David and Lola Bjorkquist Scholarship for Undergraduate Chemistry and Biochemistry Majors

Science and Engineering
Current Juniors and Seniors are encouraged to apply.
The award for this scholarship will be disbursed in Fall of 2024. The recipient must be current in all qualifications for the scholarship (e.g., enrollment status) in Fall 2024. The winner will be expected to attend the Annual CoSE Donor Recognition and Scholarship Awards Dinner in early October, 2024.

David and Lola Bjorkquist met as undergraduate students at SFSU. Both went on to get Ph. D. degrees and worked for Johnson and Johnson. They created an endowment to provide scholarship support to upper division chemistry and biochemistry majors to support them in the completion of their degree.

  • Awarding Department: Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Scholarship Intent: To support the education and professional development of undergraduate Chemistry and Biochemistry majors at SF State.
  • Criteria: Statement of financial need to be included with application.
  • Major: Multiple: Chemistry, Biochemistry
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Upper Division(Junior/Senior), Grad: N/A
  • Enrollment Status: Continuing
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: HALF-TIME; Grad: N/A
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a Requirement
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: 2.75; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: Lilian Gathua
  • Campus Address: TH 806
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 405-2139
  • Email: liliangathua@sfsu.edu
  • *Web page:https://chemistry.sfsu.edu/funding
  • Number of Awards: varies

Chemistry and Biochemistry
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please upload a copy of your unofficial SFSU transcript.
  2. Please upload a research statement (If currently doing research work)
  3. Please describe how this scholarship will help you complete your education with good standing.