Dilena Takeyama Center Scholarships


This Dilena Takeyama Center Scholarship is for San Francisco State students planning on studying abroad at a University in Japan.

  • Awarding Department: Dilena Takeyama Center
  • Scholarship Intent: The Dilena Takeyama Center Scholarships are intended to support San Francisco State University students who plan to utilize their studies and future careers in ways that promote improved relationships between the United States and Japan.
  • Criteria: This scholarship is intended to assist SF State students who desire to participate in a year-long Certified SF State Study Abroad Program at a Japanese university.
  • Major: Any
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, Grad: Masters
  • Enrollment Status: Any
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: FULL-TIME; Grad: FULL-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: N/A; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: Ryan Jones
  • Campus Address: ADM 153
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 405-3639
  • Email: rjjones@sfsu.edu
  • Number of Awards: varies

up to $3,500
Alumni Association
Supplemental Questions
  1. Do you have at least one semester left prior to graduation?
  2. This scholarship is intended to support students in SF State's Study Abroad Program who will be attending a partner institution in Japan through this program. If you have not applied for or been accepted to the Study Abroad Program for Japan at a partner university, you will not be eligible for this award. For SF State Study Abroad students, please select your Study Abroad Host Institution from the list below.
  3. Please describe your career and life goals and, in particular, how you plan to use your experience as an International Student to advance the Dilena Takeyama Center's mission to promote improved relations and cultural understanding between the U.S. and Japan.
  4. Please provide a brief statement of financial need detailing how this receiving this scholarship will assist you and enable you to achieve your academic and career goals.
  5. Please provide the name and e-mail of an individual who can provide a reference on your behalf. Your reference provider should be familiar with you and able to speak to your personal, professional and/or academic achievements. Faculty, colleagues or mentors are highly recommended. Please be sure to inform the individual that you are listing them as a reference provider and provide them context on the scholarship for which you are applying so they can tailor their reference accordingly.