The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund provides grants to students actively working for peace and justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to those able to perform well in university level studies and who are part of the progressive movement on campus and in the community. Early recipients worked for civil rights, against McCarthyism, and for peace in Vietnam. Recent grantees have been active in the struggle against racism, sexism, homophobia, and other forms of oppression, building the movement for economic justice, and creating peace through international anti-imperialist solidarity.
The maximum grant is $8,000 and may be considerably smaller depending on applicant need and funding availability.
Foremost qualification for this need-based scholarship is active participation in struggles for civil rights, economic justice, international solidarity, or other progressive issues. There is a strong preference for grantees who plan to remain in the U.S. and build the movement here.
Undergraduate and graduate students.
Although citizenship is not a consideration, applicants must be attending a U.S. college or university.
Usually April 1.
How To Apply:
Students or alumni, as applicable, may apply directly to this program. Applicants are encouraged, however, to work with SF State's fellowship advisor well in advance of the program deadline to perfect their application essays and other materials.