Awards, Scholarships & Grants

Through the College of Applied Sciences and Arts the following Awards, Scholarships and Grants are available:

Helen L. Stevens Faculty-Led Program Scholarship

The Faculty-Led Program is a unique way to introduce students to the idea of the world as an educational resource, while giving students who may have never considered it a possibility the opportunity to study abroad. The College of Applied Sciences and Arts is committed to helping a broad range of SJSU students overcome the financial barriers to study abroad by offering the Helen L. Stevens Faculty-Led Program Scholarship to qualified students in the College of Applied Sciences and Arts, made possible by a generous donation from Helen L. Stevens, former Director of International Programs and Services at San José State University. Summer 2014 applications will be accepted electronically through March 21, 2014 by email to Mimi Nguyen at

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Committee to Enhance Equity and Diversity (CEED) Awards

Each year, the Dean recognizes CASA students/faculty/student organization at the Dean’s Awards Reception that have demonstrated excellence in promoting and fostering a deeper understanding of equity and diversity as they relate to issues of age, class, disability, ethnicity, gender, race, religion, and/or sexual orientation on the SJSU campus and the community. Each CASA department/school is permitted three student nominations, one faculty nomination, and one student organization nomination.

This past year’s Student Awards went to Health Science students Aldo Chazaro and Nicole Adel. The Outstanding Student Organization award went to Nutrition, Food Science, and Packaging’s The Most Holy Trinity Church Student Group. The Faculty Awards went to Justice Studies’ Alessandro De Giorgi and Social Work’s Soma Sen.

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Resources for faculty are available through the Office of Faculty Affairs and the Office of Graduate Studies and Research