Scholarship information provided by SF State:
- Search the Office of Financial Aid's 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.
- The Office of Financial Aid also posts a select list of upcoming scholarships, mostly offered by external funders.
- 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
International Students and Undocumented/DACA/AB540 Students
In addition to the above resources,
- See San Francisco State’s Office of International Programs list of Scholarships for International Students.
- And see U.C. Berkeley's International Scholarships list.
Scholarship Essay Guides
If you have not previously written scholarship essays, refer to these sites for “how to”:
- How to Write a Scholarship Essay: 9 Essential Steps
- Scholarship Essay Writing Tips
- Steps in Writing the Essay
- Writing a Strong Scholarship Essay
- Essay Writing Tips
- Steps Towards a Better Scholarship Essay
Scholarship Essay Samples
These sites have some sample scholarship essays, so that you can see what a strong essay looks like: