Information for Genentech Scholars

Welcome Genentech Foundation Scholars!

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! 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- 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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