Undergraduate Fellowships

There is one application for the MARC, RISE Undergraduate Genentech Foundation Junior/Senior, and Genentech Freshman/Sophomore Scholars. Click any of these links below to see the application instructions and access the Undergraduate Online Application.

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

Deadline extended to May 15, 2020

Weiming Wu (415) 338-1436

LSAMP, Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation

Rolling Deadline

Teaster Baird, Jr (415) 405-0935


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





Genentech Foundation Junior/Senior Scholars


Frank Bayliss (415) 338-1071

Genentech Foundation Freshman/Sophomore Associates


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.


SF BUILD, Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity

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

(415) 338-1305

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

Sarah Cohen / Carmen Domingo nsfreu@sfsu.edu

REU Sustainable Groundwater


Leora Nanus lnanus@sfsu.edu

REU Smart Structure Technology


Zhaoshuo Jiang zsjiang@sfsu.edu

Minors & Certificate programs:



GEN-PINC Scholarship

     Deadline August 5, 2020

PINC, Promoting Inclusivity in Computing

PINC Summer Program 2020 

& Summer Science Coding Immersion  Program

Ilmy Yoon / Anagha Kulkarni / Pleuni Pennings / Rori Rohlfs (415) 338-2335

Other SF State undergraduate scholarship programs for US Citizens and Permanent Residents:


NIH Bridge to the Baccalaureate Science Scholars Program


Ronald Drucker / Steve Weinstein (415) 239-3389