Recreation Parks & Tourism Dept Intern-Schol Fund

HEALTH AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Through the Recreation, Parks, and Tourism (RPT) Department Intern Scholarship Fund, The RPT Department offers two annual awards:

  1. Ryan Jones Memorial Scholarship ($500) – focused on creativity and diversity in the field of recreation
  2. Events, Travel, and Tourism Scholarship ($500) – focused on sustainability and the Bay Area

Both scholarships are open to RPT majors who will be enrolled in RPT 680/690 (internship) the following spring or summer.

  • Awarding Department: Recreation, Parks, & Tourism
  • Scholarship Intent: Provide financial assistance, encourage professional development and future contributions to the Recreation, Parks, and Tourism profession.
  • Criteria: SF State junior and senior RPT majors who have at least one semester remaining before graduation; complete the intern scholarship application form; at the time of fall application, students are required to be eligible for the internship (RPT 680/690) the following spring or summer; 1 letter of recommendation from a recreation, parks, and tourism employer/agency supervisor; 500-word statement on a topic specific to the award, and how award will benefit in being able to meet your internship objectives and general success as a recreation, parks, and tourism professional;
  • Major: Single: Recreation, Parks, & Tourism
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Graduating senior in spring or summer, Grad: N/A
  • Enrollment Status: Continuing
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: FULL-TIME in spring or summer; 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: 2.75; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: Erik Rosegard
  • Campus Address: HSS 307
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-7529
  • Email: rosegard@sfsu.edu
  • Web page: http://recdept.sfsu.edu/
  • Number of Awards: 2

Award
$500.00
Scopes
Recreation, Parks, and Tourism
Deadline
12/03/2017
Supplemental Questions
  1. Will you be completing RPT 680/690 (internship) this coming spring or summer?
  2. Please indicate the first (1st) scholarship that you are applying for from the list below. The criteria for both scholarships are the same: (a) a 500-word essay (topics are different for each scholarship), and (b) one (1) letter of recommendation. Note that the same letter can be used for more than one scholarship, but needs to be uploaded for each scholarship that you apply for.
  3. You are required to complete an essay (no more than 500 words) for one OR both scholarships. If applying for the Ryan Jones Memorial Scholarship, answer the following: Explain your creative solution for promoting social justice in recreation settings or programs. If applying for the Events, Travel, and Tourism scholarship, answer the following: Explain how you would increase sustainability within Bay Area events, travel, and tourism? If applying for both scholarships, you will need to submit two, 500-word essays - complete the essay identified as your first (1st) scholarship choice, and then answer the next question: "Optional: Please indicate the second (2nd) scholarship you are applying for from the list below . . ." and type up the corresponding essay.
  4. Optional: Please indicate the second (2nd) scholarship you are applying for from the list below. The criteria for both scholarships are the same: (a) a 500-word essay (topics are different for each scholarship), and (b) one (1) letter of recommendation. Note that the same letter can be used for more than one scholarship, but needs to be uploaded for each scholarship that you apply for.
  5. If you are only applying for one scholarship, do not answer the previous question: "Optional: Please indicate the second (2nd) scholarship you are applying for from the list below. . ." If you are applying for both scholarships, and your second (2nd) scholarship that you are applying for is the Ryan Jones Memorial Scholarship, answer the following: Explain your creative solution for promoting social justice in recreation settings or programs. If your second (2nd) scholarship is the Events,, Travel, and Tourism Scholarship, then answer the following: Explain your creative solution for promoting social justice in recreation settings or programs.
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