External Opportunities

The scholarship opportunities listed in this section are not affiliated with San Jose State University and are listed for your consideration at the request of private organizations. These external scholarships require a separate application and have various eligibility requirements and deadlines. Interested applicants must contact the organizations directly with questions.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$1,000 Bold.org College Journalism Grant
Journalism is under incredible scrutiny today in the US, with constantly swirling debates on responsible journalism, what constitutes bias in...
Journalism is under incredible scrutiny today in the US, with constantly...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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Varies Islamic Development Bank International Scholarship 2020
In partnership with selected reputable universities in the world, the Islamic Development Bank is providing prestigious fully-funded scholarships...
In partnership with selected reputable universities in the world, the...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: Varies
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$1,000 The SENTIENT Furniture Scholarship For Creatives
SENTIENT Furniture strives to infuse artistic ideas and thoughts into our work. We are passionate about original concepts and creative thinking. To...
SENTIENT Furniture strives to infuse artistic ideas and thoughts into...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$3,500.00 ACWA Scholarship
The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) awards two $3,500 scholarships each spring to qualified students in water resources-related...
The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) awards two $3,500...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $3,500.00
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$5,000.00 Café Bustelo El Café Del Futuro Scholarship Essay Contest- $5,000
Ford C3 is a Ford Motor Company Fund (Ford Fund) program that reflects Ford’s commitment to education and serving the Latino community. HACU...
Ford C3 is a Ford Motor Company Fund (Ford Fund) program that reflects...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $5,000.00
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$5,000.00 Clair A. Hill Scholarship
Each year, the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) awards the $5,000 Clair Hill Scholarship to a qualified student in a water...
Each year, the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) awards...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $5,000.00
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$7,500 CustomerServ Scholarship
Scholarship awarded annually to a deserving student who displays a passion for continued education. Intended for a full-time student with a minimum...
Scholarship awarded annually to a deserving student who displays a...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $7,500
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$10,000 STEPHEN K. HALL ACWA WATER LAW & POLICY SCHOLARSHIP
Each year through the Stephen K. Hall ACWA Water Law & Policy Scholarship Program, ACWA awards one scholarship to a qualified graduate student....
Each year through the Stephen K. Hall ACWA Water Law & Policy...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $10,000
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Varies Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS) Program
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is accepting applications for the fiscal year 2020 Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students...
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is accepting...
  • Deadline: 03/03/2020
  • Award: Varies
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$5,000 SEMA Scholarship
very year SEMA helps students pay for their college tuition and SEMA Members pay off their student loans. Students from all academic and technical...
very year SEMA helps students pay for their college tuition and SEMA...
  • Deadline: 03/05/2020
  • Award: $5,000
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varies Sacramento Region Community Foundation Scholarship
As part of our Strategic Initiative, Preparing Students to Succeed in the New Economy, the Foundation manages over 40 scholarship funds, which were...
As part of our Strategic Initiative, Preparing Students to Succeed in...
  • Deadline: 03/06/2020
  • Award: varies
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$4,000 CIEF Scholarships in Architecture
Founded in 1995, the CIEF Scholarships in Architecture is open to minority* students pursuing a career in Architecture and is intended to help...
Founded in 1995, the CIEF Scholarships in Architecture is open to...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: $4,000
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$5,000 2020 iModules scholarship
iModules believes helping deserving students to further their education is one of the greatest gifts we can give back to our customers and the...
iModules believes helping deserving students to further their education...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $5,000
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$600 AirportParkingReservations.com Scholarship
With over 20 years of providing off-airport parking solutions, AirportParkingReservations.com is committed to giving back to our community of...
With over 20 years of providing off-airport parking solutions,...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $600
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$1,000 Andrew Lynch Criminal Defense Scholarship
The office of Andrew R. Lynch, P.C., would like to support the education of a student who is committed to helping people who are accused of crimes....
The office of Andrew R. Lynch, P.C., would like to support the education...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000
$1,000 Andrew Lynch Criminal Defense Scholarship
The office of Andrew R. Lynch, P.C., would like to support the education of a student who is committed to helping people who are accused of crimes....
