Thomas E. Ryther Scholarship Fund

HEALTH AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Scholarship awarded for the Fall semester

  • Awarding Department: Sociology
  • Scholarship Intent: The purpose of the Thomas E. Ryther Scholarship Fund is to provide students studying Sociology with funds for their education.
  • Criteria:
    1) Students who have financial need, but applied for financial aid and are not eligible for federal or state grants, and students who did not apply for financial aid are both eligible.
    2) Students must demonstrate self-described financial need through a personal statement.
    3) An essay of one page maximum length is required describing why the student would like to receive this scholarship, how it will help them, and their career goals.
    4) Continuing students must be enrolled in at least half-time status in the semester they apply and recipients must be enrolled in at least half-time status in the semester they receive the scholarship payment.
  • Major: Single: Sociology
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Any; Grad: N/A
  • Enrollment Status: Any
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: 6 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: 2.7; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: Sociology Department
  • Campus Address: HSS 370
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-1466
  • Email: sociol@sfsu.edu
  • Web page: http://sociology.sfsu.edu/awards/
  • Number of Awards: varies

Award
Varies
Scopes
Sociology
Deadline
10/15/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. Have you applied for financial aid and are not eligible for grants?
  2. Please demonstrate self-described financial need through a personal statement.
  3. Please submit a one page maximum typed statement describing why you would like to receive this scholarship, how it will help you, and your career goals.