Undergraduate Scholarships

There is one application for the MARC, RISE Undergraduate, Genentech Foundation Junior/Senior, and Genentech Sophomore Scholars. Click any of these links below to see the application instructions and access the Undergraduate Online ApplicationThe application deadline for these specific scholarships is Monday, March 15, 2021.

These scholarships are for students majoring in Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics.


Programs for pre-MS/pre-PhD students, US Citizens and Permanent Residents:





NIH MARC, Maximizing Access to Research Careers


Raymond Esquerra (415) 338-1305

NIH RISE, Research Initiative for Science Enhancement


Megumi Fuse (415) 405-0728

Beckman Scholars

Separate Application.

2021 deadline: April 2, 2021

Megumi Fuse (415) 405-0728

Programs for pre-MS/pre-PhD/pre-MD/DDS/DVM students, US Citizens, Permanent Residents, & DACA:



Genentech Foundation Junior/Senior Scholars, including Sophomores


Frank Bayliss (415) 338-1071

Genentech Foundation Incoming Freshman Associates

2021 deadline: April 2, 2021

Frank Bayliss


(415) 338-1071


Other Programs for pre-MS/pre-PhD students, US Citizens and Permanent Residents:

Check each program below for application deadlines.


LSAMP, Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation

Rolling Deadline

Megumi Fuse (415) 405-0728

SF BUILD, Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity

Separate Application

Deadline: March 19, 2021

Leticia Marquez-Magana / Teaster Baird, Jr / Carmen Domingo

(415) 338-2742

REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) Biological Research in Ecological Evolutionary Developmental Biology (BREED)

         Separate Application

Sarah Cohen nsfreu@sfsu.edu

REU Sustainable Groundwater

         Separate Application

Leora Nanus lnanus@sfsu.edu

REU Smart Structure Technology

         Separate Application

Zhaoshuo Jiang zsjiang@sfsu.edu

GEN-PINC Scholarship

         Separate Application

Ilmy Yoon / Anagha Kulkarni / Pleuni Pennings / Rori Rohlfs   pincsfsu@sfsu.edu

Minors, Certificates & other programs:


PINC - Promoting Inclusivity in Computing

PINC Summer Program

        Separate Application

& Science Coding Immersion Program (SCIP)

Sign-ups coming soon

Ilmy Yoon / Anagha Kulkarni / Pleuni Pennings / Rori Rohlfs  (415) 338-2335   pincsfsu@sfsu.edu