Support our Staff Scholarship

The Support Our Staff Scholarship is available for SJSU and auxiliary undergraduate or graduate staff members (excluding MPPs) who are continuing their education while working for SJSU, with preference to full-time employees. Preference will also be given to staff members with a commitment to community service. GPA minimum is 3.0. Scholarships may be used for tuition and/or books.

Awardees must:

  • Have a major in any department within any college or school at SJSU
  • Be in a permanent, non-probationary position (student assistants are not eligible)
  • Be employed full-time or part-time (preference will be given to full-time staff members)
  • Be an undergraduate, transfer, or graduate student
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 or greater

This scholarship is made possible through the generous donations of the SJSU community and others. If the fund drops below a specified amount in any given year, the scholarship will not be awarded.


To donate, visit Giving to SJSU and select "Choose a giving opportunity." Under Scholarships choose "Support our Staff Annual Scholarship Fund." Or you may use the search feature to search by name.


The scholarship application process will open spring of 2025. To apply for the scholarship, please visit the Scholarship Opportunities page and follow the instructions at the top. Please note: This scholarship opportunity might not yet be listed.


If you have any questions, please email