Student Opportunities

Below are active opportunities for students (or programs we will become active again within the next year). Students may also be interested in our Careers page and its list of local companies, the Department of Engineering Science's Jobs & Internships page, and the SSU Career Center for opportunities. Please email about corrections, broken links, or updates.


Current Student Opportunities
Title Description Deadline
GrammarBrain Scholarship

GrammarBrain is providing a scholarship to one student who displays exceptional thinking as it relates to English and the changing dynamics that ar

Google Summer of Code

Google Summer of Code is a global program focused on bringing more student developers into open source software development.

Latinos in Technology Scholarship

Opportunity from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. Up to $30,000 (paid over three years, provided renewal eligibility requirements are met).

Prisma Diversity in Engineering Scholarship

Scholarship for women in software engineering

DoD SMART Scholarship

The SMART program offers scholarships for bachelor's, master's and PhD students pursuing STEM.

Women Techmakers Scholars Program

Female-identified CS majors who are full-time students. Women Techmakers Scholars Program was formerly the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship P

Single Parent Scholarships

$500 - $1k scholarships for single parents.

Dec, Apr, Aug
Hispanic Scholarship Fund

The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a university degree.

RSA College Day

Get free access to the RSA Conference in San Francisco, one of the largest industry conferences for security professionals.

TheDREAM.US scholarships

Applicants must qualify under either Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) or Temporary Protection Status (TPS) and must be eligible for wa

SSU University Scholarship Program

The University Scholarship Program is designed to provide encouragement and public recognition to students who have demonstrated academic excellenc

Porch Skilled Trade & Technology Scholarships

$2k scholarship for students in tech fields with minimum 3.4 GPA.

Application dates in 2020 were as follows:

Jul, Oct, Jan, April
HireAHelper Skilled Trade & Technology Scholarships

$2k scholarship for students in tech fields with minimum 3.4 GPA. Random selection, four times a year.

Jul, Oct, Jan, April
Innovation in Education Scholarship

$500 Innovation in Education scholarship, on an ongoing monthly basis.

Monthy on the 20th
NCWIT Collegiate Award

Any U.S. permanent resident who self-identify as women, genderqueer, or non-binary is eligible to apply, if they also meet additional criteria.

Hispanic Assoc. of Colleges & Universities Internship Program

HACU National Internship Program (HNIP). Federal and corporate internships for students who have finished freshman year with a 3.0+ GPA.

SSU Student Research Award

Funding for supplies and/or travel related to the funded research or creative project.

Lance Stafford Larson Student Award

Award for published student research.

Oct 31
AccessComputing Community Membership

Opportunities for students with disabilities.

Great Minds in STEM Portal

The portal shows a number of scholarships, including the Northrop Grumman/HENAAC Scholars Program for Hispanics in STEM.