Professor Emeritus Dave Dempsey and Rebecca Douglass Scholarship in Earth and Climate Sciences, The

Science and Engineering
Scholarship awarded for the Fall 2021 semester.

The recipient is expected to attend the College of Science & Engineering donor appreciation event in Fall 2021.

  • Awarding Department: Earth and Climate Sciences
  • Scholarship Intent: Scholarship is to provide undergraduate or graduate students majoring in programs in Earth & Climate Sciences with support for academic expenses (tuition, fees, books, etc) while attending SF State.
  • Criteria:
    1) Applicants can be incoming or continuing undergraduate or graduate students.
    2) Submit a minimum one page essay that describes their interest in studying in a degree offered by SF State’s Department of Earth & Climate Sciences and explains their financial need.
    3) Selection committee will take into account the candidates academic potential and commitment to complete a degree in the department.
  • Major: Multiple: Earth Sciences, Geosicences
  • Class Level: High School Senior; Undergrad: Any; Grad: Masters
  • Enrollment Status: Entering and Continuing
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: 9 UNITS; Grad: 6 UNITS
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a requirement
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: 3.0; Undergrad Cum or SF State GPA: 3.0; Grad Cum or SF State GPA: 3.0
  • Contact Person: Earth & Climate Sciences
  • Campus Address: TH 509
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-6015
  • Email:
  • Web page:
  • Number of Awards: up to 3

Earth and Climate Sciences
Supplemental Questions
  1. Submit a minimum one-page essay on the following topics: 1. Describe your interest in studying in a degree offered by SF State's Department of Earth and Climate Sciences. 2. Explain your financial need.
  2. Upload a PDF of an unofficial current copy of your SFSU academic transcript