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

Science and Engineering

Scholarship will be awarded next academic year 2022-2023. The scholarship winner(s) will be invited to and strongly encouraged to attend the Donor Recognition and Scholarship Award Dinner in November 2022.

  • 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, Geosciences
  • 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) 338-2061
  • Email:
  • Web page:
  • Number of Awards: up to 3

Varies, up to $10,000 per award
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 academic transcript.