San Francisco State University, located in one of the world's most vibrant and beautiful cities, is a recognized leader in addressing issues both global and close to home.

In the global arena, typically SF State enrolls the largest number of international students at any comprehensive university in the U.S., and ranks second among U.S. universities for the number of students who study abroad for an academic year. With a diverse range of students from almost every state and nearly 100 countries, the University community is a perfect setting for learning to succeed in a pluralistic society and global economy. Our highly diverse campus consistently ranks in the top 20 nationwide in awarding undergraduate degrees to minorities.

SF State's pioneering commitment to community and civic engagement is prevalent throughout the curriculum. More than 500 courses combine academic study with community involvement, and our location in a center of business, technology and culture provides a laboratory for community-service projects, work-study opportunities and internships. The University has been named by Princeton Review one of 81 "Colleges with a Conscience," and is classified as one of the Carnegie Foundation's "Community Engagement" institutions.

Current Opportunities for San Francisco State University

Community College Transfer Honor Scholarship

Opportunity Type: Scholarship
Application Deadline: March 10, 2024
Description: The San Francisco State Community College Transfer Honor Scholarship is available to incoming transfer Alpha Gamma Sigma or Phi Theta Kappa or Community College campus Honors program students on a competitive basis in recognition of academic excellence and financial need.

Gloria Spencer University Women's Association Scholarship

Opportunity Type: Scholarship
Application Deadline: March 14, 2024
Description: The University Women's Association of San Francisco State University was organized in 1946. One of the primary goals of the Association has been to provide funds for student scholarships through donations and fundraising events. It is the intent that this money be made available to students on the basis of both scholarship and financial need. The members of the University Women's Association wish to assist students who demonstrate academic achievement and who need assistance toward attaining desired goals

Elmira Sanderson Freshmen Scholarship

Opportunity Type: Scholarship
Application Deadline: April 02, 2024

The Elmira Sanderson Endowed Scholarship of $1,500 will be awarded to graduating high school seniors currently attending a San Francisco public high school, who come from an educationally or environmentally disadvantaged background, and who plan to enroll full-time as a freshman (12 units) at San Francisco State University for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Contact Information

San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132-4011