Edith P. Merritt Memorial Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded for the upcoming Academic Year.

  • Awarding Department:Graduate College of Education
  • Scholarship Intent: Scholarship endowment seeks to preserve and celebrate Edith Merritt’s legacy of promoting teacher education and the next generation of elementary education teachers by supporting students in credential and master’s degree programs in the Department of Elementary Education.
  • Criteria: Student must be at least one semester in to a Masters or Credential program in the Department of Elementary Education.
  • Major: Single: Elementary Education Masters or Credential Program
  • Class Level: Credential, Masters/MFA
  • Enrollment Status: Continuing SF State student
  • Enrollment Requirement: Grad: 4 Units
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: No
  • Citizenship: Any
  • Minimum GPA: Grad GPA: 3.0
  • Contact Person: Ty Robinson
  • Campus Address: Burk Hall 502B
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway, San Francisco, California 94132-4011
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-1031
  • Email: tyrob11@sfsu.edu
  • Amount of Award: $1,000.00
  • Number of Awards: Varies

Graduate College of Education
Supplemental Questions
  1. Essay 1: Where have you been? Describe your previous community service and impact, relevant work experience, or other life experiences that qualify you for a GCOE scholarship. (approx. 200 words; 6 points possible)
  2. Essay 2: Where do you want to go? Describe your educational and career goals, why these are important to the communities that you are going to serve, and how a scholarship could help you meet these goals. (approx. 200 words; 6 points possible)
  3. Essay 3: What do you need? Describe your working situation or other financial circumstances that increase your need for assistance. (approx. 200 words; 6 points possible)
  4. Essay 4: How are you a good match for this specific scholarship? Describe how the intent of this award will help you to achieve your educational and career goals. (100 words; 3 possible points