Michelle Benjamin Scholarship Fund


  • * Scholarship will be awarded for the Spring 2018 semester
  • Awarding Department: Gerontology
  • Scholarship Intent: To provide up to two partial annual scholarships to students studying for the M.A. in Gerontology with an academic emphasis in Long-Term Care Administration and a strong commitment to working with the elderly with special needs.
  • Criteria: Preference given to students in Long-Term Care Administration emphasis.
  • Major: Single: Gerontology
  • Class Level: Undergrad: N/A; Grad: Masters/2nd BA
  • Enrollment Status: Any
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: N/A; Grad: HALF-TIME
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a Requirement
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: 3.3; Grad GPA: 3.3
  • Contact Person: Dr. Darlene Yee-Melichar
  • Campus Address: HSS 242
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-3558
  • Email: dyee@sfsu.edu
  • Web page: N/A
  • Number of Awards: varies

Up to $1,000
Public Affairs and Civic Engagement (PACE)
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please provide a copy of your most recent transcript that includes your SF State GPA. Please include the cumulative GPA from your previous college if this is your first semester. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
  2. Please write a personal narrative. This narrative should describe the applicant’s personal background and interest in a career in aging and long-term care administration. You have up to 1,000 words for this essay.
  3. As part of the application for this scholarship, students are asked to provide two letters of reference. Below, you will be asked to provide the name and e-mail of your references.
    • Please provide the name and e-mail of your first reference. This should be an academic reference from an SF State faculty member. The reference letter must be SF State letterhead.
    • Please provide the name and e-mail of your second reference.