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
$5,000.00 2020 KITCHEN CABINET KINGS ENTREPRENEUR SCHOLARSHIP
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS Any current college student or incoming freshman enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in a Spring,...
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS Any current college student or incoming...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2021
  • Award: $5,000.00
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$1,000.00 BOSTER SCHOLARSHIP
1. Applicants must provide proof that they have been accepted into a research position in biology or medical-related lab on a full-time or...
1. Applicants must provide proof that they have been accepted into a...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
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$1,000 Injury Doctor Scholarship
Requirements -This scholarship is judged & awarded primarily on merit & need. -Completed application must be submitted online by June 30, 2020....
Requirements -This scholarship is judged & awarded primarily on merit &...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,500.00 MyOrganicCompany WonderMom Scholarship
Eligibility Requirements To be eligible for this scholarship, you must meet the requirements below. Please read the requirements carefully to...
Eligibility Requirements To be eligible for this scholarship, you must...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2021
  • Award: $1,500.00
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$1,500.00 Single Parent Scholarship
How to apply We ask you to include an essay in which you explain to us why we should pick you for our Scholarship. Some important pillars we take...
How to apply We ask you to include an essay in which you explain to us...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2021
  • Award: $1,500.00
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$2000 Sweet James Student Leaders Scholarship
Eligibility Requirement - One $2,000 scholarship will be awarded for the Fall of 2021. - Applications will be reviewed by professionals at Sweet...
Eligibility Requirement - One $2,000 scholarship will be awarded for...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2021
  • Award: $2000
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$2500 The David Malcolm Scholarship
The David Malcolm Scholarship is for students who have overcome obstacles to educational achievement – personal, family, demographic or situational...
The David Malcolm Scholarship is for students who have overcome...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2021
  • Award: $2500
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$2000 The Little Bundle Superdad Scholarship
At Little Bundle, we never underestimate the challenges that come with being a parent — especially when you’re raising a family by yourself. That’s...
At Little Bundle, we never underestimate the challenges that come with...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2021
  • Award: $2000
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$500 2021 Study.com Scholarship for Homeschool Students
Selection & Eligibility Criteria Selection will be based on academic history and extracurricular activities. Financial need will not be considered....
Selection & Eligibility Criteria Selection will be based on academic...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2021
  • Award: $500
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$1000 Breast Cancer Survivor Scholarship – Fall 2021 Semester
Eligibility: – Must have been diagnosed or had a close family member diagnosed with breast cancer – Must be a U.S. citizen Application Deadline and...
Eligibility: – Must have been diagnosed or had a close family member...
  • Deadline: 07/08/2021
  • Award: $1000
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$1500 The Wells Call Annual Scholarship Contest
Eligibility Requirements - Applicants must be EITHER out-going high school seniors (graduating summer 2021) OR students currently enrolled in a...
Eligibility Requirements - Applicants must be EITHER out-going high...
  • Deadline: 07/14/2021
  • Award: $1500
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$5000 2021 Watermark Scholar
Who Is Eligible for a Watermark Scholarship? - U.S. residents enrolled at U.S.-based colleges or universities (2- or 4-year institutions) -...
Who Is Eligible for a Watermark Scholarship? - U.S. residents enrolled...
  • Deadline: 07/15/2021
  • Award: $5000
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$1000 The Sure Oak Be Awesome Scholarship
Eligibility: - All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited US college or university for the...
Eligibility: - All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled,...
  • Deadline: 07/15/2021
  • Award: $1000
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$2000 LoanMart Community Involvement Scholarship
Eligibility Requirement - Any high school student who has demonstrated community involvement through public works and services, and who lives in...
Eligibility Requirement - Any high school student who has demonstrated...
  • Deadline: 07/26/2021
  • Award: $2000
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$1,000.00 Yearly Scholarship Program Jerome O. Fjeld
We know firsthand how competitive the legal field is, and we’d like this scholarship to go to a pre-law or law student who needs a little help. ...
We know firsthand how competitive the legal field is, and we’d like this...
  • Deadline: 07/29/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
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$1,000.00 Elizabeth Auger Annual Scholarship for Students with Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes
Applicants must be either a current graduating high school senior with acceptance to an accredited school or an undergraduate student at an...
Applicants must be either a current graduating high school senior with...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
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varies TEACHER SCHOLARSHIPS
The Marin Retired Teachers Association Scholarship was established by several Marin County retired teachers to assist Marin County High School...
