Continue the Dream for Academic Excellence Scholarship

Scholarship will be awarded for the Spring semester

  • Scholarship Intent: Provide financial assistance to undocumented students at SF State.
  • Criteria:
    1) Serious commitment to helping others and/or acting as a role model by promoting higher education.
    2) Must be an undocumented student (AB540 or otherwise) who attends SF State.
    3) U.S. Citizen/ Permanent resident/ International students not eligible to apply.
    4) Preference will be given to students with the highest financial need.
    5) Questions should be answered fully and thoughtfully in mini essay format; Minimum 250-300 words per question.
    6) Selected recipients are required to attend a Scholarship Reception on campus to receive the award.
  • Major: Any
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Any; Grad: 2nd BA/Credential/Masters/EdD
  • Enrollment Status: Any
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: 6 UNITS; Grad: 4 UNITS
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a Requirement
  • Citizenship: US Citizen/Perm Res and International students not eligible to apply
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: N/A; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: Griselda Madrigal Lara
  • Campus Address: SSB 206
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-2566 (Email preferred)
  • Email:
  • Web page: N/A
  • Number of Awards: varies

Supplemental Questions
  1. What significant factors or events in your life contributed to your desire to succeed in college?
  2. What are your educational goals and what steps have you taken to work towards them?
  3. How have you demonstrated a serious commitment to helping others access higher education or acted as a role model by promoting higher education?
  4. Please describe your financial need.