Ramona K. First Award

Scholarship awarded for the Spring semester

  • Awarding Department: Economics
  • Scholarship Intent: To provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Economics who have financial need.
  • Criteria:
    1) Economics students are asked to apply by submitting a letter telling the committee about their background, interest.
    2) Provide a statement to demonstrate financial need.
    3) Recommendation letter from a faculty member.
  • Major: Single: Economics
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Any; Grad: 2nd BA, Master
  • Enrollment Status: Any
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: 6 UNITS; 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 Cumulative or SF State GPA: 3.0; Grad GPA: 3.0
  • Contact Person: Economics Department
  • Campus Address: HSS 142
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-1839
  • Email: econ@sfsu.edu
  • Web page: http://cob.sfsu.edu/economics
  • Number of Awards: varies

Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you continuing in the Economics Program in the Spring 2023?
  2. Statement of Purpose: Include your background, interests, and career plans; Additionally, briefly describe your current financial situation and state how the scholarship award will help you in completing your Economics degree
  3. REQUIRED: Please provide one letter of recommendation from an Economics faculty (on official letterhead and signed) Note: Referee can provide a sealed reference letter directly to the Department Office in person or via email: econ@sfsu.edu. For this option, applicant MUST upload a note stating this option, and must include applicant's name, SFSU ID, name of scholarship, and name and email of faculty providing the reference letter.
  4. REQUIRED: Please provide a copy of your unofficial SFSU transcript