Our Opportunities

Welcome to the San Jose State University Scholarship website!

STEP 1: Complete and SUBMIT the General Application. You can edit or update your application up until 11:59pm on the stated scholarship deadlines.
STEP 2: After submitting the General Application, you will be presented with a list of “Other Recommended Opportunities.” These scholarships may require additional information that is not included on the General Application. You are encouraged to click on each scholarship name to review the criteria. We encourage you to apply for all scholarships where you meet the additional requirements. (There are some scholarship opportunities you do not have to apply to, but will be automatically matched to after you complete your General Application.)
STEP 3: Continue to monitor the available scholarship applications by logging in frequently **You will only have access to recommended scholarship opportunities after submitting the General Application.

Click HERE for instructions and tips on how to apply for scholarships on the Spartan Scholarship website.

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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$500 CASA Dean's International Scholarship
The Faculty-Led Program is a unique way to introduce students to the idea of the world as an educational resource while giving students who may...
The Faculty-Led Program is a unique way to introduce students to the...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/01/2018
$1,500.00 Louie Barozzi Scholarship - International Student
This scholarship honors the memory of Louie Barozzi, past director of the International Programs and Services Office. Criteria Academic...
This scholarship honors the memory of Louie Barozzi, past director of...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline03/01/2018
$1,500.00 Louie Barozzi Scholarship - Study Abroad
The Louie Barozzi Scholarship honors the memory of Louie Barozzi and his contributions to San Jose State University and the field of International...
The Louie Barozzi Scholarship honors the memory of Louie Barozzi and his...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2018
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline03/01/2018
$5,000.00 Alumni Association Dean's Scholarship - Social Sciences
Open to graduate and undergraduate students in the College of Social Sciences with overall 3.0 GPA or higher. Applicants must demonstrate...
Open to graduate and undergraduate students in the College of Social...
  • Deadline: 03/04/2018
  • Award: $5,000.00
Deadline03/04/2018
varies College of Social Sciences Scholarships
Each year, the College of Social Sciences offers scholarships to students majoring in one of the College’s Departments. These College scholarships...
Each year, the College of Social Sciences offers scholarships to...
  • Deadline: 03/04/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/04/2018
Varies Dean's Study Abroad and International Field Work Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to high-achieving undergraduate or graduate students studying or conducting research outside the United States. It was...
This scholarship is awarded to high-achieving undergraduate or graduate...
  • Deadline: 03/04/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/04/2018
Varies Les Francis Scholarship for Civic Education
The Les Francis Scholarship for Civic Education was created by Les Francis and endowed by Mr. Francis and his many friends, admirers, and fellow...
The Les Francis Scholarship for Civic Education was created by Les...
  • Deadline: 03/04/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/04/2018
$500 to $1500 Biological Sciences Department Fellowship
The Scholarship Committee of the Department of Biological Sciences is accepting applications for research fellowships intended to assist biology...
The Scholarship Committee of the Department of Biological Sciences is...
  • Deadline: 03/09/2018
  • Award: $500 to $1500
Deadline03/09/2018
varies Archie Case Interior Design Scholarship Endowment
For undergraduate students enrolled in the Interior Design Program with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (overall & major). To be selected by Scholarship...
For undergraduate students enrolled in the Interior Design Program with...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2018
varies Catherine Urban Scholarship
For any Art & Design major at junior or senior level; must have 3.0 GPA (major and overall); must have financial need.
For any Art & Design major at junior or senior level; must have 3.0...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2018
varies Elizabeth Heil Endowment Fund
For graduate and undergraduate Spatial Arts majors. Applicants must be full-time students who show outstanding promise in the spatial arts.
For graduate and undergraduate Spatial Arts majors. Applicants must be...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2018
varies Helen Dooley Scholarship
Graduate and undergraduate students in Graphic Design, Graphic Design with Illustration emphasis, Pictorial or Spatial Arts; student must have...
Graduate and undergraduate students in Graphic Design, Graphic Design...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2018
$0.00 Katherine Brie Romero Memorial Arts Scholarship
To provide scholarships for BFA or MFA candidates currently enrolled full-time and majoring in art, with a focus on pictorial art.
To provide scholarships for BFA or MFA candidates currently enrolled...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/15/2018
varies Kenneth & Mary Auvil Printmaking Graduate Assistantship Scholarship
Eligibility requirements include graduate student status, the ability to work in the printmaking lab and such other requirements as the Review...
