University Scholarship

Office of Student Financial Aid

  • Awarding Department: Office of Student Financial Aid
  • Scholarship Intent: To provide financial assistance to continuing SF State students with financial need, demonstrated academic achievement, and community involvement.
  • Criteria: Must have been enrolled at SF State at least half-time for the previous Fall and current Spring semesters. Students who meet the AB540 definition are eligible to apply. Must apply for financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the California Dream Application. Must have financial need as determined by FAFSA or the California Dream Application.
  • Major: Any
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Any, Grad: Masters/Credential/2nd BA/PhD
  • Enrollment Status: Continuing
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: FULL-TIME; Grad: FULL-TIME
  • Financial Need: Must file a FAFSA or CA Dream Application
  • Citizenship: US Citizen/Perm Res
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; SF State Undergrad GPA: 3.0; SF State Grad GPA: 3.5
  • Contact Person: Office of Student Financial Aid
  • Campus Address: One Stop – SSB
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway, San Francisco, California 94132-4011
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-7000
  • Email: faschol@sfsu.edu
  • Web page: www.sfsu.edu/~finaid/scholarships
  • Number of Awards: varies

Award
$500-$3000
Scopes
Office of Student Financial Aid
Deadline
06/16/2014
Supplemental Questions
  1. Write a personal statement in which you tell the scholarship committee about yourself. Address the following questions in your personal statement and give specific examples. Statement must be written in essay format, typed, double-spaced, 12 point with 1” margins and must be at least 2 pages but not to exceed three pages. Do not put your name on your personal statement. Please upload your personal statement.
    • What are significant factors or events in your life that have impacted your desire or ability to attend college? How have you contributed to your community and/or to SF State? Who has inspired you? What academic achievements are you proud of? What are your educational and career goals?
  2. Hong Kong Alumni Association University Scholarship Supplemental Question
    • Did you or your parents graduate from a Hong Kong high school? If you've answered YES, please provide documentation verifying this graduation from a Hong Kong high school by uploading your document below. If you've answered NO, please upload a statement stating you or your parents did not graduate from a Hong Kong high school.
    • The University Scholarship is comprised of scholarship funds from many different donors. One scholarship is awarded to a student who graduated, or whose parents graduated, from a Hong Kong high school. Your response does not affect your eligibility for other University scholarships.