Balestrieri Forgivable Loan/Scholarship, The

Scholarship will be awarded for the 2019-2020 academic year

  • Awarding Department: School of Music
  • Scholarship Intent: To assist students majoring in music with an emphasis on string instrument performance by defraying educational expenses.
  • Criteria:
    1) Students will submit a School of Music scholarship application and audition for the School of Music scholarship committee.
    2) Renewal Process: Recipients are eligible to reapply annually provided they continue to meet the scholarship criteria. *Undergraduate *students who maintain satisfactory academic and musical progress may receive a Balestrieri Forgivable loan/scholarship for up to 8 semesters. * Graduate *students who maintain a satisfactory academic and musical progress may receive a Balestrieri forgivable loan/scholarship for up to 4 semesters.
    3) Contact School of Music for additional terms for the forgivable loan/scholarship.
  • Major: Single: Music
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Any; Grad: Masters/2nd BA
  • Enrollment Status: Any
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: 12 UNITS; Grad: 8 or 9 UNITS
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a Requirement
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: 3.0; Undergrad Cum or SF State GPA: 3.0; Grad Cum or SF State GPA: 3.0
  • Contact Person: School of Music
  • Campus Address: CA 138
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 405-4109
  • Email:
  • Web page:
  • Number of Awards: varies