Sodexo Scholarship

Alumni Association
Scholarship will be disbursed in the Fall 2023 semester, after the census, and approximately after the fourth week of the semester. Students must be enrolled at SF State in Fall 2023 and satisfy the criteria described below in Fall 2023 to receive it.

  • Awarding Department: Alumni Association
  • Scholarship Intent: Sodexo, Inc. has established a scholarship fund at San Francisco State University to generously recognize its partnership with the University, and to increase support for students with financial need. Through this scholarship Sodexo’s leadership seeks to ensure academic success, encourage diversity and reduce the debt burden of young alumni related to excessive tuition-related loans.
  • Criteria:
    1) Preference will be given to students who work or major or minor in Hospitality & Tourism Management, Dietetics, Sustainability, Environmental Studies or Business or related fields.
    2) Students must have and describe financial need, though do not need to qualify for financial need on the basis of FAFSA or the CA Dream App.
  • Major: Any
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Freshman/Sophomore/Junior/Senior; Grad: 2nd BA/Masters/PhD
  • Enrollment Status: Continuing and Entering
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: 1 UNIT; Grad: 1 UNIT
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a Requirement
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: 2.5; Undergrad GPA: 2.5; Grad GPA: 2.5
  • Contact Person: S. Evrim Özer, B.S., ’00 & M.S., ’04, CFRE, CMP, Associate Director of Alumni Relations & Annual Giving
  • Campus Address: ADM 153
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-2217
  • Email:
  • Web page:
  • Number of Awards: varies

Alumni Association
Supplemental Questions
  1. Do you have at least one semester left before obtaining your degree, and will you enroll in classes in the upcoming fall semester?
  2. Personal Statement: Awardees of this scholarship should provide a personal statement describing their academic and career goals. Your statement should answer the following questions: What are your reasons for applying for this scholarship? How do you intend to use your degree upon graduation? To what extent does your field of study benefit you and/or the larger community? If you are studying or working in the fields of Hospitality & Tourism Management, Dietetics, Sustainability, Environmental Studies, Business or related fields, be sure to detail your experience in these fields. See (200-word minimum and 500-word maximum)
  3. Financial Need Statement: Please provide a brief statement of financial need detailing how receiving this scholarship will assist you and enable you to achieve your academic and career goals, e.g., content such as parent’s education and occupations, disability or illness in the family, extenuating circumstances, single parent household, other siblings in college, cost of college tuition compared to how you will finance your education that describes your financial status. If you are currently working to support your education or are a participant in EOP, Guardian Scholars or related campus programs, please include this in your response. (100-word minimum and 200-word maximum)
  4. Please upload your latest curriculum vitae (CV)/resume. See
  5. Please upload your current unofficial transcript.
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