San Francisco Unified School District Seniors

Scholarships for SFUSD Seniors admitted to SF State

Robert and Joyce Corrigan SF Promise Endowed Scholarship

The San Francisco Promise Scholarships were established to recognize the academic achievements and potential of students who have graduated from the San Francisco Unified School District and to assist them financially with the pursuit of their education. The Robert and Joyce Corrigan SF Promise Endowed Scholarship is available to 20 SFUSD graduates.

Graduates of a San Francisco public high school admitted to SF State as first-time freshmen are encouraged to apply. Those selected will receive up to $2000 per year for 4 years. The scholarship is renewable for 4 years as long as a GPA of 2.5 is maintained and you complete at least 24 units (approximately 8 classes) each year.

To be eligible, you must follow these steps:

  1. Must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or CA Dream Application for the 2017-2018 academic year
  2. Complete the SF Promise Scholarship application by Friday, May 16, 2016 at 5 p.m. at https://sfsu.academicworks.com/ 

Elmira Sanderson Endowed Scholarship Fund

Awards of at least $1,500 (varies) to incoming freshmen who graduate from a San Francisco Public High School. Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75 for the junior and senior high school years. Graduates of a San Francisco public high school admitted to SF State as first-time freshmen are encouraged to apply. Those selected will receive up $1,500.00.

To be eligible, you must follow these steps:

  1. Complete the scholarship application by Friday, May 16, 2017 at https://sfsu.academicworks.com/ 

If you have any questions about this and other scholarship opportunities, please call Ryan Jones at (415) 405-3639.

Need assistance applying or navigating Academic Works?

Student Outreach Services will be hosting a Scholarship Workshop for SFUSD students this Saturday April 29, 2017 on the SF State Campus.

Date: Saturday April 29, 2017
Time: 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Where: San Francisco State University, J. Paul Leonard Library, Room 280
What to bring? A file of your current high school transcript (via flash drive, google drive or email is acceptable)

Questions? Contact the workshop host, Luis De Paz Fernandez at ldepaz@sfsu.edu.