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
$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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Varies THE AAWOK GEORGIANA TRULL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility Requirements The application is a part of our online application portal, Scholarship Finder. You will need to apply through that...
Eligibility Requirements The application is a part of our online...
  • Deadline: 10/29/2021
  • Award: Varies
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Varies $1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Eligibility Requirements Each year IvyPanda awards creative and talented in movie making students with scholarships $1500 total. Scholarships are...
Eligibility Requirements Each year IvyPanda awards creative and talented...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
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varies AANAPISI Scholarship
AANAPISI SCHOLARSHIP MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census. Be a citizen,...
AANAPISI SCHOLARSHIP MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA Be of Asian and/or...
  • Deadline: 11/10/2021
  • Award: varies
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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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$1000 $1,000 Car Review/Essay Scholarship for Hispanic & Latin Students
Eligibility Criteria for the Scholarship The students applying for the CarIndigo Scholarship must be pursuing the under-graduate/post-graduate...
Eligibility Criteria for the Scholarship The students applying for the...
  • Deadline: 11/30/2021
  • Award: $1000
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$4000 Frontier Label Scholarship
Eligibility Requirements If you’re an aspiring designer, manufacturer, engineer, artist, architect, or any other type of innovator, this...
Eligibility Requirements If you’re an aspiring designer, manufacturer,...
  • Deadline: 11/30/2021
  • Award: $4000
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$1099 LotsOfZen: Scholarships
Eligibility Requirements - All winners will need to provide proof of meeting the following requirements - Must be at least 18 years old (at the...
Eligibility Requirements - All winners will need to provide proof of...
  • Deadline: 11/30/2021
  • Award: $1099
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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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Varies DealsDaddy £3000 Annual Scholarship
We’ve been helping people search for amazing deals when shopping online. We know that a college education comes with a huge financial burden that...
We’ve been helping people search for amazing deals when shopping online....
  • Deadline: 12/05/2021
  • Award: Varies
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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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varies Cleanup Expert Scholarship
Eligibility Requirements Applicants must be: U.S. citizens High school seniors who have been accepted to an accredited U.S. college or Students...
Eligibility Requirements Applicants must be: U.S. citizens High school...
  • Deadline: 12/25/2021
  • Award: varies
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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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$1000 RICHMOND INJURY ATTORNEYS SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST
Eligibility Requirements The attorneys at Lantz & Robins, P.C. believe that an important key to success begins with a quality education. We...
Eligibility Requirements The attorneys at Lantz & Robins, P.C. believe...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2021
  • Award: $1000
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$2,500.00 SALLIE MAE FUND COMPLETING THE DREAM GAP SCHOLARSHIP
Eligibility requirements: Enrolled at an accredited post-secondary institution or continuous education programopens in a new window Two-year...
Eligibility requirements: Enrolled at an accredited post-secondary...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2021
  • Award: $2,500.00
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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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$1500 THE ANNUAL PACIFIC BAY RECOVERY
Scholarship Qualifications - Applicant must be at least 18 years of age. - Applicant must be an American citizen. - Applicant must possess a GPA...
Scholarship Qualifications - Applicant must be at least 18 years of...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2021
  • Award: $1500
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$1000 The Obama Service Scholarship Contest
Eligibility Requirement To apply for this scholarship, we are asking participating students to write a 200 – 300 word essay about how you give back...
Eligibility Requirement To apply for this scholarship, we are asking...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2021
  • Award: $1000
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Varies UNCF Scholarships
Eligibility Requirement - The applicants must refer to the eligibility requirements to apply for the UNCF Scholarships - The applicant must have an...
Eligibility Requirement - The applicants must refer to the eligibility...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
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$6500 UUP Scholarship Awards
Eligibility Requirement - Candidates must review the below eligibility criteria before starting their applications: - Open to full-time SUNY...
Eligibility Requirement - Candidates must review the below eligibility...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2021
  • Award: $6500
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Varies Why Nursing Programs Are Demanded Now
Why Nursing Programs Are Demanded Now They are really pretty popular these days because the healthcare field is in great demand for true...
Why Nursing Programs Are Demanded Now They are really pretty popular...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
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Varies MCAT-prep.com Scholarship
For almost 30 years, MCAT-prep.com has helped tens of thousands of students improve their chances of medical admissions. We have a number of...
For almost 30 years, MCAT-prep.com has helped tens of thousands of...
  • Deadline: 01/04/2022
  • Award: Varies
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$2000 APPLY - 8 New Schools
Eligibility Requirement Are you a full-time student at San Diego State University, San Jose State University, California Polytechnic State...
Eligibility Requirement Are you a full-time student at San Diego State...
  • Deadline: 01/21/2022
  • Award: $2000
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$500 EnergyRates.Ca College Scholarship 2022
Please note, failure to meet all of the requirements listed below may result in disqualification. Applicants must be enrolled in an American or...
Please note, failure to meet all of the requirements listed below may...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2022
  • Award: $500
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$1,100.00 $1100 Essay Scholarship Program
The $1100 Essay Scholarship Program is a lead for you to get enlisted in top universities of the U.S. at an ease. You can get a financial cushion...
The $1100 Essay Scholarship Program is a lead for you to get enlisted in...
  • Deadline: 02/05/2022
  • Award: $1,100.00
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$500 Work Place Rights Law Group Scholarship Contest
Eligibility Requirements Applicants must be EITHER out-going high school seniors (graduating in 2022) OR students enrolled in a college, trade...
Eligibility Requirements Applicants must be EITHER out-going high school...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2022
  • Award: $500
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$2000 2021 UNAC/UHCP Alexis G. Philius Scholarship
Eligibility Requirements: This scholarship is ONLY open to the following applicants: - Black/African descent; - Seeking to become a health care...
Eligibility Requirements: This scholarship is ONLY open to the following...
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  • Award: $2000
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Varies Access Scholarships
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varies American Indian Graduate Center Scholarships
The American Indian Graduate Center is a national organization headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico providing educational assistance to...
The American Indian Graduate Center is a national organization...
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$1,000 Ascent $1,000 Scholarship Giveaway
No Essay Required, Here’s all you have to do: -Follow Ascent Student Loans on at least one social media channel (Instagram, Facebook, YouTube,...
No Essay Required, Here’s all you have to do: -Follow Ascent Student...
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  • Award: $1,000
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varies Computer Science Scholarships
According to the Institute for College Access and Success, 69% of students—that’s 7 in 10 seniors—accrued an average of $28,400 in student loan...
According to the Institute for College Access and Success, 69% of...
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$500 DirectLoansLenders Scholarship
Well-educated young people are the future of humanity and we hope they will make the world a better place, provided they have the necessary...
Well-educated young people are the future of humanity and we hope they...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
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