Welcome to the new Genentech Foundation Scholars!
Purpose of the scholarships: To prepare students from underrepresented groups, first generation college students, and students with disabilities for biomedical careers by providing academic support and a stimulating research experience. The goal of the program is to prepare each participant for entrance into a competitive graduate program and successful completion of a PhD in the biomedical or physical sciences, or an MD, DDS or DVM degree.
Genentech Foundation Scholars Stipends
SEO Genentech Founation Scholarships are disbursed through a monthly stipend. Stipend checks used to be picked up in the Disbursement Office in ADM 358 a few days before the 15th of each month. Now the checks are mailed to your last known address during the first or second week of each month. There is currently no Direct Deposit for Genentech Foundation Scholars checks.
There is more information about the stipends on the SF State University Corporation (UCORP) website HERE.
Graduate School Application Fee Waivers
For Genentech Foundation Scholars, the scholarship may be able to reimburse you for up to $500 in graduate school application fees after you have requested a fee waiver first and been denied. Show your list of graduate schools to Professor Frank Bayliss for approval.
Genentech Foundation Scholars News:
- 2020 - SF State Magazine published an article about the Genentech Foundation Scholars program titled "Head Space: A new grant is helping SF State’s scientists of tomorrow focus less on making ends meet and more on cutting-edge research." See the article HERE.