There are a number of sources of financial aid that are available to you at Sonoma State University.
- University Scholarships Program
University Scholarship Program Scholarships Sonoma State University offers several scholarship programs. The merit-based University Scholarship Program is the largest one, requiring a single application packet. The application packet consists of a narrative, three letters of recommendation, transcripts, and the application. You must be an applicant, already accepted, or a current student at SSU in order to apply for a university scholarship. The application period begins in November for the next academic year. The deadline to submit the materials is February 1st each year.
- Student University Grant
- SSU Financial Aid Office
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Various organizations and agencies provide specific opportunities for research. Many exist, listed are those known to be available for Masters students.
- National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships - Includes a $30,000 stipend for 12 months, $10,500 cost of education allowance, and an allowance for international research travel.
- California Garden Clubs - The CGC college scholarship program offers financial aid to students majoring in fields of study related to horticulture and the environment.
- Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education - A collaborative effort among accredited U.S. colleges and universities and the federal government. Multiple opportunities exist for scholarships and research training opportunities
- Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation
- Rocky Mountain Nature Conservancy