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! Notifications will be sent out once all recipient eligibilities are confirmed.

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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 Beavers Heavy Construction Scholarship
Major: Construction Management or Civil Engineering Minimum overall gpa 2.5 Continuing student Class level: junior or senior Preference for...
Major: Construction Management or Civil Engineering Minimum overall...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Bechtel Foundation Scholarship
General scholarship Any Major GPA min 2.0 UW-USC-GENERAL
General scholarship Any Major GPA min 2.0 UW-USC-GENERAL
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$7,912.00 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: Ended
  • Award: $7,912.00
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Bobby Dean Memorial Scholarship
Must be a member in good standing in a CSUC recognized Greek organization Major: College of Business preferred, but may be awarded to any major...
Must be a member in good standing in a CSUC recognized Greek...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Bonney Clough Strain Scholarship
This scholarship was established to support students preparing to teach. Undergraduates, credential or graduate students. CME-SOE
This scholarship was established to support students preparing to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,500.00 Brad & Christen Kaufman Scholarship
Major in Construction Management Min. GPA of 2.75 or higher Undergraduate Freshman, Sophomore or Junior Student must demonstrate a commitment...
Major in Construction Management Min. GPA of 2.75 or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
Ended
varies BSS Academic & Performance Recruitment Scholarship
RECRUITMENT – This scholarship is to be used to recruit incoming freshman or transfers who have demonstrated academic achievement and who...
RECRUITMENT – This scholarship is to be used to recruit incoming...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
$1,500.00 BSS Entering Student Scholarship Fund
RECRUITMENT – These awards are to attract and recruit the most excellent candidates to succeed in a behavorial and social science course of study. ...
RECRUITMENT – These awards are to attract and recruit the most excellent...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
Ended
$3,800.00 Buffardi Family Scholarshp
Any Major Min GPA 3.0 UGRD: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior and Credential Financial Need Must be Dreamer and or first generation May...
Any Major Min GPA 3.0 UGRD: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,800.00
Ended
Varies Burr Family Scholarship
English major Undergraduate First generation college student Financial need Overall minimum gpa 3.0. Must show involvement in multicultural...
English major Undergraduate First generation college...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
1000 minimum BUS Academic & Performance Recruitment Scholarship
RECRUITMENT – Academic and Performance Scholarships are to be used to recruit incoming freshman or transfers who have demonstrated academic...
RECRUITMENT – Academic and Performance Scholarships are to be used to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 1000 minimum
Ended
varies Butte-Glenn Medical Society Alliance
Scholarship for students in the Nursing Program with financial need. This scholarship is possible because of the community response to Butte-Glenn...
Scholarship for students in the Nursing Program with financial...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
minimum 450 C. Bradley Page Industrial Technology Scholarship (ITEC)
Major in Department of Mechanical, Mechatronic and Sustainable Manufacturing Technology Upper division students financial need, minimum...
Major in Department of Mechanical, Mechatronic and Sustainable...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: minimum 450
Ended
$1,000 C. Robert Laxson Memorial Scholarship
Music major Minimum overall gpa 3.0 Class Level: jr, sr, post-bacc, grad Preference for keyboard performance and/or music...
Music major Minimum overall gpa 3.0 Class Level: jr, sr, post-bacc,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
Varies Cal Almond Scholarship
Major: Agricultural Business or Agriculture with option in Crops, Horticulture, and Land Resources Upper division student Minimum overall gpa...
Major: Agricultural Business or Agriculture with option in Crops,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,500 California Crop Improvement Association Scholarship
Major in the College of Agriculture Minimum overall GPA 3.0 Recipient must have demonstrated an active interest in the seed industry. ...
Major in the College of Agriculture Minimum overall GPA...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
Ended
5,000 per year for 4 years California Iota Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon President Scholarship - new
This is a President Scholarship for recruitment and retention of top-performing, highly qualified high school seniors. $20,000 President’s...
This is a President Scholarship for recruitment and retention of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: 5,000 per year for 4 years
Ended
$1,000 CALRTA Mt. Lassen, Div. 9 Teacher Scholarship
Acceptance in teaching credential program. Must have attended high school in Glenn or Tehama County. Minimum overall GPA 3.0. Funds will be...
Acceptance in teaching credential program. Must have attended high...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 Carl and Katie Thomas Scholarship
Major: Political Science. *This scholarship was established for deserving students demonstrating academic excellence in Political...
Major: Political Science. *This scholarship was established for...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1000 min Caroline Aldrich-Langen Scholarship
Undergraduate: Juniors, Seniors and Graduate students Maintain min. 2.3 GPA Must demonstrate commitment to the development of student...
Undergraduate: Juniors, Seniors and Graduate students Maintain min....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1000 min
Ended
varies Carrie Ann Rood Memorial Scholarship
Major: Nursing Class level junior,senior or post-baccalaureate Financial need. Demonstrate potential. Preference is for a reentry student...
