SCHOLARSHIP

Scholarships and Financial Aid are available through the following resources. Be sure to pay attention to deadlines and application due dates. If you need help please contact us at promise@sfsu.edu.

Coming Spring 2009 the "SF Promise Scholarship Fund" will be established at SF State to support the work of SF Promise and the promise of finanical assistance to those students who need it the most.

Middle School Students

You can start saving now. Talk with your family about going to college. Find more informatin at the following website: http://mappingyourfuture.org/paying/financialaid.htm. There is a link for the spanish version as well. There is a scholarship contest called, "SAVE Me A SPOT, go tothe following webstie for more information: http://www.collegecampaign.org/contest/.

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High School and College Students

Thre are tons of resources out there for you to get the money you need for college. All you need to do is apply for it. Make sure to get teh FASFA in by the Priority Deadline: March 2nd. Also, be sure to check with your schools Career cand College department to see the Scholarship Binder. Apply for anything you think you might be eligible for. Finally dont forget that every college has a financial aid office with a database of scholarships you can apply to as entering freshment and continiutin students at that college.

Here is a short list of resources for Financial Aid:

Fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) at: www.fafsa.ed.gov

Scholarships from SF State: http://www.sfsu.edu/~finaid/scholarships/

Scholarship.com: www.scholarship.com

Fastweb: www.fastweb.com

Super College.com: www.suppercollege.com

CollegeNet: www.collegenet.com/mach25

The College Board: www.collegeboard.com

Sallie Mae College Answer: www.colleganswer.com

National Hispanic Fund: www.hsf.net

Maldef (MexicanAmerican Legal Defense and Educational Fund (AB540): www.maldef.org

Immigrant Legal Resource Center(AB 540): www.ilrc.org/scholarship.html

The Financial Aid Information Page: www.finaid.org/otheraid/undocumented.phtml

California Student Aid Commission: www.csac.ca.gov

Search: Scholarships SF State Library Publications: www.librar.sfsu.edu/research/guides/scholshp.html