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.
Associated Students scholarship recipients demonstrate exemplary leadership and involvement in campus and community life, including student organizations, sports, campus committees, volunteerism, community and civic activism. A total of $82,000 was awarded to our deserving and admirable Spartans!
A.S. Legacy Award ($2,000)
Awarded to students who serve as a symbol for positive change, continuously strive to make an impact at San Jose State and beyond through various forms of academic and extracurricular involvement, and who encourage optimism and create a legacy through exemplary leadership, support, and contribution to the betterment of campus and the community.
A.S. St Saffold Leadership Scholarship ($1,000)
Named after St Saffold, a well-recognized and honored SJSU alum, the scholarship is awarded to students who embody a true SJSU leader to inspire peers to make a difference and have a passion for helping others. Involved in campus life and an active member of the campus community.
Ashley Thomas Williams
A.S. Advocacy Award ($1,000)
Awarded to students who advocate for social justice through diverse forms of civic engagement, demonstrate leadership and involvement within campus and the community and value volunteer work and public activism while inspiring others to envision a socially conscious campus community.
Sneha Paras Parmar
A.S. Environmental Champion Award ($500)
Awarded to students who are champions for environmental sustainability in all aspects of campus and community life, foster awareness and education for peers, and demonstrate a passion for "going green." Students who have experience in developing or assisting sustainability initiatives and want to provide an eco-friendly world for generations to come.
A.S. First Generation Student Scholarship ($500)
Awarded to students who are the first in the family to attend college, are role models for future first generation students to achieve a higher education, and give back to the community through mentoring and support of youth and supports the success of peers, who may also be first generation college students.
Raymundo Mendoza Landa
A.S. Global Scholar Award ($500)
Awarded to students who understand the importance of having a global perspective, are passionate about social, political, environmental, or economic issues on a worldwide scale, and who have been inspired by faculty and campus leaders to explore international cultures and societies.
Lu Te Tu
SJSU Salzburg Scholarship ($2,000)
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 three students to participate in the program.