Burton R. Brazil Scholarship

$2,000 - $3,500 awarded annually

The Burton R. Brazil scholarship is funded by an endowment created by the family, friends and colleagues of Burt Brazil, a respected professor of political science who specialized in political theory and public administration and who served as Executive Vice President for SJSU. Applicants must be full-time students, either graduate or undergraduate, majoring in political science or public administration, with a strong academic record and a commitment to a career in public service or teaching.

Applicants must submit the following:

  • a short statement on their career goals and how the scholarship will assist them in their studies


     Past Recipients

Oswaldo Ramos, 2024
Denisse Velasco, 2023
Lilly Meek, 2022
Raquel Boales, 2021
Joseph Farfan, 2021
Ashna Farooqui, 2020
Heather Heinbaugh, 2019
Grace Aude Nze, 2018
Kira Valenta, 2017
Gavril Torrijos, 2016
Meschelle Noble, 2015
Thao Dang, 2014
Paul Chovanec, 2013
Admir Garic, 2012
Christina Morrill, 2011
Sasha Martinez, 2010
Sandra Hadzisabin, 2009
Markos Eugenios, 2008
Jesus Gomez, 2007
Waseen Iqbal, 2006
Chris Schwarz, 2005
Elnaz Ilkhani, 2004
Nicholas Yray III, 1994