Our Opportunities

Welcome! The scholarship opportunities listed below are provided by gifts from generous donors to support CSU, Chico students. You may review the scholarship opportunities listed below without signing in.

The 2020-2021 Wildcat Scholarship Application will open January 2, 2020 through February 15, 2020!!!

To apply for our scholarships, click the “Sign In” button to begin your General Scholarship Application. You must have a CSU, Chico Username and Password to sign in.
Your application along with imported data from your student record will automatically match to qualifications for each scholarship opportunity. You DO NOT need to apply individually for Wildcat scholarships, unless directed to “Recommended Opportunities” when your general application is complete.

External scholarships are offered by companies and organizations outside of CSU, Chico. Click on "External” in the Opportunities tab in the red bar above to view list.

For more detailed information on scholarships, please visit our Scholarships webpage at http://www.csuchico.edu/fa/scholarships.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies A. H. Weibel and A. W. Bramwell Scholarship
Major: Journalism Class Level: any This scholarship supports students studying journalism and/or telecommunications, including broadcast...
Major: Journalism Class Level: any This scholarship supports...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
varies Aaron Drange Memorial Scholarship
Major: Music (general music or recording arts option) Continuing students Class level: SO, JR, SR Minimum overall GPA 2.5 Must be...
Major: Music (general music or recording arts option) Continuing...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/15/2020
varies Academic Excellence Scholarship for Electrical & Computer Engineering
Major: Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering Class level: undergraduates. Beginning award to first-time freshmen or new transfer...
Major: Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering Class level:...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies Accounting Scholarship
Major: Business Administration, Accounting option. First-time freshmen or new transfers. Minimum overall gpa: 3.5. Intent to influence the...
Major: Business Administration, Accounting option. First-time...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies Agnes Dix Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for students in upper division nursing courses based on scholarship and financial need. Award to highly able students to enable them...
Scholarship for students in upper division nursing courses based on...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies AGR Academic & Performance Recruitment Scholarship
RECRUITMENT – The CSU, Chico University Foundation allocates funds annually to each college to support recruitment of top students. The goal of...
RECRUITMENT – The CSU, Chico University Foundation allocates funds...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
$500 Al Doiron Memorial Scholarship
Major: Civil Engineering or Construction Management Minimum overall GPA 2.5 Upper division undergraduate Should embody entrepreneurial...
Major: Civil Engineering or Construction Management Minimum overall...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies Alan F. Jensen Memorial Scholarship
Major: Sociology or Social Work with a career plan in teaching or public service Academic Level: Jr, Sr and Graduates Min GPA 2.5 or...
Major: Sociology or Social Work with a career plan in teaching or...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies Alan H. Greenlaw Memorial Scholarship
_Preference _is for student veterans who have had hardships or obstacles to overcome in achieving their academic goals. Student veterans with...
_Preference _is for student veterans who have had hardships or...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
$600 Alice W. Patten and Lois Needham Memorial Scholarship
Major: Criminal Justice Minimum overall gpa 3.0 Class level: FR, SO, JR, SR First time, Continuing, Transfer The scholarship was created in...
Major: Criminal Justice Minimum overall gpa 3.0 Class level: FR, SO,...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $600
Deadline02/15/2020
$1,000 American Agriculture Scholarship
Major in the College of Agriculture Financial need. Minimum overall GPA 2.5 Preference given to Native Americans The Agriculture Scholarship...
Major in the College of Agriculture Financial need. Minimum overall...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies Amy Kee Outstanding Upward Bound Senior Award Scholarship
Amy Kee was a CSU, Chico student/Upward Bound tutor and advisor, and an Upward Bound resident advisor. She inspired and helped many participants...
Amy Kee was a CSU, Chico student/Upward Bound tutor and advisor, and an...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies Andrew Southard Scholarship
Major in Department of Computer Science Continuing student This scholarship was established in memory of Andrew Southard. ECC-CSCI
Major in Department of Computer Science Continuing student This...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies Andy J. Roberts Memorial Award
This scholarship is intended for a deserving undergraduate Civil Engineering students. Preference to student who has overcome significant...
This scholarship is intended for a deserving undergraduate Civil...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
$200 Angela Nuzum Scholarship
Major: Nutrition and Food Sciences Program Undergraduates minimum overall GPA 3.0 financial need This scholarship was established to provide...
Major: Nutrition and Food Sciences Program Undergraduates minimum...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $200
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies Anna DeBow Scholarship Fund
Any major Undergraduates Graduate of a high school in Shasta County, California Financial need New awards to first-time...
Any major Undergraduates Graduate of a high school in Shasta...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
varies Anne (Burns) Sena Business Information Systems Scholarship
All majors and options in Business Information Systems Department Upper division – continuing junior or senior and transfer Minimum 3.2 overall...
All majors and options in Business Information Systems...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies Antranik and Berjoohy Vartabedian Scholarship
Scholarship dedicated to helping students with financial need who wish to pursue a teaching career and have a declared major leading toward a...
Scholarship dedicated to helping students with financial need who wish...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
varies April Narad Memorial Scholarship
Major: any Class level: FR, SO, JR, SR Reentry student (reentry defined as returned to higher education after a minimum of 5 year break in...
Major: any Class level: FR, SO, JR, SR Reentry student (reentry...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/15/2020
$200 Archie Gobba Music Scholarship
Recipients are selected by audition Must demonstrate high academic achievement Minimum overall gpa 3.5 Financial need Class level: Freshman...
Recipients are selected by audition Must demonstrate high academic...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $200
Deadline02/15/2020
$500 Archie McDonald Social Work Academic Excellence Scholarship
Major: Social Work This scholarship was established to encourage excellence, to recognize service, express gratitude, and provide incentive to...
Major: Social Work This scholarship was established to encourage...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline02/15/2020
$500 Archie McDonald Social Work Sophomore Scholarship
Major: Social Work 2nd semester sophomore at time of selection, may be junior when scholarship is paid. Financial need This scholarship was...
Major: Social Work 2nd semester sophomore at time of selection, may...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies Arloe Anania-Murray Physics Scholarship
Major: Physics Minimum overall gpa 3.0 Service to others is a factor that will be considered in making the award. The intent of this award is...
Major: Physics Minimum overall gpa 3.0 Service to others is a factor...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
$500 Art Acker Physical Education Scholarship
Major: Department of Kinsiology Continuing student Class level: senior or graduate (M.A.) This scholarship was established in memory of...
Major: Department of Kinsiology Continuing student Class level:...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies Art and Marie Welch Teacher Scholarship
Credential candidates and Liberal Studies majors pursuing pursuing careers in teaching. Financial need Minimum overall gpa 3.0 Academic...
Credential candidates and Liberal Studies majors pursuing pursuing...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies Arthur C. Coggins Engineering Scholarship
Major in Mechanical Engineering. Interest in the area of energy. Undergraduates. In 1980 Arthur Coggins donated funds and a solar tracking...
Major in Mechanical Engineering. Interest in the area of...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
$300 min Arthur Preciado Memorial Scholarship
Major: Social Work Class level: entering traditional senior year phase of study in fall. May be junior at the time of selection. The selected...
Major: Social Work Class level: entering traditional senior year...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $300 min
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies Arvel V. Allread Memorial Music Scholarship
Must be accepted in the teacher credential program for Music. Preference given to students with an instrumental emphasis. The Music and Theatre...
Must be accepted in the teacher credential program for...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
varies Associated Students Academic Scholarship
Must demonstrate interest and involvement in on-campus and off-campus activities with the degree and importance of involvement explained in their...
Must demonstrate interest and involvement in on-campus and off-campus...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/15/2020
varies Associated Students Campus/Community Activities Scholarship
Must demonstrate interest and involvement in on-campus and off-campus activities with the degree and importance of that involvement explained in...
Must demonstrate interest and involvement in on-campus and off-campus...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies Augie Merrill Nursing Scholarship
Must be accepted into Nursing Program. Financial need Augie Merrill was a retired nurse from San Francisco who hoped this scholarship would...
Must be accepted into Nursing Program. Financial need Augie Merrill...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies Aurelia Haehn Memorial Scholarship
Major in the Social Science Program Financial Need required Undergraduates, *or Credential or masters student that continued after completing...
Major in the Social Science Program Financial Need...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
