Cho Public Service Scholarship


  • * Scholarship will be awarded for the Fall/Spring
  • Awarding Department: School of Public Affairs and Civic Engagement
  • Scholarship Intent: To promote the education efforts of new and continuing public administration students.
  • Criteria:
    1) Be a graduate, MPA students (new or continuing);
    2) Have completed 20 or fewer units by the end of the current Spring semester;
    3) Be enrolled at least half time in Fall and Spring Academic School Year;
    4) Expressed interest in public service, background and experience in public service and outside public service activities.
  • Major: Single: Public Administration
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Graduating Senior; Grad: Masters
  • Enrollment Status: Continuing and Entering
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: N/A; 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 GPA: 3.0; Grad GPA: 3.0
  • Contact Person: School of Public Affairs and Civic Engagement
  • Campus Address: HSS 210
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-1149
  • Email:
  • Web page:
  • Number of Awards: varies

Varies, at most $1,500.00
Public Affairs and Civic Engagement (PACE)
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please submit a short cover letter up to 350 words describing 1) your community involvement, and 2) your career interests in the local government or the public sector in general.
  2. Please upload current unofficial transcripts of your MPA coursework if you have completed at least one semester, OR unofficial transcripts of your last degree earned at any college/university if this is your first semester in the MPA program.
  3. Please upload your current resume
  4. Will you be enrolled at least half-time (4 units graduate or 6 units undergraduate) in the following FALL semester?