Philip Johnson/Cynthia Kolb Memorial Award Scholarship

Disability Programs and Resource Center

Award will be for Fall 2017

  • Awarding Department: Disability Programs & Resource Center (DPRC)
  • Scholarship Intent: To make an annual award to a currently enrolled or entering graduate student with a disability.
  • Criteria:
    1) Applicants must be students with disabilities and if possible, provide verification of the disability with a completed scholarship application (if not currently registered with the DPRC for support services or reasonable accommodations; if the disability verification cannot be provided or the applicant has questions about meeting this criteria, please contact the DPRC’s Scholarship Coordinator directly).
    2) Applicants must also provide copies of the Division of Graduate studies and graduate program acceptance letters, and a personal statement (not to exceed three (3) typewritten, double spaced pages) describing their education and career objectives, campus and/or community participation and service, personal and/or academic achievements, and involvement in the disability community.
    3) Also required are unofficial academic transcripts, and two (2) letters of recommendation from a professor, counselor, or employer addressing your achievements.
  • Major: Any
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Graduating Senior; Grad: Masters/Credential/PhD
  • 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 SF State GPA: 3.0; Grad SF State GPA: 3.0
    Entering graduate students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Contact Person: Disability Programs and Resource Center – Maisoon Alghethy
  • Campus Address: SSB 110
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-7878
  • Email:
  • Web page:
  • Number of Awards: varies

Disability Programs and Resource Center
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you a person with a disability?
  2. Are you currently registered with the Disability Programs and Resource Center (DPRC) and have unexpired disability documentation on file?
  3. If you are not registered with the DPRC, please upload your current disability documentation based on our disability documentation guidelines found online at
  4. What is your career/professional goal?
  5. Please indicate the semester(s) that you will be attending your graduate/credential program at SF State
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