Scholarships, Internships & Other Opportunities


Now Hiring: Student Assistant Federal Work Study

The Department of African American Studies is seeking a Student Assistant for Fall 2022. Responsibilities include administrative support and content creation for social media platforms. To begin the application process, fill out our form here.

  • For full job description, view our document Work Study Student Assistant Job Description [pdf]
  • Requirements include qualification for Federal Work Study
  • Preference for Social Sciences majors, background in marketing or graphic design, and availability to work in-person.


For a broad list of scholarships available, the best place to start is with the SJSU Financial Aid and Scholarships Office. Below is a list of scholarships that are more specific to African American Studies.

Honor and Professional Societies

Undergraduate Research Opportunities and Internships

Law School

Free programs designed to prepare underrepresented juniors/seniors for law school:

Local Internships


San Jose

Teacher Training or Credential Programs (stipends)