Genentech Foundation (GF) MS Scholars Program

For Graduate students in Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Physics.


To support students from underrepresented groups, including those from underrepresented ethnic groups, first generation college students, low income 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 and completion of  a competitive graduate program

  • $21,000/year plus in-state tuition
  • Weekly Colloquium
  • Summer and Academic year research
  • Graduate placement activities
  • Travel to a major scientific meeting to share research results


Applicant eligibility:

Must be a SF State student (or are currently applying to become one)
Must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or have DACA or AB540 status
Must commit to research for one year or more