Jack R. and Marjorie J. Fraenkel Scholarship

Undergraduate Studies
This scholarship will be awarded for the FALL semester

  • Awarding Department: Division of Undergraduate Education and Academic Planning
  • Scholarship Intent: Endowed Scholarship supporting an undergraduate student in social sciences, mathematics or science who plans to pursue a career in teaching mathematics, science, or one of the social sciences.
  • Criteria:
    1) Student must demonstrate participation in at least one or more non-academic campus activities, such as sports, politics, or some other type of community involvement.
    2) Autobiographical statement including: academic background and achievements, involvement in non-academic campus activities, paid and volunteer work experience, overcoming personal adversity, short term and long term career goals in teaching and/or education.
    3) Must apply for financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the California Dream Application. Must have financial need as determined by FAFSA or the California Dream Application.
    4) Students who meet the AB540 definition are eligible to apply.
  • Major: Mathematics, Science, Social Sciences
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Any; Grad: N/A
  • Enrollment Status: Currently enrolled SF State student: Continuing and Newly Admitted
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: HALF-TIME; Grad: N/A
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Yes
  • Citizenship: US Citizen/Perm Res
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad Cumulative or SF State GPA: 3.5; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: Kimberley Altura
  • Campus Address: ADM 211
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-1741
  • Email: kwidic@sfsu.edu
  • Web page: http://ueap.sfsu.edu/fraenkel-scholarship
  • Number of Awards: 1

Undergraduate Education
Supplemental Questions
  1. This scholarship requires applicants to be planning a career in teaching math, science or social science. Please let us know your career plans, identifying what you want to teach and the level (middle school, high school, community college, four-year college) you want to teach.
  2. Please upload a personal statement directly addressing the following points: a. Your academic background and achievements b. Your short- and long-term plans to prepare yourself for a career in teaching c. The non-academic activities you are involved in at SF State (sports, clubs, student groups, student government, etc), why you are involved in these activities and your role in the activity. d. The community activities you are involved in outside of SF State, why your are involved in these activities and your role in the activity. e. Your paid and volunteer work experience f. Your financial need g. Any adversity that you’ve overcome in pursuing your education
  3. Please upload your current unofficial transcript(s).