Amy Hittner Scholarship

Health and Social Sciences
Scholarship awarded for the Spring semester

  • Awarding Department: Department of Counseling
  • Scholarship Intent: To provide an annual scholarship of $500 to one qualified, matriculated Counseling graduate student. To honor Dr. Amy Hittner, former Chair of the Department, former Associate Dean of the College. Awarded to a student of exceptional scholarship and a clear, demonstrated dedication to multicultural persons.
  • Criteria:
    1) Graduate student in Counseling; minimum GPA of 3.0
    2) Must have at least 1 semester remaining before graduating from SF State
    3) Must demonstrate financial need through a written statement that also includes educational or life goals (max one page); preference given to students approved by University for financial assistance, but financial aid is not required.
  • Major: Counseling
  • Class Level: HS Seniors: N/A; Undergrad: N/A; Grad: Masters
  • Enrollment Status: Continuing
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: N/A; Grad: 4 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: N/A; Grad SF State GPA: 3.0
  • Contact Person: Dept. of Counseling
  • Campus Address: BH 524
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway Ave., San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-2005
  • Email:
  • Web page:
  • Number of Awards: 1

Supplemental Questions
  1. When do you anticipate graduating with your graduate degree in counseling (indicate semester and year)?
  2. How many units will you enroll in during the coming spring semester (minimum 6 units required for this scholarship)
  3. Please tell us about your educational/life goals as well as your financial need (max. 1 page)
  4. Indicate cumulative Graduate GPA (if applying in your first semester, please indicate cumulative Undergraduate GPA)
  5. Please indicate number of units you are enrolled in this fall semester