The office of Andrew R. Lynch, P.C., would like to support the education...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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Varies IFEC 2020 Food/Foodservice Communications Scholarships
The International Foodservice Editorial Council (IFEC) awards scholarships annually to students with experience and/or education in the combination...
The International Foodservice Editorial Council (IFEC) awards...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
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$1,000 May Law LLP Outside Scholarship
May Law LLP is dedicated to helping people in need seek the justice they deserve through devoted and steadfast representation. Our firm knows how...
May Law LLP is dedicated to helping people in need seek the justice they...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 Old School Labs $1,000 Scholarship
Here at Old School Labs we believe in challenging the status quo and helping others do the same. It took a team of scientists, nutritionists, and...
Here at Old School Labs we believe in challenging the status quo and...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 Qualified Hardware's Scholarship For Dedicated Students
For over 97 years our company has delivered excellent service to our customers. Our dedication to our work, our team, and our customers is what has...
For over 97 years our company has delivered excellent service to our...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 The KCCATL Merit Scholarship Program
We assist scholars pursuing nursing, medicine, trucking, EEE or applied sciences and CSE in achieving their goals. These individuals are dedicated...
We assist scholars pursuing nursing, medicine, trucking, EEE or applied...
  • Deadline: 03/16/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 $1000 ESSAY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Studying in the US can surely be life changing and many applicants do try their luck in different scholarship programs every year, but only a few...
Studying in the US can surely be life changing and many applicants do...
  • Deadline: 03/20/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 $1000 Essay Scholarship Program For Indian Students
Studying in the US can surely be life changing and many applicants do try their luck in different scholarship programs every year, but only a few...
Studying in the US can surely be life changing and many applicants do...
  • Deadline: 03/20/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 All American $1000 Car Review/Essay Scholarship
The United States of America has long been a hub for higher education. So much so, that students from all around the world travel to USA for higher...
The United States of America has long been a hub for higher education....
  • Deadline: 03/20/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 Mattress Advisor’s Sleep Science Scholarship
Our commitment to sleep science began with helping our readers understand the importance of sleep and its impact on every aspect of health and...
Our commitment to sleep science began with helping our readers...
  • Deadline: 03/20/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$10,000 Visual Comet Award
Once a year, Visual Comet awards merit-based scholarships for students pursuing higher education with an emphasis in social and applied sciences....
Once a year, Visual Comet awards merit-based scholarships for students...
  • Deadline: 03/20/2020
  • Award: $10,000
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$3,000 Minority Women in STEM Bi-Annual Scholarship
From robotics, to computational biology and gene editing, to aerospace engineering, STEM fields are at the forefront of some of the most innovative...
From robotics, to computational biology and gene editing, to aerospace...
  • Deadline: 03/22/2020
  • Award: $3,000
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Varies American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) Scholarships for 2020-2021
The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) helps students move forward in their educational journeys by providing a wide range of...
The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) helps...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
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$1,000 Annual iSeeCars Future Entrepreneurs Scholarship
iSeeCars.com will award $1,000 to a college student who has a demonstrated interest in entrepreneurship or has plans to become an entrepreneur. The...
iSeeCars.com will award $1,000 to a college student who has a...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 Bonsai Finance Entrepreneur Scholarship
The Bonsai Finance Entrepreneur Scholarship celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit in high performing students. At Bonsai Finance, we believe the...
The Bonsai Finance Entrepreneur Scholarship celebrates the...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 Bonsai Finance Entrepreneur Scholarship
The Bonsai Finance Entrepreneur Scholarship celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit in high performing students. At Bonsai Finance, we believe the...
The Bonsai Finance Entrepreneur Scholarship celebrates the...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$10,000 CCAR Scholarship Foundation
The Contra Costa Association of Realtors Scholarship Foundation provides scholarship awards of up to $10,000 to qualified students residing in...
The Contra Costa Association of Realtors Scholarship Foundation provides...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $10,000
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Varies Chinese Government Scholarships for International Students
For supporting academically excellent aspirants from all around the world, the Chinese Government is providing scholarships for those brightest...
