Undergraduate Scholarships

The Department of Kinesiology scholarships are applied to via the Financial Aid and Scholarships website. In order to apply for KIN scholarships, you must fill out the SJSU campus wide general application which is available here: Financial Aid and Scholarships - Scholarships . 

Once you have completed the SJSU general scholarship application you will be presented with other recommended scholarship opportunities you may choose to apply to.

Please note, scholarship applications will be received in Spring semesters and will be awarded in Fall Semesters.

The deadline to apply for KIN scholarships is April 10th.

Note: The Cathy Buell and Dr. David Furst scholarships will continue to receive paper applications.

Click here for Graduate Scholarships




Mary Bowman Fellowship [pdf]

Clyde A. Burch Memorial Scholarship [pdf]

Steven & Bobby Jensen Living Trust Scholarship [pdf]

Joyce Malone Memorial Scholarship [pdf]

Cathy Buell Scholarship for P. E. Credential Candidates  (2 awards annually)

1st Friday of Sept., 5pm.

April 10, 2020, 5pm.

April 10, 2020, 5pm.

1st Friday of Sept., 5pm.

April 10 for Fall and Mid-October for Spring







Department Awards


Nomination Form - Service/Scholar Awards

Department of Kinesiology Service Awards for Undergraduate Students

Department of Kinesiology Scholar Awards for Undergraduate Students

April 24, 2020 

April 24, 2020

American Kinesiology Association 

Undergraduate Scholar Award

Jerry R. Thomas AKA Distinguished Leadership Awards & Nomination Cover Sheet

2021-2022 American Kinesiology Association Winner - Peyton Trebisky

Peyton Trebisky


Service Award

Award Winner

Cory Low 

Gold – Cory Low

 Pooja Pal Silver – Pooja Pal
 Austin Shen Bronze – Austin Shen

Scholar Award

Award Winner

 Rachel C

Gold - Rachel Christensen



 Charlette S Silver - Charlette Shy Wiggins-Gurich
Jacob M Bronze – Jacob Manriquez


















College of Health & Human Sciences Scholarships & Awards

Through the College of Health & Human Sciences 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!

Committee to Enhance Equity and Diversity (CEED) Awards

Each year, the Dean recognizes CHaHS 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 CHaHS department/school is permitted three student nominations, one faculty nomination, and one student organization nomination.

Visit www.sjsu.edu/casa/awards/ceed for more information.


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