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Maisin Scholar Award (Deadline: February 19, 2018)

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Who Can Apply: The Maisin Scholar Award acknowledges students who exhibit unwavering commitment to their future and educational goals. The award is designed to support the needs of undeserved students within the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) whose greatest strengths may not necessarily be in their academic performance, but who nevertheless demonstrate a strong dedication to continuing their post-secondary education. Maisin Scholars are awarded as much as $3,000 annually for up to four years of scholarship support. Every year, 75 high school seniors receive the Maisin Scholar Award.

You are eligible if you:

  • Are a San Francisco Unified School District senior with at least a cumulative unweighted GPA between 2.0 and 3.5
  • Will attend college or an accredited educational program in the fall of your high school graduation year
  • Are committed to your post-secondary education


  • Answers to a few short response questions
  • Personal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation (one MUST be from a teacher of an academic subject)
  • High school transcript (sometimes called a Scholarship Record)

Deadline: February 19, 2018

Amount: $3,000

Learn More: http://sfedfund.org/programs/maisin-scholar-award-program/future-scholars/