Janis Kuby Memorial Scholarship

College of Science and Engineering
The Kuby undergraduate scholarships for Cell & Molecular Biology and Microbiology will be awarded in Fall 2024. All current undergraduate students are encouraged to apply.
Scholarship recipients are strongly encouraged to attend the Donor Recognition and Scholarship Award Reception in early November 2024.

  • Awarding Department: Biology
  • Scholarship Intent: To reward students for significant achievement in Cell & Molecular Biology or Microbiology programs, especially those with disadvantaged backgrounds.
  • Criteria: N/A
  • Major: Multiple: Biology: Cell and Molecular Biology, Microbiology
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Any; Grad: N/A
  • Enrollment Status: Continuing/Currently enrolled SFSU student
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: 6 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: 3.0; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: Biology Department
  • Campus Address: HH 534
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 405-3591
  • Email: gmt@sfsu.edu
  • Web page: http://biology.sfsu.edu
  • Number of Awards: varies

Supplemental Questions
  1. An essay of less than 1000 words covering the following topics: (a) your future goals and how SFSU is helping you achieve them; (b) a brief statement describing any financial support that you are receiving from the university or other sources; and (c) the impact 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. Unofficial transcripts for all previous and current undergraduate work