Financial Assistance

The cost to seek a US college education while living in the Bay Area can be expensive.  This page strives to provide students with alternative opportunities to help fund their education while studying at San Francisco State.

SF State University Scholarships for International Students

Links to Scholarships and Grants

The following websites are not affiliated with SF State and may change either their content or even their web address at any time:

Links to Other Resources/Scholarships search engine


Here are a few U.S. banks who provide private educational loans to international students, however, international student must have a U.S. citizen (or in some cases, a U.S. permanent resident) as a co-signer on the loan:

Private organizations which provide educational loans or loan information to international students:

Last updated: January 2021

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