Awards, Scholarships & Grants

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

Alumni Association Dean's Scholarships

Since 1975, the San José State University Alumni Association has awarded scholarships to students who excel in their academic studies and actively participate in the betterment of their communities through volunteer work. These awards are funded through the generous contributions of alumni and friends of SJSU and represent one of the strongest individual scholarship programs offered by any alumni association in the California State University system. Two outstanding undergraduate or graduate students from each of SJSU's seven colleges are chosen by their deans to receive a $4,000 annual scholarship. Apply Now!


Dean's International Scholarship for Faculty Led Programs

The Faculty-Led Program is a unique way to introduce student 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 Dean's International Scholarship to qualified students in the College of Applied Sciences and Arts. Qualified students enrolled in an official SUMMER 2017 SJSU CASA Faculty-Led Program (FLP) can apply now! Applicants must complete the application electronically on the Spartan Scholarship website by Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

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Committee to Enhance Equity and Diversity (CEED) Awards

Each year, the Dean recognizes CASA students/faculty/student organizations 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.

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Other resources for faculty

Resources for faculty are available through the Office of Faculty Affairs and the Office of Graduate and Undergraduate Programs