The Marin Retired Teachers Association Scholarship was established by...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2021
  • Award: varies
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$1500 2021 Scholarship Contest – How to Protect Yourself from Cyber Crimes
Eligibility Requirements: - Applicants must be EITHER be out-going high school seniors (graduating summer 2021) OR students currently enrolled in a...
Eligibility Requirements: - Applicants must be EITHER be out-going high...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: $1500
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$1000 Business and Community Scholarship
Eligibility Requirement - This scholarship is offered to any student currently enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate, or...
Eligibility Requirement - This scholarship is offered to any student...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: $1000
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$1,000.00 THE LAW OFFICE OF NANCY L. CAVEY SCHOLARSHIP
Applicants must: Be either currently enrolled or accepted to a University, College, or trade school in the United States of America. Be able to...
Applicants must: Be either currently enrolled or accepted to a...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
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$166.67 Workplace Rights Law Group Scholarship
ELIGIBILITY Applicants must be EITHER out-going high school seniors (graduating in 2021) OR students enrolled in a college, trade school,...
ELIGIBILITY Applicants must be EITHER out-going high school seniors...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: $166.67
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$1000 Recovery Ways
This scholarship is for students who are seeking a degree in any health care field. To be considered, students must: - Be actively enrolled in a...
This scholarship is for students who are seeking a degree in any health...
  • Deadline: 08/10/2021
  • Award: $1000
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$1000 IT CAN WAIT! SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST
Applicants must be students accepted or enrolled in a college, trade school, or university as of the start of the Spring 2021 semester. - The essay...
Applicants must be students accepted or enrolled in a college, trade...
  • Deadline: 08/15/2021
  • Award: $1000
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Varies Kreeger Law Firm
“The greatest investment a person can make is in their education. That’s why the Kreeger Law Firm is proud to announce a scholarship opportunity in...
“The greatest investment a person can make is in their education. That’s...
  • Deadline: 08/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
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$2,500.00 The Mortgage Mike Scholarship
How to Apply 1 Review the Application Question You will be telling us about a time in your life when, regardless of the consequences, you chose to...
How to Apply 1 Review the Application Question You will be telling us...
  • Deadline: 08/15/2021
  • Award: $2,500.00
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$1000 AmeriWell Pain Management & Wellness Scholarship
Eligibility Requirements - This scholarship is open to any student who is currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate, graduate, or...
Eligibility Requirements - This scholarship is open to any student who...
  • Deadline: 09/01/2021
  • Award: $1000
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$2,500 AmericanMuscle Automotive Scholarships
We are offering 4 currently enrolled students or high school seniors who are pursuing post-secondary education an opportunity to be awarded $2,000...
We are offering 4 currently enrolled students or high school seniors who...
  • Deadline: 10/15/2021
  • Award: $2,500
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$2,500 ExtremeTerrain Student Scholarship
1 scholarship for $2,500 will be awarded twice a year to students who are pursuing a Biology or a related degree in Environmental Studies. One...
1 scholarship for $2,500 will be awarded twice a year to students who...
  • Deadline: 10/15/2021
  • Award: $2,500
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$1000 Olive Scholarship
Eligibility Guidelines: - Open to all currently enrolled students, majoring in Computer Science, Technology, Automotive Technology or Computer...
Eligibility Guidelines: - Open to all currently enrolled students,...
  • Deadline: 10/21/2021
  • Award: $1000
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$1000 MDG’s Seventh Annual "Looking Beyond College" Scholarship Essay Contest.
Eligibility Requirement The contest is open to students enrolled in a degree-granting college in the U.S. The competition is open to students who...
Eligibility Requirement The contest is open to students enrolled in a...
  • Deadline: 11/19/2021
  • Award: $1000
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$750.00 THE AMERICAN HAT MAKERS SCHOLARSHIP
An American Hat Makers Scholarship applicant is required to provide some specific eligibility details. He or she should: Be a genuine citizen of...
An American Hat Makers Scholarship applicant is required to provide some...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $750.00
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$1000 Jinhee Wilde Jinhee Wilde Attorney Scholarship
Requirements: Students who apply for the Jinhee Wilde Scholarship must meet the following criteria: Currently enrolled at an accredited US college...
Requirements: Students who apply for the Jinhee Wilde Scholarship must...
  • Deadline: 12/15/2021
  • Award: $1000
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$1000 LEGAL HELPER SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility Requirement - This scholarship is open to any student who is currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate, graduate, or...