Eligibility requirements include graduate student status, the ability to...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2018
varies Peninsula Advertising Photographers Assoc. (PAPA) Scholarship Endowment
School of Art & Design photography majors; undergraduates only.
School of Art & Design photography majors; undergraduates only.
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2018
varies Randall Sadler Scholarship
Painting and drawing art majors; graduate and undergraduate levels.
Painting and drawing art majors; graduate and undergraduate levels.
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2018
varies Raymond Henley-Carrico Scholarship
To one BFA Pictorial Art major who studies painting.
To one BFA Pictorial Art major who studies painting.
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2018
varies Robert Fritz - Fire Art Fund Scholarship
For Art and Design students in ceramics and glass; must be enrolled in both programs.
For Art and Design students in ceramics and glass; must be enrolled in...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2018
varies Robert German Scholarship Fund
For an Industrial Design major, with a 3.0 GPA. Either full-time or part-time student.
For an Industrial Design major, with a 3.0 GPA. Either full-time or...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2018
varies Robert Griffith Scholarship Fund
For any undergraduate Art student.
For any undergraduate Art student.
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2018
$0.00 Santa Clara Valley Watercolor Society
To award a monetary award to one eligible student in the area of painting in the Department of Art & Art History.
To award a monetary award to one eligible student in the area of...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/15/2018
varies School of Art & Design Scholarship Fund
To be awarded to current Art & Art History or Graphic Design majors with strong attainment or promise in art area.
To be awarded to current Art & Art History or Graphic Design majors...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2018
$0.00 Vernon Davis Art Scholarship
A scholarship for an undergraduate art major with a 3.0 GPA.
A scholarship for an undergraduate art major with a 3.0 GPA.
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline03/15/2018
varies Violet Speddy Endowment
For any undergraduate or graduate Art & Design major; must have financial need.
For any undergraduate or graduate Art & Design major; must have...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2018
varies Willis Nelson Memorial Scholarship
Applicants must be Graduate students currently matriculated in the MFA Pictorial Art program and enrolled full time during the review period.
Applicants must be Graduate students currently matriculated in the MFA...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/15/2018
varies Axel Jerke Memorial Scholarship
Apply even if you think you are not eligible.
Apply even if you think you are not eligible.
  • Deadline: 03/16/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/16/2018
varies Barbara Buss Casaroli Memorial Scholarship
Apply even if you think you may not qualify
Apply even if you think you may not qualify
  • Deadline: 03/16/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/16/2018
varies Bruce E. Gelsinger Endowment
Apply even if you think you may not be eligible.
Apply even if you think you may not be eligible.
  • Deadline: 03/16/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/16/2018
varies Clarence F. and Lyle V. Burmahln Fellowship, History Department
Apply even if you think you are not eligible.
Apply even if you think you are not eligible.
  • Deadline: 03/16/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/16/2018
varies Donald J. "Scotty" Fletcher Scholarship
Apply for ALL scholarships, even if you think you are not eligible!  
Apply for ALL scholarships, even if you think you are not eligible!  
  • Deadline: 03/16/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/16/2018
varies Dudley T. Moorhead Memorial Scholarship
Apply for ALL scholarships, even if you think you are not eligible!  
Apply for ALL scholarships, even if you think you are not eligible!  
  • Deadline: 03/16/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/16/2018
varies E. P. Panagopoulos Memorial Scholarship
Apply for ALL scholarships, even if you think you are not eligible!  
Apply for ALL scholarships, even if you think you are not eligible!  
  • Deadline: 03/16/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/16/2018
varies Edith Elizabeth Smith Endowment
Apply for ALL scholarships, even if you think you are not eligible!  
Apply for ALL scholarships, even if you think you are not eligible!  
  • Deadline: 03/16/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/16/2018
varies Harold & Velma Barnes Memorial Fellowships
Apply for ALL scholarships, even if you think you are not eligible!  
Apply for ALL scholarships, even if you think you are not eligible!  
  • Deadline: 03/16/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/16/2018
varies J.J. "Tim" Sweet Memorial History Fellowship
Apply for ALL scholarships, even if you think you are not eligible!  
Apply for ALL scholarships, even if you think you are not eligible!  
