Scholarship information provided by SF State:
- Search the Office of Financial Aid comprehensive database of scholarships administered by the university through AcademicWorks. Click on the top right "Sign in" button to submit your student information and learn about scholarships for which you are eligible.
- 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
- "Dreamers"/AB540 and other undocumented students will want to begin by reviewing the CSU's Resources of Undocumented Students. Also useful is Immigrants Rising California In-State Tuition Tool, which will help you determine if you qualify for in-state tuition, or to learn how to qualify in the future. The Immigrants Rising Scholarship will also be of interest. See also the Immigrants Rising Year-Long Fellowships, and the Immigrants Rising Entrepeneurship Fund for sustainable projects designed to creative positive social change. Consult this scholarship list, maintained by 10,000 Degrees, aas many of the scholarship and award programs it lists either do not require citizenship information or are specifically targeted to undocumented students.
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: