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 [email protected].
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/.
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/
Super College.com: www.suppercollege.com
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