Information for Genentech Scholars

Welcome Genentech Foundation Scholars!

The Student Enrichment Opportunities Office is pleased to announce that it has received an additional $11.7 million grant from the Genentech Foundation for its Genentech Foundation Scholars Program to train the next generation of life science leaders. More info HERE.

CoSE received a $10.5M grant from the Genentech Foundation in 2019 for life sciences student training programs! There is more information about the Genentech Foundation HERE.


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 are mailed to your address on file during the first or second week of each month. Coming soon: Direct Deposit for Genentech checks! 

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- The SF State Development Office inerviewed some Genentech Foundation Scholars about the impact of their new scholarhips. See the webpage HERE



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