Meet the Recipients

Student Recipients

View photos honoring the recipients.

Members Make a Difference!

Every time a proud Spartan joins the Alumni Association, they make a tremendous impact on the lives of current students. Members help fund our Scholarship Program, one of the largest scholarship programs offered by an alumni association in the CSU system! 

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Help current Spartans pursue educational dreams and career goals by making a donation to the scholarship fund.

scholarship recipients

Congratulations to the 2016-2017 scholarship recipients! These students truly define the Spartan spirit. They are achievers, innovators, and dreamers. They are powering their classrooms, communities, and even the world. 

Gerald M. Starek Family Alumni Association Scholarships
Hanh Do
Maryan Verissimo

Alumni Association Dean’s Scholarships
College of Applied Sciences and Arts
Donald Babadalir
Bryan Dang
Lucas College and Graduate School of Business
Grecia Cuellar
Aaron Friedman
Connie L. Lurie College of Education
Yesenia Diaz, Donna Rooney Memorial Scholarship
Jessica Wenzel, Pat Porter Memorial Scholarship
Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering
Alan De Lira
Rizen Yamauchi, Hal Riddle Memorial Scholarship
College of Humanities and the Arts
Hugo Garcia
Richard Struck, Steve Silver Memorial Scholarship
College of Science
Armon Khosraviani
Jeremiah Montemayor
College of Social Sciences
Brieann DeOrnellas
Lauren Hailey

Jeffrey Scott Johnson Memorial Scholarships
Jennifer Liang
Arturo Osorio

Alan and Phyllis Simpkins Alumni Leadership Award
Marco A. Hernandez

Santa Cruz Area Chapter Scholarships
Veronica Alonzo
Janissa Banuelos
Essy Barroso-Ramirez, Carol Coe Memorial Scholarship
Sierra Hernandez
Kendra Kannegaard
Bo Zheng (Ben) Zhu

SJSU Salzburg Program Scholarships
Kristen Andersen
Brandon Do
Adriana Muratalla-Morales

Barnum-Everett Scholarships
Cheryl Chung
Chi Le
Ling Le
Hung Ngyuen
Vic Penales
Timotie Rodriguez
Maaike Scherff
Beatriz Velasco
Victor Velasquez
Matthew Vella

San José Woman’s Club Scholarships
Pamela Campos
Darian Grisso
Gabrielle Slavin

Deltha-Critique Scholarship
Tiffany Vuong

Clyde Brewer Memorial Scholarship
Sakeema Payne

Hoover-Langdon Scholarships
Nhu Ho
Johnny Ojeda
Rianna Reed

Katherine Peterson Alumni Association Scholarship
Stephanie Castro-Sousa


View the 2015-2016 biographies below and see the impact these scholarships make on their educational journey at San José State: