Maria P.P. Root Scholarship Award in Critical Mixed Race Studies

Scholarship awarded for varying Semesters. (Fall and/or Spring and/or Summer semester)

  • Awarding Department: College of Ethnic Studies
  • Scholarship Intent: To support Scholarship awards for promising graduate students in the field of Critical Mixed Raced Studies at San Francisco State University.
  • Criteria: The Maria P.P. Root Scholarship Award in Critical Mixed Race Studies shall be awarded to full-time or part-time graduate students at SF State who are working on a graduate thesis or a culminating experience project that focuses primarily on mixed race.
  • Major: Any*:
  • Class Level: Grad: Masters/MFA**
  • Enrollment Status: Continuing SF State Student and entering students can apply
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: N/A; Grad: FULL-TIME or PART_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: N/A Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: Dorothy Ross
  • Campus Address: EP 121
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132
  • Phone Number: (415)338-1693
  • Email:
  • Web page:
  • Number of Awards: One
    • Amount of Award*: $1,000

College of Ethnic Studies
Supplemental Questions
  1. After researching the life of Maria P. P. Root, please write a short essay (no more than 500 words) about her and her contributions to the discipline of Critical Mixed Race Studies.