John Blando Distinguished Service Award

Scholarship awarded for the Spring semester

  • Awarding Department: Counseling
  • Scholarship Intent: The John Blando Distinguished Service Award will support a scholarship for a student in the Department of Counseling that is committed to working with, or has demonstrated history working with the aging adult population. Fund will also support stipends to be used by students working in conjunction/presenting with a professor in the Counseling Department.
  • Criteria: Demonstrated experience with, or commitment to, working with aging adults.
  • Major: Single: Counseling
  • Class Level: Undergrad: N/A; Grad: Masters
  • Enrollment Status: Any
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: N/A; Grad: 3 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: 3.0; 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: varies

Supplemental Questions
  1. Indicate number of units you will be enrolled during the spring semester
  2. Please describe career goals including description of work with aging adults (maximum 1 page)
  3. Please indicate number of units you are enrolled in this fall semester
  4. Indicate cumulative Graduate GPA (if applying in your first semester, please indicate cumulative Undergraduate GPA)