Scholarship information provided by SF State:
- Search the SF State Financial Aid Scholarships website:
Check with your college and department for scholarships they sponsor not listed elsewhere.
SF State's Department of Foreign Languages and Literature maintains a list Scholarships for Foreign Language Majors.
Other Scholarship Resources
- Michigan State University Library maintains a comprehensive database of Grants for Individuals. Many of these are fellowships, and some are only for Michigan State students. But overall, it’s a great resource.
- CUNY also offers a comprehensive Scholarships Database; some of the opportunities it lists are restricted to local students, but most are for students throughout the country.
- And see UC Berkeley's Scholarship Connection, a searchable scholarship database.
International Students and Undocumented/DACA/AB540 Students
- For general information that AB540/undocumented students should have about financing college, see: Educators for Fair Consideration’s Student Guides; scroll down for its "Undergraduate Scholarship" and "Graduate Scholarship" lists.
- For lists of scholarships open to AB540/undocumented students or of scholarships without citizenship requirements, see SF State’s Financial Aid website’s page dedicated to AB130 Scholarships.
- See also, Educators for Fair Consideration’s New American Scholars Program, which provides financial awards and support services to low-income immigrant undergraduate and graduate students who live or attend school in the San Francisco Bay Area
Scholarship Essay Guides
- If you have not previously written scholarship essays, refer to these sites for “how to”:
Scholarship Essay Samples
- These sites have some sample scholarship essays, so that you can see what a strong essay looks like: