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.

Wildcat Scholarship Application is closed! The 2020-2021 Wildcat Scholarship Application will open January 2, 2020.

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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 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 Baseball Scholarship
Scholarship to support Men’s baseball student-athletes. Must meet NCAA eligibility requirements
Scholarship to support Men’s baseball student-athletes. Must meet NCAA...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Bechtel Foundation Scholarship
General scholarship UW-USC-GENERAL
General scholarship UW-USC-GENERAL
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $24,000 total, $6,000/year
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
$500 Betty Lou Raker Women's Basketball Scholarship
Recipient must be a returning Chico State women’s basketball player. The emphasis should be on selecting a recipient who is a team player and a...
Recipient must be a returning Chico State women’s basketball player. ...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
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 Niepoth Track & Field/Cross Country Scholarship
This scholarship is for male or female student-athletes who participate in cross-country or track and field at Chico State. Priority is for those...
This scholarship is for male or female student-athletes who participate...
  • 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
$2,000 Bix B Whitcomb Scholar/Athlete Scholarship
Must be a member of a varsity sports team Must be pursuing a major in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts Preference is given to applicants...
Must be a member of a varsity sports team Must be pursuing a major in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000
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 option * Undergraduate ...
  • 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
Varies 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: Varies
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
$500 Burton Feingold Memorial Scholarship
Athletics – Valleyball, basketball and baseball coaches will select recipients for each of the three sports. 1st preference will be given to...
Athletics – Valleyball, basketball and baseball coaches will select...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
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
$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 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
$1,000.00 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
$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
Must demonstrate commitment to the development of student leadership at the university level or serve other students in a peer advising role...
Must demonstrate commitment to the development of student leadership...
  • 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 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 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