$250 Austin W. Herrick Endowed Scholarship
Major: Communication Sciences and Disorders Minimum overall gpa 3.0 Scholarship to provide support to a first year graduate students in...
Major: Communication Sciences and Disorders Minimum overall gpa...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $250
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies Aymer Jay Hamilton Memorial Scholarship
Priority for students preparing for career in teaching all class levels eligible. Selection on financial need and scholarship. CME-SOE
Priority for students preparing for career in teaching all class...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
$500 Aztlan Scholarship
Major: Civil Engineering Financial need Continuing or transfer student Class Level: sophomore or junior Must be involved in the MESA...
Major: Civil Engineering Financial need Continuing or transfer...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies B. Gordon/Lotys Sandstorm Gibb Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship will be awarded based on demonstrated exceptional talent, not to include athletics. Definition of “exceptional talent” is to be left...
Scholarship will be awarded based on demonstrated exceptional talent,...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies Barbara Margaret Johnson Reentry Scholarship
Any major High financial need primary criteria. Continuing or transfer student Scholarship to support reentry students (Reentry defined...
Any major High financial need primary criteria. Continuing or...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies Barbara Mullane Culver Memorial Scholarship
Major: Nursing Must have completed one semester in the Nursing program Financial need This scholarship was established to support continuing...
Major: Nursing Must have completed one semester in the Nursing...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies Beavers Heavy Construction Scholarship
Major: Construction Management or Civil Engineering Minimum overall gpa 2.5 Continuing student Class level: junior or senior U.S....
Major: Construction Management or Civil Engineering Minimum overall...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies Bechtel Foundation Scholarship
General scholarship UW-USC-GENERAL
General scholarship UW-USC-GENERAL
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
$24,000 total, $6,000/year Bell Family Presidential Scholarship - new
RECRUITMENT – Top prospective first-time freshmen from the College of Agriculture recruitment scholarship pool will be invited to apply for the...
RECRUITMENT – Top prospective first-time freshmen from the College of...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $24,000 total, $6,000/year
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies Berryman Family Graphic Design Scholarship
Major: Communication Design; Option Graphic Design Must have passed ""Portfolio Review"" in CDES. Must demonstrate ""professional promise...
Major: Communication Design; Option Graphic Design Must have passed...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
varies Betsy Elizabeth Randolph Spanish Language Scholarship
Major: Spanish or Spanish Single-subject Credential Minimum overall gpa 3.0 Class level-sophomore, junior, senior or credential This...
Major: Spanish or Spanish Single-subject Credential Minimum overall...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: varies
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies Beverly Wadsworth Memorial Scholarship
Major in the Department of Kinesiology, upper division student minimum overall gpa 3.0 The intent of this scholarship is to recognize...
Major in the Department of Kinesiology, upper division...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies Bill McConnell-Richard Tolette Scholarship
Major in the Department of Kinesiology, Class level: junior, senior, or graduate student, Financial need, Minimum overall gpa 3.0. This...
Major in the Department of Kinesiology, Class level: junior,...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies Bill Wesley Brown Kiwanis Industrial Technology Scholarship (ITEC)
The intent of this scholarship is to support students majoring in Industrial Technology. Name of major changed to Sustainable...
The intent of this scholarship is to support students majoring in...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies Blake Family Foundation Journalism Scholarship
Major: Journalism; News Ed or Public Relations option * Undergraduate * Minimum overall gpa 2.8 * Financial need can, but need not, be a...
Major: Journalism; News Ed or Public Relations option * Undergraduate ...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
$1,000.00 Bob and Sylvia Edmiston Scholarship
Major: Liberal Studies Must meet GPA min of 2.0 Undergraduate: Sophomore, Junior, Senior Financial Need Preference given to student who are...
Major: Liberal Studies Must meet GPA min of 2.0 Undergraduate:...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies Bob Sherrard Award
Major in political science, social science, social work, or economics, preference given to students who minor in Multicultural and Gender...
Major in political science, social science, social work, or...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020
Varies Bob Vivian Public Relations Scholarship
Major: Journalism, option in public relations Class level: upper division Continuing student Minimum overall gpa 3.0 Robert W. Vivian...
Major: Journalism, option in public relations Class level: upper...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/15/2020