Alumni Association Senior Scholarship

Alumni Association
Scholarship will be disbursed in the Fall 2024 semester, after the census, and approximately after the fourth week of the semester. Students must be enrolled at SF State in Fall 2024 and satisfy the criteria described below in Fall 2024 to receive it.

  • Awarding Department: Alumni Association
  • Scholarship Intent: Award of at least $1500 (varies) to an SF State student who will have senior, full-time status and a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.25.
  • Criteria: Scholarships are merit and need based. Applicant must have completed 100 units.
  • Major: Any
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Senior/Graduating Senior, Grad: N/A
  • Enrollment Status: Any
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: 12 UNITS; 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: 3.25; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: S. Evrim Özer, B.S., ’00 & M.S., ’04, CFRE, CMP, Associate Director, Alumni Relations, Annual Giving, Engagement Systems & Data Analytics
  • Campus Address: ADM 153
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-2217
  • Email:
  • Web page:
  • Number of Awards: varies

Alumni Association
Supplemental Questions
  1. This scholarship is for students that will be seniors at the time of the award in the fall semester. In order to be eligible, you must be enrolled as either an incoming or continuing senior at the time of the award in the fall semester. Do you have at least one semester before obtaining your undergraduate degree, and will you be an incoming or continuing senior enrolled in classes in the upcoming fall semester?
    • Do you have at least one semester left prior to graduation?
    • Will you be an incoming or continuing senior in the fall semester?
  2. Personal Statement: Awardees of this scholarship should demonstrate a personal drive to overcome obstacles as well as a community-oriented focus and a commitment to others. Within this context, please provide a personal statement describing your academic and career goals. Your statement should answer the following questions: What are your reasons for applying for this scholarship? How do you intend to use your degree upon graduation? To what extent does your field of study benefit you and/or the larger community? See (200-word minimum and 500-word maximum)
  3. Financial Need Statement: Please provide a brief statement of financial need detailing how receiving this scholarship will assist you and enable you to achieve your academic and career goals, e.g., content such as parent’s education and occupations, disability or illness in the family, extenuating circumstances, single parent household, other siblings in college, cost of college tuition compared to how you will finance your education that describes your financial status. If you are currently working to support your education or are a participant in EOP, Guardian Scholars or related campus programs, please include this in your response. (100-word minimum and 200-word maximum)
  4. Please provide the name and e-mail of an individual who can provide a reference on your behalf. Your reference provider should be familiar with you and able to speak to your personal, professional and/or academic achievements. Faculty, colleagues, or mentors are highly recommended. Please be sure to communicate to the individual that you are listing them as a reference provider and give them context on the scholarship for which you are applying so they can tailor their reference. See for tips and guidelines on asking for letters of recommendation. If your reference provider cannot upload their reference letter to your application on the Award Management/Academic Works system directly before the online deadline, your scholarship application that’s missing a reference letter can’t be evaluated.