Eligibility Requirement - This scholarship is open to any student who is...
  • Deadline: 12/15/2021
  • Award: $1000
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$1500 SARASOTA DENTISTRY DENTAL SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY CONTEST
Eligibility: - Application Deadline: Submission must be received by December 15th, 2021. - The Scholarship is available to any college student who...
Eligibility: - Application Deadline: Submission must be received by...
  • Deadline: 12/15/2021
  • Award: $1500
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$1,500.00 SARASOTA DENTISTRY DENTAL SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY CONTEST
Eligibility: Application Deadline: Submission must be received by December 15th, 2021. The Scholarship is available to any college student who is...
Eligibility: Application Deadline: Submission must be received by...
  • Deadline: 12/15/2021
  • Award: $1,500.00
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$1000 Fob James Law Firm Scholarship Contest
Eligibility Criteria: - Applicants must be high school seniors that are graduating in summer 2021; or - Applicants must be currently enrolled in a...
Eligibility Criteria: - Applicants must be high school seniors that are...
  • Deadline: 12/30/2021
  • Award: $1000
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Varies 10 Computer Science Scholarship(s)
Eligibility RZequirements: - 10 Scholarships for Computer Science Majors - Demand for CS is not likely to reduce in the next few years, and a lot...
Eligibility RZequirements: - 10 Scholarships for Computer Science...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
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Varies 2021 Earnest Scholarship
At Earnest, we believe in helping people realize their hopes and dreams through further education. To help more students get to school, we created...
At Earnest, we believe in helping people realize their hopes and dreams...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
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$1500 ANNUAL $1500 R3 STEM CELL SCHOLARSHIP
R3 Stem Cell Scholarship Qualifications: – Applicants must be an American citizen and at least 18 years of age. – Must possess a current grade...
R3 Stem Cell Scholarship Qualifications: – Applicants must be an...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2021
  • Award: $1500
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Varies College Scholarships for Hispanic and Latino Students
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarship was set up to help students with Hispanic heritage get a college degree. Awards are based on both merit...
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarship was set up to help students...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
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Varies College Scholarships for LGBTQ Students
Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer students need the support of their communities to thrive in higher education. Many also need...
Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer students need the support...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
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Varies College Scholarships for Minority Students
Scholarships for Students of Color Paying for college is often one of the biggest factors in choosing which school you’ll attend, or even what you...
Scholarships for Students of Color Paying for college is often one of...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
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$5000 CouponBirds "Help to Save" Scholarship
Saving money is always a hot topic in today’s economy. CouponBirds is a trusted website providing all valid deals from any stores, brands, and...
Saving money is always a hot topic in today’s economy. CouponBirds is a...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2021
  • Award: $5000
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$3,000.00 COUPONS PLUS DEALS SCHOLARSHIP
Steps to apply Fill out the required form. Please write an essay answering the question “How can you save money in your daily life?”. Regarding...
Steps to apply Fill out the required form. Please write an essay...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2021
  • Award: $3,000.00
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$3500 Leon Bradley Scholarship Program
The Leon Bradley Scholarship Program was established to encourage more minorities or persons of color to enter the field of teaching and school...
The Leon Bradley Scholarship Program was established to encourage more...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2021
  • Award: $3500
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$1,000.00 Ownage’s ‘Make Us Laugh Scholarship 2021
Eligibility All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited college or university for the semester...
Eligibility All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled as a...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
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Varies Scholarships for Muslim College Students
20 Awards to Help Fund Your Education When considering the wide variety of resources available to college students, beginning an academic career at...
20 Awards to Help Fund Your Education When considering the wide variety...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Scholarships for Students
The Foundation manages over 40 scholarship funds, which were established by local individuals, families, businesses and organizations. Our...
The Foundation manages over 40 scholarship funds, which were established...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
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$1000 Solvable Scholarship
Eligibility Conditions: - Enrolled in a 2 year or 4-year college or university part or full time (post-graduate degrees welcome!) - Or will be...
Eligibility Conditions: - Enrolled in a 2 year or 4-year college or...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2021
  • Award: $1000
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$15000 SWITZER FOUNDATION
Eligibility Requirement The Switzer Fellowship offers one-year fellowships to highly talented graduate students from diverse academic and personal...
Eligibility Requirement The Switzer Fellowship offers one-year...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2021
  • Award: $15000
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