairs
  • Scholarship Intent: The Ariana Mae Hatami Scholarship is for Victims of Domestic Violence. The Hatami Foundation is envisioned as a resource for victims of domestic violence, and will provide financial and/or emotional support to anyone who is or has been a victim of domestic violence. The foundation also works with local support agencies to connect victims to a wider network of support.
  • Criteria:
    1) Continuing students at San Francisco State University, whose lives have been affected by domestic violence, who are enrolled in at least 12 academic units for undergraduate students, or 8 academic units for graduate students.
    2) Preference will be given to students who are homeless or have been physically displaced from their permanent residence due to circumstances of domestic violence.
    3) Preference will be given to current or former foster youth matriculating at SF State, including participants in the SF State Guardian Scholars Program, whose lives have been affected by domestic violence.
    4) Preference will be given to participants, whose lives have been affected by domestic violence, in the PCC Foster Youth Program, an affiliate of the Ariana Mae Hatami Foundation.
    5) Demonstrate financial need.
    6) Be in good academic and social standing, as determined by the project director of the Fund.
  • Major: Any
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Any, Credential; Grad: Masters/MFA, PhD
  • Enrollment Status: Continuing
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad/Credential: 12 UNITS; Grad: 8 UNITS
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a requirement
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: 2.0; Grad GPA: 2.0
  • Contact Person: Equity Programs & Compliance
  • Campus Address: SSB 402
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415)338-6053
  • Email:
  • Web page:
  • Number of Awards: 1

In Memory of Ariana Mae Hatami
Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please provide a brief description of how your experience as a student at SF State has been personally affected by domestic violence. Responses should be limited to between 300-500 words.