Beverly Johnson Memorial Scholarship

Liberal and Creative Arts
Scholarship will be awarded for the Fall semester.

  • Awarding Department: Broadcast & Electronic Communication Arts
  • Scholarship Intent: To assist a motivated, career-minded student with their career and educational goals in broadcasting. The award is in memory of Beverly Johnson who was a respected news host, weather reporter and accomplished actress. Through her career and community engagement she also served as a pioneer and role model for women and students of color striving to build a career in broadcast journalism.
  • Criteria: N/A
  • Major: Single: Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts
  • Class Level: HS Seniors, Undergrad: Any; Grad: 2nd BA, Masters, MFA
  • 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: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: N/A; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: BECA Department
  • Campus Address: MH 339
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 405-2621
  • Email:
  • Web page:
  • Number of Awards: Varies

Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please upload your SFSU unofficial transcript.
  2. Please upload your resume.
  3. Will you be enrolled in the Fall 2024 semester?
  4. In under 700 words total, please briefly discuss: 1. What are your main areas of focus in the BECA major (theory/research; news; radio/podcasting; sports broadcasting; scriptwriting; audio production/design; video production/design; documentary; interactive/online media; other)? 2. What would you like to get out of the BECA program (career preparation, graduate-school preparation, creative skills, etc.) and how do you plan to put your knowledge into practice after you graduate? 3. What has been your strongest contribution to the BECA community? This could be related to your coursework, participation in classes, contributions to group projects, projects achieved on your own, participation in department organizations and events, etc. 4. Your financial need and how this scholarship will support your goals.