Dilena Takeyama Center Scholarships

This Dilena Takeyama Center Scholarship is for International students enrolled at San Francisco State University with an interest in improving relations and facilitating cultural understanding and exchange between the United States and Japan. New students applying to SF State are encouraged to apply! For new students, you must be admitted by April 1.


  • 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 students from SFSU’s partner institutions/organizations in Japan who desire to enroll at San Francisco State University in an undergraduate or graduate degree program.
  • 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: S. Evrim Özer, B.S., ’00 & M.S., ’04, CFRE, CMP, Associate Director of Alumni Relations & Annual Giving
  • Campus Address: ADM 153
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway, San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-2217
  • Email: alumni@sfsu.edu
  • Web page: http:alumni.sfsu.edu
  • Number of Awards: varies

Up to $4,000
Alumni Association
Supplemental Questions
  1. Do you have at least one semester left prior to graduation?
  2. Will this be your first semester at SF State?
  3. Please write the name of any other Universities you have attended, either in the United States as an International Student, or in Japan. If you have not attended any other Universities, please write "I have not attended any other Universities."
  4. Have you ever attended another educational institution in Japan? If so, please list the name below. If not, please write "I have not attended any other educational institutional in Japan."
  5. 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.
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