  • Deadline: 03/16/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/16/2018
varies James H. High Memorial Fellowship
Apply for ALL scholarships, even if you think you are not eligible!  
Apply for ALL scholarships, even if you think you are not eligible!  
  • Deadline: 03/16/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/16/2018
varies Leonard J. Hall Memorial Scholarship
Apply for ALL scholarships, even if you think you are not eligible!  
Apply for ALL scholarships, even if you think you are not eligible!  
  • Deadline: 03/16/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/16/2018
varies Mildred Gentry Winters Endowment
Apply for ALL scholarships, even if you think you are not eligible!  
Apply for ALL scholarships, even if you think you are not eligible!  
  • Deadline: 03/16/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/16/2018
varies Mildred Gentry Winters Memorial Graduate Scholarship
Graduate students only
Graduate students only
  • Deadline: 03/16/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/16/2018
varies Stacy Trenary-Beddeson Memorial Scholarship
Apply for ALL scholarships, even if you think you are not eligible!  
Apply for ALL scholarships, even if you think you are not eligible!  
  • Deadline: 03/16/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/16/2018
$250.00 Charles W. Telford Memorial Scholarship
An annual scholarship in memory of Dr. Charles Telford, the first Chairman of the Department of Psychology, will be awarded to one qualified...
An annual scholarship in memory of Dr. Charles Telford, the first...
  • Deadline: 03/23/2018
  • Award: $250.00
Deadline03/23/2018
$250.00 Frank D. Payne Memorial Scholarship
In memory of Dr. Frank Payne, Professor of Psychology and former Chair, two annual scholarships will be awarded to Psychology majors or Psychology...
In memory of Dr. Frank Payne, Professor of Psychology and former Chair,...
  • Deadline: 03/23/2018
  • Award: $250.00
Deadline03/23/2018
$500.00 James and Becky McGaugh Research Award Fund
This award has been established to recognize Dr. James L. McGaugh’s (SJSU BA 1953 Psychology and Faculty member of the Department of Psychology...
This award has been established to recognize Dr. James L. McGaugh’s...
  • Deadline: 03/23/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/23/2018
$1,500.00 John and Vivian MacRae Scholarship for Exceptional Educational Resilience
Dr. John MacRae was deeply devoted to his students and served as a faculty of our department from 1954 to 1980 and as Department Chair. Thanks to...
Dr. John MacRae was deeply devoted to his students and served as a...
  • Deadline: 03/23/2018
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline03/23/2018
$2,000.00 Loy S. Braley Scholarship
This award has been established in memory of Dr. Loy S. Braley. Loy was a Psychology Professor at SJSU for approximately 30 years with a primary...
This award has been established in memory of Dr. Loy S. Braley. Loy was...
  • Deadline: 03/23/2018
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline03/23/2018
$1,500.00 Robert and Maralee Hicks Scholarship
This $1,000 scholarship is in memory of Maralee J. Hicks (SJSU BA 1956 Philosophy) and Robert A. Hicks, PhD. (SJSU MA 1960 Psychology and Emeritus...
This $1,000 scholarship is in memory of Maralee J. Hicks (SJSU BA 1956...
  • Deadline: 03/23/2018
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline03/23/2018
$1,000.00 Ronald G. Rabedeau Memorial Scholarship
An annual $1000 scholarship in memory of Dr. Ronald Rabedeau, former chairman of the Department of Psychology, will be awarded to a Psychology...
An annual $1000 scholarship in memory of Dr. Ronald Rabedeau, former...
  • Deadline: 03/23/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/23/2018
varies John Neptune Scholarship
The Neptune Scholarship is funded by a generous donation made by Dr. John Neptune, a retired Chemistry Professor who taught CHEM 1A/1B/55 for over...
The Neptune Scholarship is funded by a generous donation made by Dr....
  • Deadline: 03/26/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/26/2018
$6,000.00 CSU Trustees' Award for Outstanding Achievement
The CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement (previously known as the William Randolph Hearst Scholarship) recognizes students who have...
The CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement (previously known as...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2018
  • Award: $6,000.00
Deadline03/31/2018
varies August Scherer Scholarship Endowment
Opportunity name: August Scherer Scholarship Endowment Minimum qualifications: Available to newly admitted, incoming transfer students, and...
Opportunity name: August Scherer Scholarship Endowment Minimum...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2018
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/01/2018