Our Opportunities

The 2021-22 SJSU Scholarship Application, Spartan Scholarship, is now available.

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 “Recommended scholarship opportunities.” These scholarships may require additional information that is not included in the questions 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.)

Click HERE for instructions and tips on how to apply for scholarships on the Spartan Scholarship website.
We also encourage all students to apply for External scholarship opportunities offered by private organizations outside of SJSU

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$2,500.00 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: 04/18/2021
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline04/18/2021
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: 04/18/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/18/2021
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: 04/18/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/18/2021
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: 04/18/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/18/2021
$1,000.00 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: 04/18/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/18/2021
$1,000.00 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: 04/18/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/18/2021
varies Archie Case Interior Design Scholarship Endowment
For undergraduate students enrolled in the Interior Design Program with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
For undergraduate students enrolled in the Interior Design Program with...
  • Deadline: 04/23/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/23/2021
varies CADRE DMA Student Scholarship
Students need to be pursuing a degree in Digital Media Art within the Department of Art and Art History at San Jose State University. $1,000 –...
Students need to be pursuing a degree in Digital Media Art within the...
  • Deadline: 04/23/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/23/2021
varies Carson and French Art Education Scholarship
For graduate or undergraduate Prep for Teaching major about to enter student teaching with financial need.
For graduate or undergraduate Prep for Teaching major about to enter...
  • Deadline: 04/23/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/23/2021
varies Catherine Urban Scholarship
For an SJSU student displaying academic promise in Art. Must be at least half-time, fully matriculated students. Must be junior or senior; must be...
For an SJSU student displaying academic promise in Art. Must be at least...
  • Deadline: 04/23/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/23/2021
varies David A. Brown Fellowship in Mechatronics
Minimum Requirements: - Junior, Senior or Graduate student majoring in Mechanical Engineering enrolled in at least 9 units - Must be in good...
Minimum Requirements: - Junior, Senior or Graduate student majoring in...
  • Deadline: 04/23/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/23/2021
varies Elizabeth Heil Endowment Fund
For graduate and undergraduate Spatial Arts majors. Applicants must be full-time students who show outstanding promise in performance and/or...
For graduate and undergraduate Spatial Arts majors. Applicants must be...
  • Deadline: 04/23/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/23/2021
minimum $500 Fire Arts Scholarship
Students majoring in ceramics given priority, followed by a foundry or glass student.
Students majoring in ceramics given priority, followed by a foundry or...
  • Deadline: 04/23/2021
  • Award: minimum $500
Deadline04/23/2021
varies Francis Huang Memorial Scholarship
Minimum Requirements - Student is to be either a Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering Major who will achieve academic standing as a...
Minimum Requirements - Student is to be either a Mechanical Engineering...
  • Deadline: 04/23/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/23/2021
varies Helen Dooley Scholarship
Graduate and undergraduate students in Graphic Design, Graphic Design with Illustration emphasis, Pictorial, Sculpture, or Spatial Arts; student...
Graduate and undergraduate students in Graphic Design, Graphic Design...
  • Deadline: 04/23/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/23/2021
varies Jeanne Westberg-A.S.I.D. Memorial Scholarship
Interior design majors: applicant must be enrolled in the interior design program at SJSU; must have a GPA of 3.0, and a GPA of 3.5 in interior...
Interior design majors: applicant must be enrolled in the interior...
  • Deadline: 04/23/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/23/2021
varies Joseph and Cheryl Battiato Ceramic Scholarship
Intent is to send BFA or MFA student with focus on 3-dimensional work in clay to the NCECA conference.
Intent is to send BFA or MFA student with focus on 3-dimensional work in...
  • Deadline: 04/23/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/23/2021
varies 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. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
To provide scholarships for BFA or MFA candidates currently enrolled...
  • Deadline: 04/23/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/23/2021
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: 04/23/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/23/2021
varies Mechanical Engineering Scholarship Endowment
Minimum Requirements: - To provide scholarships for students majoring in Mechanical Engineering. Special consideration for one award will be given...
Minimum Requirements: - To provide scholarships for students majoring in...
  • Deadline: 04/23/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/23/2021
varies Mechanical Engineering Veterans Scholarship
Minimum Requirements: - To be eligible for this scholarship, students must be a veteran majoring in Mechanical Engineering. Preference given to: -...
Minimum Requirements: - To be eligible for this scholarship, students...
  • Deadline: 04/23/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/23/2021
varies Orchard Commercial North First ART Space Scholarship
New or continuing graduate students in the MFA Pictorial Arts program.
New or continuing graduate students in the MFA Pictorial Arts program.
  • Deadline: 04/23/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/23/2021
varies Peninsula Advertising Photographers Assoc. (PAPA) Scholarship Endowment
Photography majors; undergraduates only.
Photography majors; undergraduates only.
  • Deadline: 04/23/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/23/2021
varies Randall Sadler Scholarship
Painting and drawing art majors; graduate and undergraduate levels.
Painting and drawing art majors; graduate and undergraduate levels.
  • Deadline: 04/23/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/23/2021
varies Raymond Henley-Carrico Scholarship
To one BFA Pictorial Art major who studies painting.
To one BFA Pictorial Art major who studies painting.
