How to Apply

To apply for the Maisin Scholar Award, you will need to fill out an online application by the first Friday in March. Please note that we do NOT accept applications by fax or email.

Your online application must include the following uploaded documents:

  • Personal Essay
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • High School Transcript (Sometimes called a Scholarship Record)

2013 Application – Now Closed

For questions regarding the application process and packet, please see our FAQs.

When to Expect Your Scholarship Award

We guarantee your scholarship award will be sent to your school by the first week in August. Please note that once we mail your scholarship disbursement it can take up to up to 3-4 weeks for your institution to process the check and apply it to your account.


Maisin Scholarship Program Timeline

Applications can be submitted starting January 1, 2013.

Deadline for applications is the 1st Friday in March each year.

Candidates’ applications are reviewed by the Maisin Review Committee.
New Maisin Scholars are selected and notified.
SFUSD and community announcements of new Maisin Scholars.

The Award Ceremony for the new Maisin Scholars is held.
All Scholars’ awarded are required to be in attendance.

Mandatory Scholarship Orientation for new Maisin Scholars.
Maisin Scholars from previous years begin to apply to renew their award.

Renewal applications are due the 2nd Friday in July annually.

Scholarship disbursements should arrive at your post-secondary institutions by mid-August.