Middle East and Islamic Studies (MEIS) Student Excellence Award

LIBERAL & CREATIVE ARTS

  • Awarding Department: Middle East and Islamic Studies (MEIS)
  • Scholarship Intent: The Middle East and Islamic Studies Student Excellence Award recognizes outstanding course work of undergraduate students minoring in MEIS, students who pursue an emphasis in Middle East Studies in a Liberal and Creative Arts department that has such an emphasis, or students who will have completed at least two years in a Middle Eastern language by the time they graduate. Applicants should explain their decision to take courses in MEIS, as well as their career goals. Students on financial aid are given special consideration.
  • Criteria: N/A
  • Major: Any SFSU major who also minors in Middle East and Islamic Studies is eligible. Students whose majors have an emphasis in Middle East Studies or students who will have completed two years of a Middle East language before they graduate can also apply.
  • Class Level: HS Seniors: N/A; Undergrad: Sophomore, Junior, Senior; Grad: N/A
  • Enrollment Status: Continuing
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: FULL-TIME; 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: Lucia Volk
  • Campus Address: HUM 576
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway Ave., San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 405-2468
  • Email: lvolk@sfsu.edu
  • Web page: http://meis.sfsu.edu
  • Number of Awards: varies each application cycle

Award
an amount up to $2,000
Scopes
Middle East and Islamic Studies (MEIS)
Deadline
11/15/2017
Supplemental Questions
  1. In no more than 500 words, explain your main motivation in choosing MEIS as your minor. What are your long-term career goals and how will this scholarship help you achieve them?
  2. Confidential Recommendation Letter Request