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SF State’s Robert Westwood Scholarship

The intent of this scholarship is to assist SFSU students who are living with HIV and have made contributions or plan to use their studies to contribute to communities affected by HIV. Contributions can be in any field, including: the arts, health sciences, social services, etc. One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded at the beginning of the Fall 2012 semester. The recipient must be enrolled Fall 2012 to receive payment.

To apply, your packet must include the following:

  1. Copy of your most recent SFSU academic transcript (unofficial).  You must be enrolled at least half-time (6 units minimum) both semesters with a current SFSU GPA of at least 3.0.
  2. Verification from your physician that you have HIV (a note on official letterhead or from SFSU Disability Resource Center is sufficient).
  3. Brief, TYPED, essay of no more than 3 pages discussing your contributions or plans to incorporate your academic work and degree at SFSU with service in the HIV community or in the area of HIV prevention. (Please use additional sheet of paper and attach to this form)

We make every effort to protect the confidentiality of applicants and the recipient of the scholarship.
Application filing deadline: Applications for the 2013 scholarship will be available in the early Fall 2013 semester

Return completed & signed scholarship application to:
Counseling & Psychological Services
Student Services Building Rm. 208
(FOR INFO) Phone 415-338-7339    
ATTN: Michael Ritter    

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