LCA Study Abroad Scholarship

  • Awarding Department: College of Liberal & Creative Arts
  • Scholarship funds will be awarded in the 2023-2024 academic year. Students graduating in spring and summer 2023 are not eligible.
  • Scholarship Intent: To assist students with expenses related to studying abroad.
  • Criteria: Graduate students in their grace period may apply.
  • Major: All majors within the College of Liberal & Creative Arts
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, 2nd BA; Grad: Masters/MFA
  • Enrollment Status: Continuing and currently enrolled new admits
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad:* 3 UNITS; Grad: * 3 UNITS
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: No
  • Citizenship: N/A
  • Minimum GPA: SF State Undergrad GPA: 3.0; SF State Grad GPA: 3.0
  • Contact Person: Arsham Pourfallah
  • Campus Address: MH 446E
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway, San Francisco, California 94132-4011
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-1471
  • Email:
  • Web page: College of Liberal & Creative Arts
  • Amount of Award: Varies
  • Number of Awards: Varies

Number of awards and amounts vary, up to $12,000 total (single award not to exceed $4,000)
College of Liberal & Creative Arts, LCA Study Abroad Scholarships
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please upload your SFSU unofficial transcript in PDF form here. If you are an ENTERING student, you may upload your transcript from the most recent institution you attended.
  2. Personal statement (not to exceed 700 words): Please write a statement of achievements in the area of study within the disciplines eligible for this award describing your future academic and personal goals and how this scholarship will benefit your studies. IF YOU ARE A GRADUATE STUDENT, describe why you are seeking a master’s degree in one of the disciplines eligible for this award, and how this scholarship will benefit your studies.
  3. Scholarship funds are disbursed in the following academic year. Students graduating this spring and summer are not eligible. What semester are you graduating?
  4. Please provide the name and e-mail of an individual who can provide a reference on your behalf. Your reference provider should be familiar with you and able to speak to your personal, professional and/or academic achievements. Faculty, colleagues or mentors are highly recommended. Please be sure to inform the individual that you are listing them as a reference provider and provide them context on the scholarship for which you are applying so they can tailor their reference accordingly, and inform them that the letter must be submitted by the application deadline.
  5. Please describe your study abroad plans (e.g., where you are going, purpose, timeline, anticipated expenses, need for financial support). Not to exceed 700 words.