Women in Science and Engineering WISE Scholarship

Science and Engineering
Scholarship awarded for the Fall 2023 semester. The recipient is required to attend CoSE Donor Appreciation and Scholarships Award Celebration in early November 2023.

  • Awarding Department: Science and Engineering
  • Scholarship Intent: SF State Women in Science and Engineering Scholarship seeks to support College of Science and Engineering students who are enthusiastically working towards their academic endeavors both in the classroom and through relevant field experience. WISE aims to provide financial support to graduate students in COSE who are making an impact on research in their field of study.
  • Criteria: Must have completed a minimum of 12 graduate units at SF State at the time of application.
  • Major: Multiple: All majors in College of Science and Engineering
  • Class Level: Undergrad: N/A, Grad: Masters
  • Enrollment Status: Continuing
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: N/A; Grad: HALF-TIME (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: N/A; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: Sally Pasion
  • Campus Address: HH 534
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 405-0736
  • Email: pasion@sfsu.edu
  • Web page: http://cose.sfsu.edu/wise
  • Number of Awards: 1

College of Science and Engineering
Supplemental Questions
  1. A list of academic achievements and other activities in campus, community, or volunteer organizations. Can upload your CV or Resume.
  2. Upload all college transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable).
  3. One e-mail recommendations about your qualifications (academic, outreach, research, etc.) from your research advisor. Recommendation must be received by the application deadline..
  4. Short answers to the following questions (100 - 200 words each): A. describe your current research project and the importance of the project; B. Explain why you were drawn to this project or why you were drawn to a career in science; C. What are your professional goals? D. How did the presence of women (or the absence of women) influence your path to pursue science? E. How have you been engaged in the larger community as a woman in science or as an advocate for women in science, or how do you plan to engage the larger community as a woman in science or as an advocate for women in science?