Deborah Tolman Honorary Scholarship

This scholarship is established in the name of Deborah Tolman. She is the founding director of the Center for Research and Gender Studies under the Department of Sexuality Studies where she was a professor. Dr.Tolman is a feminist developmental psychologist whose research is focused on adolescent sexuality, gender development, and gender equality. She has received wide recognition for her contributions to feminist psychological understandings of female adolescent development.



This is the first Department of Sexuality Studies scholarship that is open to both undergraduates and first year graduate students. To qualify for this scholarship you must be a) a first-year graduate student in the Master of Arts program in Sexuality Studies or b) an undergraduate student of senior standing. You must be enrolled full time at San Francisco State University at the time of application with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a continuing student the following semester. 



Thao Pham, Sexuality Studies, HSS 370


Current Awardees

2017-2018 De Jahne Sanders & Jazmin Ibarra

Past Awardees

2016-2017 Nick Newton & Siri Nybakk

2014-2015 Jamie O'Quinn

2013-2014 Melinda Cordasco & Leah Weinstein

2012-2013 Signy Toquinto

2010-2011 Rebecca Alvarez

2009-2010 Peter Viehler