Michelle Benjamin Scholarship Fund


  • * Scholarship will be awarded for the Spring semester
  • Awarding Department: Gerontology
  • Scholarship Intent: To provide up to two partial annual scholarships to students studying for the M.A. in Gerontology with an academic emphasis in Long-Term Care Administration and a strong commitment to working with the elderly with special needs.
  • Criteria: Preference given to students in Long-Term Care Administration emphasis.
  • Major: Single: Gerontology
  • Class Level: Undergrad: N/A; Grad: Masters/2nd BA
  • Enrollment Status: Any
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: N/A; Grad: HALF-TIME
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a Requirement
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: 3.3; Grad GPA: 3.3
  • Contact Person: Dr. Darlene Yee-Melichar
  • Campus Address: HSS 242
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-3558
  • Email: dyee@sfsu.edu
  • Web page: http://pace.sfsu.edu/gerontology
  • Number of Awards: varies

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.