Wallace Fund for Diversity Scholarship

Business

This Scholarship will be awarded for 2018-19 Academic Year.

  • Awarding Department: College of Business
  • Scholarship Intent: This scholarship is designed to serve educationally and economically disadvantaged students majoring in business while specifically encouraging diversity through the enrollment of underrepresented minority students.
  • Criteria: 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 Act application. Must have financial need as determined by FAFSA or the California Dream Act application. Submit a 250-500 word essay on why applicant should receive this award.
  • Major: Multiple: All majors in the College of Business,
  • Class Level: HS Seniors, Undergrad: Any, Grad: N/A
  • Enrollment Status: Any
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: FULL-TIME; Grad: N/A
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Must file a FAFSA or CA Dream Act application
  • Citizenship: US Citizen/Perm Res
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: 2.5; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: Student Services Center
  • Campus Address: BUS 112
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415)405-3531
  • Email: cobssc@sfsu.edu
  • Web page: http://cob.sfsu.edu/cob/scholarships
  • Number of Awards: varies

Award
$3,000
Scopes
College of Business
Deadline
03/30/2018
Supplemental Questions
  1. The mission of the Wallace Fund for Diversity Scholarship is to "encourage the enrollment of under-represented minority students (i.e. African Americans, Latinos/Chicanos, Pacific Islanders and Native Americans in the College of Business). In 500 words or less, pleaes tell us your biographical background, financial need, and how you plan to use your major to achieve your career goals.
  2. In 500 words or less, please answer the following prompt: Imagine you are mentoring a group of low income, first generation, under-represented minority high school students. What advice you give these students on how to achieve their career goals.
  3. Upload a copy of your resume. In addition to your employment and volunteer history, please also include any awards/distinctions you have earned and any organizations/clubs/programs you are involved with.
  4. Please upload a copy of your latest transcripts. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. Depending on your grade level, these can be from high school, community college, 4-year college/university, or graduate school.