Financial Aid/Scholarship Opportunities
Financial Aid/Scholarship Opportunities for international students may be found eduPASS, Internationl Education Financial Aid, Center for International Studies and Programs. These sites offer links to free scholarship and grant databases as well as other information on how to pay for college.
International students may apply for on-campus jobs and work up to 20 hours per week. Students may work to fill a variety of student positions in offices and departments, the library, cafeterias or assist custodians. By working 20 hours per week, a student can earn approximately $600-$1,000 per month.
Immigration laws severely restrict off-campus employment authorization. After one year of full-time study, a student may apply to the INS if economic necessity arises due to unforeseen circumstances after entry into the U.S.
Graduate assistantship is prohibited during the student’s first quarter of enrollment at CSUSB. After one quarter of study, graduate students may apply to work on campus up to 20 hours per week during the academic year. By working 20 hours per week, graduate students can earn approximately $1,000 per month.