Crankstart Transfer Scholarship

Office of Student Financial Aid
This scholarship will be awarded for this academic year. Must enroll in a minimum of 7 units to receive this TUITION scholarship.

  • Awarding Department: Office of Student Financial Aid
  • Scholarship Intent: This grant shall be used to provide scholarship awards in support of the Crankstart Scholarship Program for Calfifornia Community College Transfer Students at San Francisco State University which is intended to support scholarships at San Francisco State University to non-traditional, low-income and underserved California community college transfer students. Scholarship awards must be applied to student tuition fees exclusively. Scholarship awards shall not be used for books, lab fees, child care services or transportation.
  • Criteria:
    1) Have transferred from a CA community college within the last four years.
    2) Are at the undergraduate level and pursuing first baccalaureate degree.
    3) Demonstrate financial need, academic qualifications/achievements and promise, and a commitment to obtaining their degree.
    4) Preference given to newly matriculated students.
    5) Students who meet the AB540 definition are eligible to apply.
    6) Must apply for financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the California Dream Application.
    7) Must have financial need as determined by FAFSA or the California Dream Application.
    9) International students are not eligible.
  • Major: Any
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Junior, Senior; Grad: N/A
  • Enrollment Status: Any
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: 12 UNITS; Grad: N/A
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Yes
  • Citizenship: US Citizen/Perm Res, AB 540 students are eligible to apply
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: N/A; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: Office of Student Financial Aid
  • Campus Address: SSB, One Stop Center
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, California 94132-4011
  • Phone Number: (415)338-7000
  • Email:
  • Web page:
  • Number of Awards: 10

Office of Student Financial Aid