Major: Nursing Class level junior,senior or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
Varies Charles and Mary Nelsen Scholarship
Any major in the College of Business Financial need Undergraduates Background: "The award is named after the donor’s two most influential...
Any major in the College of Business Financial...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Charles Thornton and Martha Self Memorial Scholarship
Candidates pursuing a career of teaching or administration in the field of elementary education Upper-division Liberal Studies or teaching...
Candidates pursuing a career of teaching or administration in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Charlie and Jackie Crabb Student Recruitment Scholarship
RECRUITMENT – This scholarship to be used at the dean’ discretion to recruit outstanding first time freshmen and/or transfer students to the...
RECRUITMENT – This scholarship to be used at the dean’ discretion to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Chemistry Legacy Scholarship
Scholarship for majors in the Department of Chemistry. Criteria to be determined by current faculty. NSC-CHEM
Scholarship for majors in the Department of Chemistry. Criteria to be...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Cheryl Worden Maglischo Memorial Scholarship
Enrolled and admitted into the Biomechanics Program in the Department of Kinesiology at the time of the award. Graduate student Letter of...
Enrolled and admitted into the Biomechanics Program in the Department...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Chevron Corporation Business Information Systems Scholarship
" * Major: Business Information Systems Class level: So, Jr, Sr, Grad Minimum overall gpa 3.0 A minimum of 1 noteworthy achievement/recognition...
" * Major: Business Information Systems Class level: So, Jr, Sr,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
varies Chevron Corporation Computer Science Scholarship
Major in the Department of Computer Science Class level: So, Jr, Sr, Grad Minimum overall gpa 3.3 U.S.Citizen or permanent resident...
Major in the Department of Computer Science Class level: So, Jr, Sr,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
$2,000 min Chico Alumni Chapter Scholarship
New and continuing Chico State students with a minimum of two semesters remaining to graduation. Class level: Soph, Jr, Sr Must be the...
New and continuing Chico State students with a minimum of two...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000 min
Ended
$1,000 Chico Engineering Scholarship
Any major in the College of Engineering, Computer Science and Construction Management. Must have attended any Chico high school Class level...
Any major in the College of Engineering, Computer Science and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
varies Chico Senior Citizens Scholarship
Any major Minimum overall GPA 2.0 Financial need Class level: freshman or sophomore Graduate of a local Chico high school: Chico...
Any major Minimum overall GPA 2.0 Financial need Class level:...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Chico State Ag Alumni Recruitment Scholarship
RECRUITMENT – This award to be used at the dean’s discretion to recruit outstanding first-time freshmen and/or transfer students to the College of...
RECRUITMENT – This award to be used at the dean’s discretion to recruit...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
Varies Chico State Ag Alumni Scholarship
Major in the College of Agriculture Minimum overall GPA 3.0 Demonstrate a strong dedication to agriculture via extra curricular activities,...
Major in the College of Agriculture Minimum overall GPA...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$300 Chico State Graphic Design Alumni Scholarship
Major: Communication Design; option Graphic Design Class level: Continuing jr or sr Continuing student Minimum overall gpa 3.25 This...
Major: Communication Design; option Graphic Design Class level:...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $300
Ended
varies Child Development Emeriti Faculty Scholarship
Major: Child Development Minimum overall GPA: 2.8 Class level: Continuing or transfer JR or SR Additional criteria may be decided upon by the...
Major: Child Development Minimum overall GPA: 2.8 Class level:...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
Varies Chris Prestopino Finance Scholarship
Business Administration, Finance option. Minimum overall gpa 3.2. Active participation in Finance Club Chris taught in the Finance Department...
Business Administration, Finance option. Minimum overall gpa...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$500 Christina Leen Foster Memorial Scholarship
Major: Nursing. Minimum overall gpa 2.9. financial need. Class level: JR or SR Must have graduated from a high school located in the counties...
Major: Nursing. Minimum overall gpa 2.9. financial need. Class...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
varies CIM First-Year & Performance Scholarship
Major: Concrete Industry Management. Minimum overall GPA 2.9 for continuing students. First-time freshmen, new transfers, and students new to...
Major: Concrete Industry Management. Minimum overall GPA 2.9 for...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
Varies Civil Engineering Scholarship
The intent of this scholarship is to award deserving students majoring in Civil Engineering. Used to supplement the amount of other Civil...
The intent of this scholarship is to award deserving students majoring...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Clark and Betty Porter Biology Scholarship
Any major in Department of Biological Science 3.00 GPA preferred, minimum is 2.50 Class level: junior, senior or graduate Preference for...
Any major in Department of Biological Science 3.00 GPA preferred,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1000 minimum Clark and Betty Porter Elementary Teaching Scholarship
3.00 or above GPA preferred, 2.50 minimum. Student must be accepted into the Credential Program. Preference for students pursuing...
3.00 or above GPA preferred, 2.50 minimum. Student must be accepted...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1000 minimum
Ended