Gloria Spencer University Women's Association Scholarship

University Women’s Association
This scholarship will be awarded for the 2023-2024 academic year

  • Awarding Department: University Women’s Association
  • Scholarship Intent: To provide funds for students who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and are in need of financial assistance in order to achieve their goals.
  • Criteria:
    1) Must be continuing student at SFSU.
    2) Must enroll for the Fall 2023 AND Spring 2024 semesters.
    3) Must state # of units enrolled in Spring semester 2023, # of semesters completed at SFSU through Dec. 31, 2022, # of units completed at SFSU through Dec. 31, 2022.
    4) Completion of application for financial aid for the 2023-2024 academic year.
    5) Submission of the following documents via Academic Works by the April 25, 2023 deadline:
    a) Fall 2023/2024 SFSU Gloria Spencer University Women’s Association Scholarship Application.
    b) at least one (1) signed letter of recommendation from a SFSU faculty member.
    c) most current SFSU unofficial transcript.
    6) Must write a brief essay not exceeding 500 words discussing career goals & objectives, as well as any extenuating circumstances that applicant would like to have considered.
    7) Must give additional information in a brief statement not exceeding 200 words regarding volunteer work on campus, in the community or other volunteer organizations.
    8) Must identify specific financial needs in a brief statement not exceeding 200 words.
    9) A least one of the scholarships will be awarded to a Science Major.
  • Major: Any
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Junior, Senior; Grad: Masters, MFA
  • Enrollment Status: Continuing
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: 12 UNITS; Grad: 9 UNITS
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Must file a FAFSA
  • Citizenship: US Citizen/Perm Res
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; SF State Undergrad GPA: 3.5; SF State Grad GPA: 3.7
  • Contact Person: Ilona Vandergriff
  • Campus Address:
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-1106
  • Email:
  • Web page:
  • Number of Awards: varies

Supplemental Questions
  1. You must be a continuing student at SFSU to receive this scholarship. Please upload proof of full-time enrollment here.
  2. How many units are you enrolled in at SFSU this semester?
  3. How many semesters of coursework have you completed at SFSU through the current semester?
  4. How many units have you completed at SFSU through the current semester?
  5. Please upload a letter of recommendation from an SFSU faculty member. This must be on official letterhead.
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