Taiwan Student Scholarship Endowment

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: To promote student exchange, this scholarship will be available to incoming or currently enrolled International students at SF State with a demonstrated interest in improving relations as well as cultural understanding and exchange between the United States and Taiwan, and SF State students studying abroad or seeking to study abroad in Taiwan with a demonstrated interest in the study of Taiwan and Taiwanese culture.
  • Criteria: Students will be required to provide a biography and a letter of recommendation from someone that can speak to their academic or professional experience.
  • Major: Any
  • Class Level: HS Seniors: N/A; Undergrad: Any/2nd BA; Grad: Masters/MFA/Credential/PhD
  • Enrollment Status: Entering and Continuing
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: FULL-TIME; Grad: FULL-TIME
  • Financial Need: Not a Requirement
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: N/A; Grad GPA: N/A
  • 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: alumni@sfsu.edu
  • Web page: http:alumni.sfsu.edu
  • Number of Awards: varies

Up to 2 Awards of at least $1,000
Alumni Association
Supplemental Questions
  1. To be eligible for this scholarship, you must either be an International Student at SF State or a student enrolling in or currently participating in the Study Abroad Program in Taiwan with an interest in improving relations and cultural exchange between Taiwan and the United States. Please confirm your eligibility by selecting one of the options below:
  2. Personal Statement—Study Abroad Students: Please describe your interest or participation in the study of Taiwan and Taiwanese culture as well as your academic and career goals. Be sure to include the name of your (planned) host institution in Taiwan. Personal Statement—International Students: Please describe your experience as an International Student at SF State and your interest in improving relations and cultural exchange between the United States and Taiwan. (200-word minimum and 500-word maximum)
  3. Please provide the name and e-mail of an individual who can provide a reference on your behalf. Your reference provider should be familiar with you and able to speak to your personal, professional and/or academic achievements. Faculty, colleagues or mentors are highly recommended. Please be sure to inform the individual that you are listing them as a reference provider and provide them context on the scholarship for which you are applying so they can tailor their reference accordingly. If your reference provider cannot upload their reference letter to your application on the Award Management/Academic Works system directly before the online deadline, your scholarship application that’s missing a reference letter can’t be evaluated.