Frederick W. Kauer Grad Scholarship in Physiology

College of Science and Engineering
Frederick W. Kauer Graduate Scholarship in Physiology will be awarded in Fall 2024.
Scholarship recipients are strongly encouraged to attend the Donor Recognition and Scholarship Award Reception in early November 2024.

  • Awarding Department: Biology
  • Scholarship Intent: To support the education needs of graduate students in physiology through scholarships.
  • Criteria: Must be in good academic standing in the Biology department.
  • Major: Single: Physiology
  • Class Level: Undergrad: N/A; Grad: Masters
  • Enrollment Status: Any
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: N/A; Grad: 4 UNITS
  • 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: 3.0
  • Contact Person: Biology Department
  • Campus Address: HH 534
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 405-3591
  • Email:
  • Web page:
  • Number of Awards: varies

Supplemental Questions
  1. An essay of less than 1000 words covering the following topics: (a) description of your research and how it relates to conservation biology for a broad audience; (b) your professional goals; and (c) the impact of the scholarship would have on your life.
  2. Recommendation from a SFSU Biology faculty member. The recommendation should indicate the faculty member’s familiarity with the student, the student’s academic performance, and any research, volunteer, or other relevant experiences. Must be received by May 31st.
  3. A second recommendation about your academic qualifications from any professor or supervisor. Recommendation must be received by May 31st.
  4. Unofficial transcripts for all previous and current graduate and undergraduate work