Marjorie H. Stern Scholarship

Scholarship awarded for the Fall semester

  • Awarding Department: Women and Gender Studies
  • Scholarship Intent: The Marjorie H. Stern Scholarship supports women’s rights and social justice by helping Women and Gender Studies (WGS) students in immediate financial need to remain in school. Two scholarships will be awarded each year to students who demonstrate a commitment to social justice and articulate how the scholarship would help them to continue their education.
  • Criteria: Applicants must be Women and Gender Studies majors or minors of junior or senior status, or MA students.
  • Major: Women and Gender Studies majors and minors, MA
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Upper Division(Junior/Senior), Grad: Masters
  • Enrollment Status: Continuing/Currently enrolled new admit
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: 3 UNITS; 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; SF State Undergrad GPA: N/A; SF State Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: Women and Gender Studies Department
  • Campus Address: HUM 315
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-1388
  • Email:
  • Web page:
  • Number of Awards: 2

Marjorie Stern
up to $500
Women and Gender Studies
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you a junior, senior, or graduate student? (if not, you are not eligible for this scholarship)
  2. In which semester do you intend to graduate? (note: for administrative reasons we cannot offer this scholarship to students graduating in Fall 2022)
  3. Please upload a copy of your unofficial SFSU transcript.
  4. Please answer the following question in 300-500 words: What does social justice mean to you and how do you see your work in WGS contributing to social justice?
  5. Please write a short (300-500 word) description of your financial need.
  6. Show 1 more