Financial aid for international students is available but limited.
Portland State aid opportunities:
- International Student Scholarship
- International Cultural Service Program
- Graduate Teaching Assistantships - Academic departments award a limited number of graduate teaching or research assistantships to qualified master's and doctoral candidates. Assistantship awards consist of partial or full tuition waiver and a monthly stipend. Please check with your prospective academic department for more information.
Additional aid opportunities:
The above links offer search engines for locating scholarships and loans. Be aware that student loan organizations require that a U.S. citizen co-sign any loans to eligible international students, so very few applicants manage to secure these loans.