Program Description and Benefits:
The Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship was established in 1991 to support visually impaired CSU students by Mr. Schoettler, a successful California businessman, who was blind during the last eight years of his life. Thirty-six scholarships of $10,000 each are awarded each academic year. SF State may nominate as many candidates as it would like for consideration for this award.
1. Download application instructions and forms from SF State's Disability Programs and Resource Center (DPRC): http://access.sfsu.edu/content/dale-m-schoettler-scholarship ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ 2. A hard copy of the application, including supporting materials, must be submitted to the DPRC: http://access.sfsu.edu/content/dale-m-schoettler-scholarship ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ 3. Once approved, applications will be submitted by SF State's Fellowships Office to the CSU Foundation.
CSU undergraduate or graduate students in any discipline with a medically verified visual disability, who are enrolled in at least 6.1 units in a degree-seeking program, and have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.8. __________________________________________________________________________________________________ Those who have previously been nominated or awarded the Schoettler scholarship may reapply each year they meet the qualifications.
Awardees must maintain a minimum 2.8 GPA, and be enrolled in a minimum of 6.1 units in a degree-seeking program during the academic year in which the award is received,
No citizenship requirements are associated with this program.
Applications are accepted on a year-round basis.
Complete applications include: an Application Checklist (signed off on by DPRC, Financial Aid and the Registrar's Office), Applicant Information Form, Personal Statement, and Confirmation of Visual Disability Form filled out by a medical health professional.
Download San Francisco State University's Schoettler Application Fact Sheet, Checklist, and Applicant Information Form, from the Disability Programs and Resource Center's Schoettler page: http://access.sfsu.edu/content/dale-m-schoettler-scholarship
How To Apply:
For this year's application instructions and forms, visit the Disability Programs and Resource Center dedicated site for the Schoettler, and then submit your forms to the DPRC: http://access.sfsu.edu/content/dale-m-schoettler-scholarship. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ If you would like feedback on your application essay, please contact the Fellowships Office to make an appointment with Dr. Viveros: firstname.lastname@example.org.