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  • Scholarships « San Francisco State University
    Agreement Agreement Form Staff Only Agreement Change Form Staff Only Contact Us Office Hours At One Stop Center Student Services Building Monday Friday 9 00 am 5 00 pm Phone Hours Monday Friday 9 00am 4 30pm Phone 415 338 7000 Scholarship Questions Call to make an appointment to see Mabel Chan Shree Rangaraj Dennis Santos or Nancy Jodaitis TDD 415 338 4321 Fax 415 338 0949 Email faschol sfsu

    Original URL path: http://www.sfsu.edu/~finaid/scholarships/campuslistings.htm (2016-02-13)
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  • Scholarships « San Francisco State University
    9 00am 4 30pm Phone 415 338 7000 Scholarship Questions Call to make an appointment to see Mabel Chan Shree Rangaraj Dennis Santos or Nancy Jodaitis TDD 415 338 4321 Fax 415 338 0949 Email faschol sfsu edu Mail San Francisco State University Office of Student Financial Aid 1600 Holloway Avenue San Francisco CA 94132 4011 Comments Last Update February 10 2016 Other Places to Look This information is provided as a convenience for students SFSU neither makes any recommendations nor assumes any responsibility for the information listed Most students apply for only a handful of scholarships usually from postings at an academic institution or recommendations from guidance counselors But the more money you seek the more money you have a chance of winning The internet is a cornucopia of opportunities additionally seek out opportunities at your parents work church or social organization etc Scholarship Bulletin Board Scholarship announcements are posted on our scholarship bulletin board at the Student Services Building One Stop Center Web Sites San Francisco State University www sfsu edu finaid scholarships SF State Fellowships Office www sfsu edu fellows1 Nationally competitive fellowships as well as system wide awards offered by CSU Applicants to fellowship and scholarship

    Original URL path: http://www.sfsu.edu/~finaid/scholarships/other.htm (2016-02-13)
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  • Scholarships « San Francisco State University
    Recommendation Thank You Letters Scholarship and Taxes International Students Scholarship Information Workshop Workshop 101 Schedule Press Release Winners and Donors Give to SF State Donate to a Scholarship Scholarship Agreement Agreement Form Staff Only Agreement Change Form Staff Only Contact Us Office Hours At One Stop Center Student Services Building Monday Friday 9 00 am 5 00 pm Phone Hours Monday Friday 9 00am 4 30pm Phone 415 338 7000 Scholarship Questions Call to make an appointment to see Mabel Chan Shree Rangaraj Dennis Santos or Nancy Jodaitis TDD 415 338 4321 Fax 415 338 0949 Email faschol sfsu edu Mail San Francisco State University Office of Student Financial Aid 1600 Holloway Avenue San Francisco CA 94132 4011 Comments Last Update February 10 2016 Campus Colleges and Department The following offices may have information about scholarships offered by external organizations and many of these offices administer their own scholarships Please contact these colleges departments or student organizations for more information If you still need additional information to find a phone number for a particular office or department please call the University Directory Assistance College of Business 405 3531 Graduate College of Education 338 2051 Ethnic Studies 338 1693 Health Social

    Original URL path: http://www.sfsu.edu/~finaid/scholarships/Dept.htm (2016-02-13)
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  • Scholarships « San Francisco State University
    9 00 am 5 00 pm Phone Hours Monday Friday 9 00am 4 30pm Phone 415 338 7000 Scholarship Questions Call to make an appointment to see Mabel Chan Shree Rangaraj Dennis Santos or Nancy Jodaitis TDD 415 338 4321 Fax 415 338 0949 Email faschol sfsu edu Mail San Francisco State University Office of Student Financial Aid 1600 Holloway Avenue San Francisco CA 94132 4011 Comments Last Update February 10 2016 Avoiding Scams Scams will try to capitalize on and profit from your need for scholarships and financial assistance Common scam red flags include fee charges vague or no contact information and masquerading as a government agency such as the Department of Education which try to persuade you with a false sense of credibility Above all you should never have to pay a fee for any service or to apply for a scholarship when there are many other excellent and free scholarship services available online Also be cautious about disclosing vital info such as your Social Security Number due to a rise in identity theft crimes We suggest using reputable and well established online sources such as fastweb com If you suspect fraud you can report to Federal Trade

    Original URL path: http://www.sfsu.edu/~finaid/scholarships/scam.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Scholarships « San Francisco State University
    4011 Comments Last Update February 10 2016 Scholarship and Essay Tips Many scholarships require you to write a personal statement about yourself This is your opportunity to sell yourself Tell your personal story Write in the first person Typically personal statements should convey your character personality values and experiences and should include your academic achievements community involvement leadership skills and academic and career goals Use the following to assist you with writing your personal statement essay Think about your achievements e g academic personal etc and list them List your community and or school involvement Write down any obstacles or hardships you have overcome e g family economic or physical etc List your specific skills e g leadership communicative etc and or talent e g athlete musician writer etc Think about people or events that have shaped you or influenced your goals What are you passionate about Tightly structure your essay by sticking to the point and supporting your experience with concrete and compelling examples Write with a personal voice and avoid sounding wooden and dry Many organizations favor student leaders or students involved in their community or school Other groups look for students who have exceptional talents writers scientists athletes or musicians If the application mentions these qualities emphasize the talents skills you have as well as your academic achievements Provide examples of the leadership roles you have taken with individuals and or groups Scholarship committees are extremely responsive to stories that overcome obstacles or hardships Follow directions For example if the application limits you to a 3 page essay do not go over 3 pages but neither should you write only a paragraph If there are specific questions on the scholarship application make sure you answer the questions that are asked of you Have several strong writers read

