The Ariana Mae Hatami Scholarship for Victims of Domestic Violence


Scholarship awarded for the Fall 2023/Spring 2024 semesters

  • Awarding Department: Division of Disability Access & Student Well-being
  • Scholarship Intent: The Ariana Mae Hatami Scholarship is for Survivors of Domestic Violence. The Hatami Foundation is envisioned as a resource for victims of domestic violence, and will provide financial and/or emotional support to anyone who is or has been a victim of domestic violence. The foundation also works with local support agencies to connect victims to a wider network of support.
  • Criteria:
    1) Preference will be given to students who are homeless or have been physically displaced from their permanent residence due to circumstances of domestic violence.
    2) Preference will be given to current or former foster youth matriculating at SF State, including participants in the SF State Guardian Scholars Program, whose lives have been affected by domestic violence.
    3) Preference will be given to participants, whose lives have been affected by domestic violence, in the PCC Foster Youth Program, an affiliate of the Ariana Mae Hatami Foundation.
    4) Preference will be given to participants who are Pell-eligible, and or otherwise demonstrate financial need.
  • Major: Any
  • Class Level: Undergrad: 2nd Year of Higher, Credential; Grad: Masters/MFA, PhD
  • Enrollment Status: Continuing
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad/Credential: 12 UNITS; Grad: 8 UNITS
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Required
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: Undergrad GPA: 2.0; Grad GPA: 2.0
  • Contact Person: Health Promotion & Wellness
  • Campus Address: Village A
  • Street Address: 750 Font Blvd, Ste 5000, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-7791
  • Email:
  • Web page:
  • Number of Awards: 1

In Memory of Ariana Mae Hatami
Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please provide a brief description of how your experience as a student at SF State has been personally affected by domestic violence and how this scholarship would help you reach your educations goals. Responses should be limited to between 200-400 words.