SF State Abroad


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SF State is #1 in the nation for Gilman Scholarships

SF State students studying abroad for fall 2016 earned more scholarships than any other US campus! Congratulations to all awardees. US citizens who receive a Pell Grant and considering studying abroad spring 2017, should be applying for Gilman in mid-August and attending an application workshop during the month of September.

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#sfstateabroad is taking off!

Check out the breathtaking photos of study abroad locations and student excursions.

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SF State Abroad Blog

Read what other students are saying about studying abroad and their program. Want to blog yourself? E-mail studyabroad@sfsu.edu

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Go Abroad as a Sophomore

New options for sophomores to take GE (lower and upper division) as well as STEM and Business pre-requisites! Sophomore can apply by Sept. 15th for Spring 2017.

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Applying to Study Abroad?

Applications are online and open now! Have you attended an Info Meeting and an Application Workshop yet? Have you watched the helpful application videos on writing a personal statement or requesting a recommendation from a professor?

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Important Dates

Office Closed - No Advisors

Fri, November 11th for Veterans' Day
Thu & Fri, November 24th & 25th for Thanksgiving

International Education Week

November 14th to 18th

Highlighted Event: A Day in the Life of a Diplomat

Thu, November 17th at noon
Rosa Parks Rooms A-C (Downstairs, Cesar Chavez Student Center)


Meet Consul Generals and diplomats from around the world and learn more about the realities of working as a diplomat in today’s world.


Highlighted Event: Peace Corps

Thu, November 17th at 4 pm
Study Abroad Office, OIP, VCS-C

Deadline: Fund for Education Abroad Scholarship

Opens 9:00 am on November 16th
DUE: 9:00 am on January 11th

Open to DACA, US permanent residents, & US citizens
Deadline for fall 2017 and spring 2018

Deadline: Fall 2017 for CSU IP

Wednesday, February 1st

Deadline: Fall 2017 for Exchange

Wednesday, March 1st

Deadline: Gilman Scholarship

Opens mid-January for fall 2017