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 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.
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 true SJSU leadership, inspiring peers to make a difference and to bring passion in helping others.
Ashley Thomas Williams
A.S. Advocacy Award ($1,000)
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.
Sneha Paras Parmar
A.S. Environmental Champion Award ($500)
Awarded to students who champion environmental sustainability initiatives, foster awareness and education for peers, and demonstrate a passion for an ecofriendly world for the coming generations.
A.S. First-Generation Student Scholarship ($500)
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.
Raymundo Mendoza Landa
A.S. Global Scholar Award ($500)
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.
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. has provided funding for four students to participate in the program.