Kenneth R. McCormick & Peter G. Jensvold Scholarship (Anthropology)

This scholarship will be awarded for the upcoming academic year.

  • Awarding Department: Anthropology Department
  • Scholarship Intent: To award $15,000.00 annually to a undergraduate SFSU Anthropology major.
  • Major: Anthropology
  • Class Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, & Senior
  • Enrollment Status: Continuing SF State student
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: 6 Units
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: No
  • Citizenship: Any
  • Minimum GPA: Undergrad GPA: 2.0
  • Contact Person: Sahar Khoury
  • Campus Address: FA 525
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway, San Francisco, California 94132-4011
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-2046
  • Email:
  • Amount of Award: $15,000.00
  • Number of Awards: 1

Supplemental Questions
  1. Please submit a statement of need (250 words maximum) which could include, but is not limited to, the following information: • Your position within a socioeconomically underrepresented group at SF State • Any relevant personal or family circumstances • How you currently pay for college, including what personally you do to contribute financially (such as working student jobs); • What financial challenges/difficulties you and/or your family currently face • Any significant obstacles to your continuing your education; • Any particular circumstances, school experiences, or persons that influenced your preparation or motivation to attend college (e.g., cultural/financial background, family, teachers, schools you attended); and • How you would benefit from the scholarship in terms of your academic and career goals.
  2. Please write a statement (250 word maximum) in which you describe the promise that you currently have that will ensure success in your SF State career, in your Anthropology BA degree, and in your chosen career (or other post baccalaureate plans). Support your description with specific examples. Also, is there any additional information you would like us to consider?