SJCC Scholarship Program

SJCC Scholarships for 2014-2015 are closed

Information for 2015-2016 scholarships will be posted in December 2014

Please see "Other Scholarships" (below) for more scholarship opportunities

The SJCC Scholarship Program includes scholarships sponsored by community organizations, businesses, campus organizations, and district/college faculty and staff. Specific requirements vary according to criteria set by each donor as well as the SJCC Scholarship Committee. The following criteria are generally given the most consideration:

    • Academic Achievement – Grade Point Average
    • Community Service
    • Demonstrated talents and abilities
    • Leadership Ability/Skills
    • Educational & Vocational Objectives
    • Commitment to education and community
    • Financial Need (may be a factor, but seldom an exclusive factor)
    • Quality of application (complete, neat, well written, etc.)

For the 2014-2015 SJCC Scholarship Application, click here

For the 2014-2015 Personal Recommendation Form, click here

Scholarship FAQs


Eligibility & Requirements for the SJECCD Foundation Scholarships

Robert N. Chang Charitable Foundation Transfer Scholarship
Academic Achiever Award
Applied Sciences Division Award
Business & Service Careers Division Award
Humanities/Social Sciences Award
Language Arts Award
Mathematics & Sciences Award
SJCC Outstanding Student Award
SJCC Department Scholarships and Awards
Administration of Justice Scholarship
Annette Horn Memorial Scholarship
Asian Pacific American Association Student Scholarship
Cia McClung Memorial Scholarship
Debra Lyn Eberle Memorial Scholarship
Don Brobst Memorial Scholarship
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Ellanor Gagnon Ryan Women in Business Scholarship
Fresh & Natural Café ESL Student Scholarship
Fresh & Natural Café Scholarship
G. Evans Phi Theta Kappa Honors Scholarship
Harry Haas Memorial Scholarship
Iola Williams Scholarship
J.M. Long Scholarship
Jean Houser Memorial Scholarship
John M. Mathias Ceramics Scholarship
Judge James Ware Forensic/Oral Communications Scholarship
Kelly Joesten Memorial Scholarship
Latina Leadership Network/SJECCD Chapter Continuing Student Scholarship
Latino Educators Association Castellano Family Transfer Student Scholarship
Latino Educators Association Dr. George Castro Transfer Student Scholarship
Latino Educators Association Cesar Chavez Continuing Student Scholarship
Management, Supervisory and Confidential Council Scholarship
The Nicloe Amon Prix Francais
Pepsi Scholarship
R.W. Goff Single Head of Household Scholarship
Richard Yarbrough Memorial Honor Student Scholarship
Shiva and Meera Singh Scholarship
Susan Trimble Memorial Labor Studies Scholarship
Vilya McKee-George Memorial Scholarship
Wanbli Mike Ledesma Memorial Scholarship


Eligibility & Requirements for the SJCC Campus and Associated Students Scholarships

Associated Students Richard Tanaka Transfer Student Scholarship
Associated Students Chuck Southward Continuing Student Scholarship
Associated Students Foster Youth Scholarship
Associated Students International Student Scholarship
Associated Students Pitone Tautolo Memorial Scholarship
Bob Rice Memorial Scholarship
SJCC Black Faculty and Staff Scholarship
SJCC Disabilities Support Program & Services Continuing Student Scholarship
SJCC Disabilities Support Program & Services Transfer Student Scholarship

Scholarship Application Procedures

  1. Select the scholarships you want to apply for from the scholarship listings above

  2. Complete one application for each scholarship you are applying for:

    a) Be sure to submit all other required documents
  3. Scholarships may require essays, letters of recommendation, graduation petition, or verification of eligibility to transfer.

    a) Some documents take time to acquire so plan ahead – allow two weeks or more to secure these documents.
    b) All required documents must be submitted with the application by the deadline.
    c) NOTE: All applicants are required to submit the following:
                  *Complete Scholarship Application
                  *Copies of all college transcripts (official or unofficial)
                  *Class schedule from SJCC and any other schools you are attending
  4. Return complete scholarship application materials to the Financial Aid Office by the deadline.

                  *Late applications will not be considered for award.

  5. Scholarship recipients will be contacted approximately two weeks before the Scholarship Award Ceremony. All recipients are required to attend the ceremony. If recipients are unable to attend, the Financial Aid Office must be notified prior to the ceremony.

  6. All recipients must write a thank you note to each donor they received scholarship awards from. These must be submitted prior to receiving your award, which will be available around the beginning of the Fall 2014 semester.

Other Scholarships

Listed below are various scholarships from organizations outside of the San Jose-Evergreen Community College District. Eligibility and application requirements and deadlines will vary. Please click on each link for more information.

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Scholarships

Check this out for a big list of scholarships – Click here!!

Click here to search for other scholarships

Click here for scholarships that do not have US citizenship requirements


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