Wiggsy Sivertsen Scholarship

DeadLine to Apply

Deadline to apply is 3:00 p.m. on Friday, May 27, 2011



The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Resource Center of San José State University is proud to announce a scholarship for students who have demonstrated a commitment to making the University a more inclusive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students. The purpose of the scholarship is to acknowledge those students who have advanced the SJSU LGBT community through their involvement, service, advocacy, and/or scholarship on campus.

Applicants may demonstrate their commitment by

  • Involvement in a campus organization and/or
  • Service to the Community and/or
  • Classroom advocacy and/or
  • Campus advocacy and/or
  • Conducted research related to LGBT issues


  • Applicants/recipients must also demonstrate ongoing progress towards a degree
  • Must be enrolled students at SJSU during both the Spring and Fall 2011 semesters
  • Carry a minimum of six (6) units each semester
  • Minimum G.P.A.: 2.50

The scholarship is funded by community members, alumni, faculty and staff in honor of Wiggsy Sivertsen, Professor and former Director of Counseling Services and long-time advocate for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues at San José State University and in the community.

Submit Applications

Bonnie Sugiyama
LGBT Resource Center
Hoover Hall, Room 118/128
San José State University
San José, CA 95192-0161
(408) 924-6158
Or email to sjsulgbtrc@sjsu.edu

Deadline to apply is 3:00 p.m. on Friday, May 27, 2011

$250 and $500 Scholarships