Dorothy Misbach Fund for Visually Impaired Teacher Preparation


  • Awarding Department: Special Education
  • Scholarship Intent: Financial support for students admitted to, and enrolled in, the Education Specialist Credential for Visual Impairments, and for Joint Doctoral, Ph.D. candidates, studying in the area of visual impairments.
  • Criteria: Ph.D. Joint Doctoral Program students studying in the Visual Impairment area are eligible to apply. To continue receiving an award in semesters 2-4, student must demonstrate a gpa of 3.5. California residency.
  • Major: Multiple: Education Specialist Credential for Visual Impair., Education (Special Education, Joint Program with the University of California, Berkeley),
  • Class Level: Undergrad: N/A, Grad: Credential/MA/Jt. Doc
  • Enrollment Status: Any
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: N/A; Grad: 6 UNITS
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a Requirement
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: N/A; Grad GPA: 3.0
  • Contact Person: Loretta Seva’aetasi
  • Campus Address: BH 244
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-2389
  • Email:
  • Web page:
  • Number of Awards: varies

$1000 with enrollment at 6 units or $2000 with full time enrollment
Graduate College of Education
Supplemental Questions
  1. How do you plan to finance your education?
  2. Are you receiving any other type of assistance e.g. stipend or other through the Department or other Agency? please describe.
  3. Please tell us why you are applying for this scholarship in 500 words or less.
  4. Letter #1: Academic Recommendation
  5. Letter #2: Additional Academic or Other Professional Reference