Roy Ramsing Memorial Scholarship in Cinema

College of Liberal and Creative Arts
Scholarship awarded for the Fall semester.

  • Awarding Department: The School of Cinema
  • Scholarship Intent: Roy Ramsing was the Equipment Room Manager at the San Francisco State University School of Cinema for nearly twenty years. Prior to his retirement in 2017, he mentored and shared his passion for the ever-changing world of filmmaking with thousands of students. This award recognizes a student who uses innovative cinematic techniques for creative self-expression in their work
  • Criteria:
    1. Students must be taking 2 or more units in the Cinema Department (part-time or fulltime enrollment.)
    2. Note: Students working on thesis – Graduate students receiving a scholarship the semester they are working on thesis are not held to the enrollment requirement.
  • Major: Cinema
  • Class Level: HS Seniors: N/A; Undergrad: N/A ; Grad: Masters and MFA
  • Enrollment Status: Continuing & entering students can apply
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: N/A ; Grad: 4 Units (Taking at least 2 units in Cinema)
  • 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: Cinema Main Office
  • Campus Address: FA 245
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway Ave., San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-1629
  • Email:
  • Web page: School of Cinema
  • Number of Awards: varies
    • Amount of Award:* varies

Supplemental Questions
  1. A personal statement (not to exceed 250 words) explaining your use of innovative cinematic techniques, how the scholarship will impact your academic path and future goals.
  2. Work sample from a personal project, maximum of 2-3 minutes in length - send Vimeo or YouTube link.
  3. Will you be enrolled 4 units (taking at least 2 units in Cinema) during the Fall 2024?
  4. Please upload unofficial transcript