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  • Scholarships « San Francisco State University
    for a one bedroom apartment was my reality as a child My parents work ethic and daily struggles continue to serve as an inspiration for me to strive for a relevant and meaningful education and profession and to be the first in my family to receive a graduate degree Thanks to my parents encouragement I was able to graduate cum laude at UCLA with a Psychology and Asian American Studies double major and an Education minor In my four years at UCLA I was a five time recipient of the Provost s Honors List My most rewarding experiences in college however were outside of the classroom walls As a graduating senior I was also recognized with the UCLA Chancellor Service Award the Pilipino Graduation Enlightenment Award and A Magazine s Top 10 Student Leader in the Nation for initiating my own community service tutorial project in South Central Los Angeles a poor urban and underserved community The project was called Project S E T South Central Evening Tutorial and we mentored and tutored the children of immigrant parents who were attending evening adult school four nights a week My work with Project S E T further catapulted me to work on issues of student and community empowerment After graduation I worked as a full time director of a student retention project at UCLA s Student Retention Center SRC At the SRC we served over 5 000 at risk and historically under served students a year We worked to retain students on academic difficulty and to readmit dismissed students through peer counseling mentorship academic workshops and student initiated seminars Because of my work at the Student Retention Center and the greater Los Angeles community I was also invited to participate in the Committee for Pilipino American Studies Conference at UC Berkeley and the RAND Collaborative on Pilipino Health Education and Development Last August I moved from Southern California to San Francisco to pursue a Master s degree in Education in a concentration on Equity and Social Justice I hope to use this degree to prepare me for a Ph D program and my professional goal of being a university professor in the field of Education and Ethnic Studies two fields which have direct impact and relevancy to underserved immigrant youth Being a full time student and simultaneously working 20 hours a week at the College of Education s Cahill Learning Resources and Media Lab or Cahill and has been both challenging and rewarding At SFSU I have been able to coordinate programming and curriculum displays for the staff students and faculty of the College of Education I am also a part of the committee for the Asian Diaspora Pre conference for the upcoming national Adult Education Research Conference AERC at SFSU in early June My work at Cahill and my involvement in the College of Education serves to educate the SFSU community about social issues usually neglected in the schools issues such as community and individual empowerment community development race class

    Original URL path: http://www.sfsu.edu/~finaid/scholarships/Essaysam.htm (2016-02-13)
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  • Scholarships « San Francisco State University
    Agreement Agreement Form Staff Only Agreement Change Form Staff Only Contact Us Office Hours At One Stop Center Student Services Building Monday Friday 9 00 am 5 00 pm Phone Hours Monday Friday 9 00am 4 30pm Phone 415 338 7000 Scholarship Questions Call to make an appointment to see Mabel Chan Shree Rangaraj Dennis Santos or Nancy Jodaitis TDD 415 338 4321 Fax 415 338 0949 Email faschol sfsu edu Mail San Francisco State University Office of Student Financial Aid 1600 Holloway Avenue San Francisco CA 94132 4011 Comments Last Update February 10 2016 Letters of Recommendation Many scholarship applications request letters of recommendation The request is usually 1 to 2 letters of recommendation but may vary Below are some tips and guidelines on how to ask for letters of recommendation Read the scholarship application for any specific guidelines for the letters of recommendation Ask a professor employer or community leader who knows you well and who will be able to write about your academic achievements leadership experiences and contributions Provide a copy of the scholarship application a recent resume and a list of activities and honors to your reference provider If it is a professor you should provide

    Original URL path: http://www.sfsu.edu/~finaid/scholarships/lor.htm (2016-02-13)
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  • Scholarships « San Francisco State University
    make an appointment to see Mabel Chan Shree Rangaraj Dennis Santos or Nancy Jodaitis TDD 415 338 4321 Fax 415 338 0949 Email faschol sfsu edu Mail San Francisco State University Office of Student Financial Aid 1600 Holloway Avenue San Francisco CA 94132 4011 Comments Last Update February 10 2016 Thank you letter Guidelines and Tips Scholarships are made possible through generous gifts made by an individual family foundation or corporation A well written thank you letter is important to the scholarship donors who appreciate learning about you your goals and future plans Your letter acknowledges the value of their contributions and encourages their continued support Some campus scholarships do require you to upload a thank you letter to the donor When you accept the scholarship with AcademicWorks the system will prompt you with a Post Acceptance to do item to upload a signed thank you letter Here are some guidelines and tips for writing a sincere and well written thank you letter The letter may be handwritten or typed If your handwriting is legible a handwritten note is a nice touch Use plain white paper or stationary Do not send the letter by email Be prompt Do not wait

    Original URL path: http://www.sfsu.edu/~finaid/scholarships/thankyou.htm (2016-02-13)
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