Scholarships in HR

Silicon Valley Compensation Association Scholarship (SVCA)

Two scholarships of $1,000 are typically awarded to SJSU students every year. Recipients of the scholarship will also be awarded SVCA membership for one year.

Eligibility:  This scholarship is open to HR majors at SJSU who are in need of assistance toward professional development and certification.  A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.

Deadline: Scholarship application details will be available around Feb/March 2018

2017 Scholarship Recipients
SVC Scholarship
We had 2 scholarship recipients in 2017. Mariah Patterson is a Graduate Student in the Industrial and Organizational Psychology Program at San Jose State University. Karina Vals is an Undergraduate Student majoring in the Human Resource Management Concentration.



The HR Symposium Lyn Boone Memorial Scholarship

This $3,000 scholarship is awarded to 4 – 6 students every year who are studying HR at Northern California universities.  Since its inception the program has awarded over $300,000 to deserving students! 

Eligibility:  This scholarship is open to all students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program in HR or a related field

Deadline:Scholarship application details will be available in Feb/March 2018

Other College of Business Scholarships

There are many other scholarships that are not just limited to HR majors.