Apply Now!

Freshmen Scholarships

The Alumni Association awards a variety of scholarships to both undergraduate and graduate students. Thanks to the generosity of our Alumni Association donors, we are pleased two offer two awards specifically for incoming freshmen undergraduate students: 

- Starek Scholarship

- Simpkins Award

Additional Scholarships

View scholarship opportunities for current SJSU students. Students can apply for these awards through STARS

brenda and mr. starekGerald M. Starek Family Alumni Association Scholarship

$7,500 scholarship renewable up to four years.


- Incoming freshman

- Demonstrates financial need

- Minimum 2.75 GPA

- Accounting Information Systems, Finance, or Corporate Financial Management major

Deadline and application:

Apply here by March 6, 2014. 


jolenePhyllis and Alan Simpkins Alumni Leadership Award

$5,000 one-time award. 


- Incoming freshman

- Demonstrates academic excellence (minimum 3.5 GPA)

- Demonstrates leadership and community involvement

Deadline and application:

Apply here by March 1, 2014.