Robert Westwood Scholarship
The intent of this scholarship is to assist SFSU students who are living with HIV and plan to make a contribution to communities affected by HIV. Contributions can be in any field, including: the arts, health sciences, social services, etc.
Amount will vary from year to year, depending on the amount in the fund, although the intent is to pay tuition and books for 2 semesters of an academic year.
Generally the following is the application procedure:
Applicant must submit:
- Copy of most recent SFSU academic transcript (unofficial). Applicant must be enrolled at least half-time with an SFSU GPA of at least 3.0.
- Verification from physician that applicant has HIV (a note on official letterhead or from SFSU Disability Resource Center is sufficient).
- Brief, TYPED, essay (no more than 2 pages) discussing applicant’s plans to incorporate her/his academic work and degree at SFSU with service in the HIV community or in the area of HIV prevention.
- Two letters of recommendation pertaining to past/current activities in the field.
Note: We make every effort to protect the confidentiality of applicants and the recipient of the scholarship.
Applications for the 2013 Scholarship will come out early in the
Fall 2013 semester.
Applications will be available upon request from Michael Ritter (email@example.com) and on campus at the Disability & Resource Center, Counseling & Psychological Services, Dean of Students office