For supporting academically excellent aspirants from all around the...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Contra Costa Association of Realtors Scholarship
The Contra Costa Association of Realtors Scholarship Foundation provides college scholarship grants to qualifying students in the fields of...
The Contra Costa Association of Realtors Scholarship Foundation provides...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund Scholarship
The Federation provides scholarships for students to attend undergraduate or graduate programs at accredited nonprofit colleges or universities....
The Federation provides scholarships for students to attend...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
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varies JVS Scholarship Program
In partnership with private donors, the JVS Scholarship Program provides qualified Jewish students whose primary residence is in the Greater Los...
In partnership with private donors, the JVS Scholarship Program provides...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: varies
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$5,000 Kisling, Nestico & Redick, Don't Text and Drive Scholarship
Texting while driving contributes to nearly 25 percent of all automobile accidents each year. According to data from the National Safety Council,...
Texting while driving contributes to nearly 25 percent of all automobile...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $5,000
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$4,000.00 Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship
The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance is proud to award $4,000 to one student each semester whose life has been impacted by cancer. The purpose of this...
The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance is proud to award $4,000 to one student...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $4,000.00
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$1,000 Modern Castle $1,000 Scholarship
The entire team at Modern Castle was fortunate enough to be able to attend 4-year universities. It’s our hope that we can help support others to...
The entire team at Modern Castle was fortunate enough to be able to...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000.00 Sleepopolis Scholarship
Sleepopolis believes deeply in the value of education and giving back. My college experience and education helped prepare me for both personal and...
Sleepopolis believes deeply in the value of education and giving back....
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
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$500 Swing of Things $500 College Scholarship
Starting your college education can be a big step and a big change in your life. We want to know how you plan on making the transition and get into...
Starting your college education can be a big step and a big change in...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $500
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$5,000.00 The Krist Law Firm National Scholarship
The Krist Law Firm, P.C. has built its success on integrity and ethical work, bringing trial-worthy preparation to each of its cases, and having...
The Krist Law Firm, P.C. has built its success on integrity and ethical...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $5,000.00
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$500 2020 Pritchard Injury Firm Scholarship Contest
There are a number of ways you can get hurt doing everyday things. Whether it’s falling on the job, slipping in icy or wet conditions, or even...
There are a number of ways you can get hurt doing everyday...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2020
  • Award: $500
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$750 Elevate Mental Health Awareness Scholarship
The Elevate Mental Health Awareness Scholarship is dedicated to my mom Sherise Rosser, a wonderful woman who taught me the power of authenticity,...
The Elevate Mental Health Awareness Scholarship is dedicated to my mom...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2020
  • Award: $750
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$500 Elevate Women in Technology Scholarship
From shaping our behavior, to shifting our beliefs, to redesigning our interactions, technology is rapidly changing the world. The rise of...
From shaping our behavior, to shifting our beliefs, to redesigning our...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2020
  • Award: $500
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$1,000 InvestmentZen $1k Financial Future Scholarship
General Program Information InvestmentZen aims to promote a lifetime of financial responsibility which starts as soon as we start managing our own...
General Program Information InvestmentZen aims to promote a lifetime of...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 Mattress Nerd's Sustainability Scholarship
Mattress Nerd has been paying attention to the many voices of students across the globe who have recently been calling for a change in our living...
Mattress Nerd has been paying attention to the many voices of students...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 Stop Texting & Driving Video Scholarship
The Texting and Driving Statistics Are Staggering Drivers are 23 times more likely to be in an accident if they are texting while driving. –...
The Texting and Driving Statistics Are Staggering Drivers are 23 times...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$500 Teacher.org's Inspire Our Future Scholarship
Teacher.org believes that teachers have the power to inspire our future. Your dedication to the field of education is immensely commendable....
Teacher.org believes that teachers have the power to inspire our future....
  • Deadline: 04/01/2020
  • Award: $500
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$1,000 Washington Hospital Service League
The Washington Hospital Service League awards the following scholarships annually to students who are pursuing studies in a health-related field...
The Washington Hospital Service League awards the following scholarships...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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