Dean's Scholar Award

This scholarship will be disbursed in the Fall. This scholarship is non-renewable.

  • Awarding Department: College of Ethnic Studies
  • Scholarship Intent: To provide financial need and merit based support to undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Ethnic Studies. Donor intent are various. Current donations from the Metta Fund support students working on health-related issues within the College of Ethnic Studies.
  • Criteria: Students will be required to submit a letter of application addressing their financial need, academic achievements, and how their course of study is focused on health-related issues.
  • Major: Any major or minor in a department in the College of Ethnic Studies
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Any; Grad: Any
  • Enrollment Status: Any
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: 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 or SF State GPA: 3.0; Grad GPA or SF State GPA: 3.0
  • Contact Person: College of Ethnic Studies
  • Campus Address: EP 121
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132
  • Phone Number: (415)338-1693
  • Email:
  • Web page:
  • Number of Awards: varies

College of Ethnic Studies
Supplemental Questions
  1. Upload your latest academic transcript. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
  2. Submit a letter of recommendation from a professor or community leader familiar with your academic, professional, and/or community work.
  3. Please submit a 1-2 page statement of your academic interests and how you are working on health-related issues in the College of Ethnic Studies.
  4. You must be a major or minor in the College of Ethnic Studies to receive this award. Please identify your major or minor.