Maria P.P. Root Scholarship Award in Critical Mixed Race Studies

Scholarship awarded for varying Semesters. (Fall and/or Spring and/or Summer semester)

  • Awarding Department: College of Ethnic Studies
  • Scholarship Intent: To support Scholarship awards for promising graduate students in the field of Critical Mixed Raced Studies at San Francisco State University.
  • Criteria: The Maria P.P. Root Scholarship Award in Critical Mixed Race Studies shall be awarded to full-time or part-time graduate students at SF State who are working on a graduate thesis or a culminating experience project that focuses primarily on mixed race.
  • Major: Any*:
  • Class Level: Grad: Masters/MFA**
  • Enrollment Status: Continuing SF State Student and entering students can apply
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: N/A; Grad: FULL-TIME or PART_TIME
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a Requirement
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: N/A Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: College of Ethnic Studies
  • Campus Address: EP 121
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132
  • Phone Number: (415)338-1693
  • Email:
  • Web page:
  • Number of Awards: One
    • Amount of Award*: $1,000

College of Ethnic Studies
Supplemental Questions
  1. After researching the life of Maria P. P. Root, please write a short essay (no more than 500 words) about her and her contributions to the discipline of Critical Mixed Race Studies.
  2. Describe how your graduate research is linked to Critical Mixed-Race Studies.