A.S. Scholarships
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Associated Students offers the following scholarships to San Jose State University students to help offset the costs of attending college. Apply through the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office starting in spring 2017 for the 2017-2018 academic year awards.


Eligibility Requirements (for all awards):
All applicants must be matriculated students who have completed a minimum of 15 semester units at SJSU and are in good standing
-Outgoing and past elected Associated Students officials are eligible to apply and receive an award. -Incoming elected officials are not eligible to receive the award
-Awards based on financial need must be verified by the Financial Aid Office and require supporting documentation as determined from the FAFSA application
-Recipients are restricted to one A.S. Scholarship while attending SJSU
-Must meet eligibility based on S05-04 University Qualifications
-Award may not exceed a student's "cost of attendance" at San Jose State University and may affect their financial award package
-GPA requirement shall be determined by a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or 3.0 as indicated


Applications are available through San Jose State University Financial Aid and Scholarship Office,
One Washington Square,
San Jose, CA 95192-0036
San Jose State University Scholarships

Students awarded an Associated Students' scholarship demonstrate exemplary leadership and involvement in campus and community life including: student organizations, sports, campus committees, volunteerism, community and civic activism. They also meet the following requirements for each scholarship type.

2016-2017 A.S. Scholarship Recipients


A.S. Legacy Award
Merit-based . Value: $2,000 awarded to 10 students with a minimum 3.0 GPA
Awarded to students who encourage optimism and create a legacy through exemplary leadership, support, academic and extracurricular involvement and contribution for the betterment of the campus and the community
Ivan Aguirre
Vanessa Aldaco
Leticia Alvarez
Rehan Ashraf
Patricia Aubel
Rachel Carey
Diego Gomez
James Keeley
Cassie Kwong
Shreejit Padmanabhan

St. Saffold Leadership Scholarship
Merit and Need-based . Value: $1,000 awarded to 20 students with a minimum of 3.0 GPA Named after St. Saffold, a well-recognized and honored SJSU alum, the scholarship is awarded to students who embody true SJSU leadership, inspiring peers to make a difference and to bring passion in helping others.
Gabriella Bedrossian
Tiffany Chao
Brandon Do
Armani Donahue
Courtney Elterman
Asmita Gaggar
Jessica Javier Sumano
Konstantin Korzenko
Anthony Kwon
Chioma Lewis
Nhu Luong
Mary Mastroieni
Alexander Matthews
Kassandra Morales
Cuong Nguyen
Gabriel Oliveira
Anyani Partida
Phuoc Tran
Vanessa Urbina
Ashley Washington

A.S Environmental Champion Award

Need-Based . Value: $500 awarded to 5 students with a minimum of 2.75 GPA
Awarded to students who champion environmental sustainability initiatives, foster awareness and education for peers, and demonstrate a passion for an eco-friendly world for the coming generations.
Anthony Aliaga
Issa Kashou
Paras Sehgal
Shwetha Srinivasan
Jonathan Tang

A.S. Advocacy Award
Merit-Based . Value: $1,000 awarded to 15 students with a minimum 2.75 GPA
Awarded to students who strongly advocate for social justice through diverse forms of civic engagement, such as volunteer work and public activism, to create a more socially-conscious campus community
Elizabeth Agramont-Justiniano   
Karina Barragan
Jennifer Chiu
Muchuan Gong
Alyssa Gonzales
Jingxiang Huang
Bang Luong
Erin Osanna-Barba
Roxana Razo
Michael Runchey
Ashley Rydberg
Jorge Soto-Enriquez
Maria Rosita Valencia
Areli Vazquez-Munoz
Jerry Wilburn

A.S. First-Generation Student Scholarship
Merit-Based . Value: $500 awarded to 25 students with a minimum 2.75 GPA
Awarded to students who are first in their family to attend college. The awardee is a role model for future first-generation students, supports the success of peers and acts as a mentor and support for the youth.
Andrew Aguilar
Gladys Barajas
Dezeri Barba
Cheyenne Barnard
Isaac Baron
Chad Bolanos
Nick Calabray
Wing Yiu Chan
Melissa Chavarin
Liliana Cuenca
Amy D'Anna
Omar Guzman
Diana Kamarauska
Vivian Le
Thinh Le
Hoang Nguyen
Trang Nguyen
Y Nguyen
Cassidy Paganucci
Tiffany Pham
Ryan Richter
Carla Romero
Marco Sanchez Lopez
Melissa Tracy
Nicole Truong

A.S. Global Scholar Award
Need-Based . Value: $500 awarded to 10 students with a minimum 2.75 GPA
Awarded to students who understand the importance of social, political, environmental, or economic issues on a worldwide scale and who have the passion to explore international cultures and societies.
Mitch Avery
Samaki Dorsey
Darian Grisso
Kayla Harper-Alvarez
Carolina Ibarra
Jatinder Kaur
Daniel Ludovina
Arturo Osorio
Rosendo Rivera
Romina Shafikhani

SJSU Salzburg Scholarship
($3500) Awarded to students who help promote global citizenship. Chosen by a university-wide committee, the awardees attend a week-long session of the Global Citizenship Program hosted by the Salzburg Global Seminar in Schloss Leopoldskron palace in Austria. A.S. provides funding for a few students to participiate for the program.
Eve Allums
Celena Cesena
Raissa Chiri-Zarzosa
Nyantara Narasimham