SF State Scholars Program (combined BA/MA)

Are you Majoring in Latina/Latino Studies, Asian American Studies or Africana Studies? 

Would you like to work on an MA in Ethnic Studies while completing BA requirements?

Students majoring in Latina/Latino Studies, Asian American Studies, or Africana Studies may apply to the SF State Scholars Program, a blended BA/MA Degree program, which allows academically excellent undergraduate students to complete a Master’s degree in Ethnic Studies within a one to two semester reduced timeline.

To apply, the following materials must be emailed by February 1 to Ethnic Studies Graduate Coordinator, Dr. Martinez, at katynka@sfsu.edu

1.) CV/resume

2.) Academic Writing Sample (8 - 10 pages, double spaced)

3.) SF State Scholars application form (available at http://grad.sfsu.edu/content/scholars-4-1-program).

4.) Statement of Purpose (2,000 - 4,000 words, refer to College of Ethnic Studies coursework you've taken and any relevant community experience that led you to apply to the SF State Scholars Program)

5.) Two letters of recommendation from professors that can write about your performance in their class. Professors should email the letters direclty to katynka@sfsu.edu and to your department's faculty advisor (a list of faculty advisors identified by Department follows)

For assistance with your application, please contact the following faculty advisors:

Africana Studies Majors, contact Dr. Abul Pitre: apitre@sfsu.edu

Asian American Studies Majors, contact Dr. Eric Pido: epido@sfsu.edu

Latina/Latino Studies Majors, contact Dr. Katynka Martinez: katynka@sfsu.edu