Robert Westwood Scholarship

Student Affairs

  • Awarding Department: Student Health Center
  • Scholarship Intent: To assist SFSU students who are living with HIV and plan to make a contribution to communities affected by HIV. Contributions can be in any field, including: the arts, health sciences, social services, etc.
  • Criteria: Verification from your physician that you have HIV (a note on official letterhead or from SF State disability resource center is sufficient). Brief typed essay no more than 3 pages discussing your contributions or plans to incorporate your academic work and degree at SF State with service in the HIV community or in the area of HIV prevention. Enrolled the semester the award is given to receive payment.
  • Major: Any
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Any, Grad: Any
  • Enrollment Status: Continuing
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: HALF-TIME; Grad: HALF-TIME
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a Requirement
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad SF State GPA: 3.0; Grad SF State GPA: 3.0
  • Contact Person: Michael Ritter
  • Campus Address: SSB 208
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-7339
  • Email:
  • Web page: N/A
  • Number of Awards: 1

Supplemental Questions
  1. Please submit a copy of your most recent SFSU transcript. You must be a continuing student enrolled in a minimum of 6 units with a current SFSU GPA of 3.0.
  2. Please describe your financial need or hardship.
  3. Please describe contributions you have made in service to the HIV community or in HIV prevention efforts.
  4. PLease describe how you intend to use your SFSU studies or degree for service to the HIV community or prevention efforts.