Some essay scholarships have requirements in addition to the essay, such as GPA or financial need, whereas others are judged solely on the merit of the writing submitted.
No matter what the criteria are, essay scholarships are a great way to use those writing skills you’ve been practicing to help pay for school.
You can pursue any of the partnering Master’s degrees and combine it with our MBA.
It is also available if you are currently studying one of the Master's partnering programmes and wish to apply to the MBA programme.
As a Pershing Square scholar you will receive funding for both your Master's degree and MBA programme course fees.
The scholarship also provides at least £15,009 towards living expenses for both years of study.
My most rewarding experiences in college, however, were outside of the classroom walls. (South Central Evening Tutorial) and we mentored and tutored the children of immigrant parents who were attending evening adult school four nights a week. At the SRC we served over 5,000 “at risk” and “historically under-served” students a year.
As a graduating senior I was also recognized with the UCLA Chancellor Service Award, the Pilipino Graduation Enlightenment Award and A. We worked to retain students on academic difficulty and to readmit dismissed students through peer counseling, mentorship, academic workshops, and student initiated seminars.
In the media, working class immigrant women are often depicted uneducated, conniving and inarticulate.
My life, however, as an SFSU graduate student and as a working class immigrant Pilipina American who has supported herself since age 18—speak of a different experience.