  • Deadline: 04/23/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/23/2021
$0.00 Robert A. Dees Memorial Scholarship
Minimum Requirements: - To be eligible for this scholarship, students must majoring in Mechanical Engineering. Preference given to: - All other...
Minimum Requirements: - To be eligible for this scholarship, students...
  • Deadline: 04/23/2021
  • Award: $0.00
Deadline04/23/2021
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: 04/23/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/23/2021
varies Robert Griffith Scholarship Fund
For any undergraduate Art student.
For any undergraduate Art student.
  • Deadline: 04/23/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/23/2021
varies 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: 04/23/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/23/2021
varies School of Art & Design Photography Majors
For a School of Art & Design student with photograph concentration. Must be at least a junior or senior; must be a declared major; have a GPA in...
For a School of Art & Design student with photograph concentration. Must...
  • Deadline: 04/23/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/23/2021
varies School of Art & Design Scholarship Fund
To be awarded to current and prospective students in the Art and Art History Department with financial need.
To be awarded to current and prospective students in the Art and Art...
  • Deadline: 04/23/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/23/2021
varies Shoji Sadanori Scholarship
For undergraduate or graduate students who study glass.
For undergraduate or graduate students who study glass.
  • Deadline: 04/23/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/23/2021
varies Steven Meacham Memorial Scholarship
Minimum Requirements: - Must be an undergraduate student eligible to take senior design project classes next year. The selected student must enroll...
Minimum Requirements: - Must be an undergraduate student eligible to...
  • Deadline: 04/23/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/23/2021
varies 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: 04/23/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/23/2021
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: 04/23/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/23/2021
varies Virginia K. Johnson Art History Scholarship
Art History and Visual Culture graduate students who might possibly wish to pursue a doctoral degree.
Art History and Visual Culture graduate students who might possibly wish...
  • Deadline: 04/23/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/23/2021
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: 04/23/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/23/2021
varies Clyde A. Burch Memorial Scholarship
The Clyde A. Burch Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a San José State University graduate or undergraduate student majoring in the Department...
The Clyde A. Burch Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a San José...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/30/2021
$5,000.00 Dr. Cathy Buell Scholarship
For Physical Education Credential Candidates. One scholarship of $5000 to be awarded in Spring and one in August for Credential Candidate in good...
For Physical Education Credential Candidates. One scholarship of $5000...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $5,000.00
Deadline04/30/2021
varies Dr. David Furst Scholarship in Sport Psychology
Through the generous donation of former Department of Kinesiology Sport Psychology Professor (Emeritus), Dr. David Furst, we are exceptionally...
Through the generous donation of former Department of Kinesiology Sport...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/30/2021
varies Joyce Malone Memorial Scholarship - Kinesiology
For Undergraduates and Graduates majoring in Kinesiology who are in good standing. Undergraduate students: minimum 15 units completed at SJSU,...
For Undergraduates and Graduates majoring in Kinesiology who are in good...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/30/2021
varies Mary O. Bowman Fellowship
For an upper division undergraduate or a graduate student in the Department of Kinesiology with a minimum 3.5 GPA. Students may be current students...
For an upper division undergraduate or a graduate student in the...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/30/2021
varies Steven H. and Bobby J. Jensen Living Trust Scholarship
For 1 Graduate and 1 Undergraduate new or continuing full time student in Kinesiology. To support scholarly research activities that add to...
For 1 Graduate and 1 Undergraduate new or continuing full time student...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/30/2021
varies Wade C. Wilson Scholarship
Awards are made to one individual for one academic year, one-half at the beginning of the first semester and the remainder at the beginning of the...
Awards are made to one individual for one academic year, one-half at the...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/30/2021
$1,000.00 Walt McPherson/Coaches Scholarship
For upper division students with a cumulative GPA of 2.8 who are majoring in kinesiology/physical education K-12 teaching.
For upper division students with a cumulative GPA of 2.8 who are...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline04/30/2021
varies Walter Family Scholarship Endowment
To support all undergraduate Kinesiology majors. To be eligible students must: - Have completed 60 units - Be in good academic standing, with a...
To support all undergraduate Kinesiology majors. To be eligible...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline04/30/2021
$2,500.00 Ada Louise Watters Scholarship
The Ada Louise Watters Scholarship will be awarded to the student(s) best meeting the scholarship criteria. Requirements: - Minimum GPA of 3.0 -...
The Ada Louise Watters Scholarship will be awarded to the student(s)...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline05/01/2021
$1,000.00 ADK CA Beta Pi
For College of Education students enrolled in the Teacher Credential Program with an overall 3.0 GPA. Preference given to first generation college...
For College of Education students enrolled in the Teacher Credential...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline05/01/2021
$2,500.00 Alumni Association Dean's Scholarship - College of Health and Human Sciences
Open to graduate and undergraduate students in the College of Health and Human Sciences with overall 3.0 GPA or higher. Applicants must...
Open to graduate and undergraduate students in the College of Health and...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline05/01/2021
$2,500.00 Alumni Association Dean's Scholarship - College of Professional and Global Education
Open to graduate and undergraduate students in the College of Professional and Global Education with overall 3.0 GPA or higher. Applicants must...
Open to graduate and undergraduate students in the College of...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: $2,500.00
Deadline05/01/2021