Scholarships and Financial Aid

Dean's International Scholarship

Spartans Supporting SpartansAbout the Dean's International Scholarship

The Faculty-Led Program and Summer School Abroad Programs are 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 Dean's International Scholarship to qualified students in the College of Applied Sciences and Arts. Applications open on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.


Applications must be submitted through the Spartan Scholarship website by Thursday, March 1, 2018.

Scholarship Amount

Summer 2017: 28 awards - $500 each

Summer 2016: 5 awards- $800 each AND 25 awards- $500 each.

Summer 2015: 24 awards- $500 each


1. Applicants must be SJSU students in the College of Applied Sciences and Arts at the time of application.

2. Applicants must have at least a cumulative GPA of 2.5 at the time of application to be eligible for this award.

3. Applicants must be accepted to an official SUMMER 2018 SJSU CASA Faculty-Led Program administered by International Programs and Services, OR a Summer School Abroad 2018 Program.

4. Applicants must complete the application electronically on the Spartan Scholarship website by the deadline listed above to be considered for the scholarship.

5. Students already receiving a scholarship specifically for attending a Faculty-Led Program are NOT eligible to apply for this scholarship.


Please visit the Spartan Scholarship website to fill out and submit the Dean's Scholarship application.

Questions/Concerns? Contact Erika Vazques at


Financial Aid and Budgeting


Financial Aid

You may be able to use your Financial Aid toward your FLP if you are planning to take 6 units or more during the summer session. Students are encouraged to contact the Financial Aid Office as soon as possible to find out the process of allocating financial aid award toward the summer FLP. 


Carol A. Garcia
Special Programs Coordinator
Financial Aid & Scholarship Office



When planning on how much money to bring for your personal expenses and meals, it will be a good idea to compare the cost of living between San Jose, California and the destination of your FLP. Check out this cost of living comparison website


Other scholarships include:

63 Study Abroad Scholarships and Grants


Past Recipients of the Dean's International Scholarship