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 2021-2022 Wildcat Scholarship Application is NOW CLOSED! Reviews are currently in progress. Notifications will go out after June 2021.

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
$500 Laeta Acker Scholarship
Major: any major in the Department of Kinesiology Class level: any Established in honor or Laeta Acker to support the Physical Education...
Major: any major in the Department of Kinesiology Class level: ...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$3,000 CalRTA Laura E. Settle Foundation Scholarship
The intent of this scholarship is to support students pursuing a teaching career. Must be a California resident Admitted/enrolled in a...
The intent of this scholarship is to support students pursuing a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000
Ended
$1,000.00 Carl A. Kountz Engineering Scholarship
Majors in Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering or Department of Mechanical, Mechatronic and Sustainable Manufacturing *Financial...
Majors in Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
Varies Donna Stone Breed Memorial Scholarship
Major or minor: Theatre or Musical Theatre Must have participated in a minimum of two CSU Chico Theatre Arts Department...
Major or minor: Theatre or Musical Theatre Must have participated in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$500 Gladys Klein Memorial Scholarship
Major in Agriculture, option in Agriculture Science and Education. Class level: junior, senior or credential Must be dedicated to pursuing a...
Major in Agriculture, option in Agriculture Science and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
Varies Lee Richardson Memorial Scholarship
General scholarship Other-UNIV-general
General scholarship Other-UNIV-general
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
varies Mary S. DiRenzo Scholarship
Major: Business Administration, Accounting option. Must be graduating in 4 years. Class Level: Junior Member of Beta Alpha Psi, preferably an...
Major: Business Administration, Accounting option. Must be graduating...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
Varies Robert M. and Winifred A. Bain Scholarship
Any major Minimum overall gpa 2.5 Financial need Robert and Winifred Bain are both educators and are the parents of three adopted children...
Any major Minimum overall gpa 2.5 Financial need Robert and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000.00 Tehama Group Communications Scholarship
Majors in the College of Communication and Education. Outstanding performance as a member of Tehama Group Communications Outstanding...
Majors in the College of Communication and Education. Outstanding...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
Varies Carroll A. Curtis Memorial Scholarship
Major: any major in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering, and Manufacturing Technology All academic...
Major: any major in the Department of Mechanical Engineering,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Agriculture Faculty/Staff Scholarship
Major in College of Agriculture Minimum overall gpa 3.0 Financial need Continuing students The Agriculture Faculty/Staff Scholarship,...
Major in College of Agriculture Minimum overall gpa 3.0 Financial...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies 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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $600
Ended
Varies Andrew Southard Scholarship
Major in Department of Computer Science Continuing student: three UGRD (one must be a senior standing) and one Graduate student This...
Major in Department of Computer Science Continuing student: three...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $200
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $200
Ended
$250 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: Ended
  • Award: $250
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $300 min
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $250
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
varies Bardsley & Tourkolias Scholarship for Journalism
Majoring in Journalism All undergraduate students with financial need Purpose of scholarship is for students who are active with or prior...
Majoring in Journalism All undergraduate students with financial...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended