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Nancy Gustavson Hendrickson was a proud member of the class of 1959. She majored in Home Economics and after graduation, did an internship in Dietetics at Mills College in Oakland, CA. Her passion was education and she spent more than 20 years working for the West Contra Costa School District (a majority minoritized district) in Special Education and Reading Intervention. Nancy believed in the critical importance of providing an opportunity for all students to reach their full potential.
The purpose of this scholarship fund is to provide financial assistance to a racial or ethnic minoritized student majoring in a STEM field.

Submission Deadlines

March 15

Minimum Award


Award amount depends on donations received, and any interest accrued from invested funds.


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Additional Criteria
  • Full Time Student
  • Sophomores
  • Juniors
  • Seniors
  • At Least 8 Credits Earned


•Applicant shall be an undergraduate at FSU majoring in a STEM field (as described below)
•Applicant shall identify as an underrepresented minoritized student.
•Must have a minimum GPA of 2.75 and completed 8 course credits.
•Financial need will be a consideration of the award.
STEM fields include Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Science, Food and Nutrition, Food Science, Mathematics, and Nursing. Underrepresented racial and ethnic persons in STEM include those identifying as Hispanic, Latino, Latinx, Black, African American, Native American, Alaskan Native, Multiracial or Biracial or other race/ethnicity identified on the Universal Scholarship Application and deemed to be underrepresented in STEM. Underrepresented is defined as the percentage of persons of a certain race/ethnicity being significantly lower in a field when compared to the percentage of the general population.

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