Anabel Pelham Gerontology Scholarship, The

Health and Social Sciences
Scholarship awarded for the Spring semester

  • Awarding Department: Gerontology
  • Scholarship Intent: To assist promising San Francisco State students majoring in Gerontology. To encourage Gerontology students to remain steadfast in their pursuit of higher education regardless of the challenges they might face. To enrich the reputation, body of knowledge, impact and efficacy of the field of Gerontology through professional pursuits and service to the community.
  • Criteria: No formal preference is to be given to student with financial need.
  • Major: Gerontology
  • Class Level: HS Seniors: N/A; Undergrad: N/A; Grad: Masters
  • Enrollment Status: Entering and Continuing
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: N/A; Grad: 3 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: 3.0; Grad GPA: 3.0
  • Contact Person: Darlene Yee-Melichar
  • Campus Address: HSS 242
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway Ave., San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-3558
  • Email:
  • Web page:
  • Number of Awards: varies

Anabel Pelham, Ph.D.
Amount up to $1000
Public Affairs and Civic Engagement (PACE)
Supplemental Questions
  1. Could you upload a coherent personal narrative which addresses the above stated scholarship intent and criteria? This narrative should also relate the applicant's background and specific interests in gerontology, and how the scholarship will be helpful with your career goals and aspirations. You have up to 500 words on two typed, double-spaced pages for this narrative.
  2. Please provide a copy of your most recent transcript. If you are a first semester student, please include your transcript from your previous college. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.