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 for 2019-2020 academic year will open Jan 2, 2019!

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 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
$1,500 Chico State Athletics Hall of Fame Scholarship
The Chico State Athletic Hall of Fame, formally established in 1986, recognizes individuals who competed with unusual distinction in one or more...
The Chico State Athletic Hall of Fame, formally established in 1986,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
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 Selection based on gpa, enthusiasm for...
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
Varies Clark and Betty Porter Scholarship for Men's & Women's Basketball
This scholarship was established to provide support to Men’s and Women’s Basketball. 3.00 GPA preferred, minimum is 2.50. Preference to support...
This scholarship was established to provide support to Men’s and Women’s...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$2,600.00 Clif Sellers Memorial Scholarship
Major: Geography and Planning and have goals to complete Certificate in Land and Use and Environmental Planning. Minimum overall GPA...
Major: Geography and Planning and have goals to complete Certificate...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,600.00
Ended
$1000 min CME 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 min
Ended
Varies Coakley-Hanton Scholarship Endowment
Major: Nursing Financial need Class level: JR, SR Enrollment status: Continuing Must be accepted into the Nursing Program Professor Emerita...
Major: Nursing Financial need Class level: JR, SR Enrollment...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$600 Colleen & Jon Wrysinski Scholarship
Majors in College of Engineering, Computer Science & Construction Management Minimum overall gpa 2.75 Financial need Undergraduate Both...
Majors in College of Engineering, Computer Science & Construction...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $600
Ended
Varies College of 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 College of Agriculture Scholarships
RECRUITMENT – This award is intended for entering freshmen or transfer students in the College of Agriculture. Major in the College of...
RECRUITMENT – This award is intended for entering freshmen or transfer...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
varies College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Any Continuing BSS majors GPA: 2.5-3.0 1. Demonstrate Financial Need; preference given to the highest need 2. Demonstrate involvement in...
Any Continuing BSS majors GPA: 2.5-3.0 1. Demonstrate Financial Need;...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
Varies College of Business General Scholarship
Major in the College of Business Minimum gpa: 2.5 Financial Need All class levels: FR, SO, JR, SR, Grad This scholarship was established to...
Major in the College of Business Minimum gpa: 2.5 Financial...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Colonel Jack H. Taylor U.S.A.F. (Retired) Jazz Studies Scholarship
Major: Music Any medium of performance (Keyboard, Voice, Musical Instrument, or Composition) Participant in the CSU, Chico Jazz Ensemble...
Major: Music Any medium of performance (Keyboard, Voice, Musical...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Colonel Steve Dorfman Memorial Scholarship
College of Agriculture major Class level sophomore, junior or senior Applicant will be asked to demonstrate the following: Public service...
College of Agriculture major Class level sophomore, junior or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Communication Studies Alumni Scholarship
Major: Communication Studies Continuing student must have completed a minimum of 12 units of CMST units at the time of selection. Minimum...
Major: Communication Studies Continuing student must have completed...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Cora Nixon and Charlie L. Nutson Scholarship
Any major Undergraduate Graduate of Mt. Shasta High School attending CSU, Chico. Based on scholastic, athletic, extra-curricular, and...
Any major Undergraduate Graduate of Mt. Shasta High School...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$2,500.00 Crankstart Transfer Scholarship
Any Major Undergraduate Transfer from a California community college within the last four years Financial Need Maintain satisfactory academic...
Any Major Undergraduate Transfer from a California community college...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500.00
Ended
$200 min CSU Chico Young Farmers Scholarship
Major in the College of Agriculture. Selection based on : scholarship; leadership; FFA membership. If sufficient funding award 1 continuing...
Major in the College of Agriculture. Selection based on :...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $200 min
Ended
$1,000 CSU, Chico Alumni Association Scholarship
Student recipients to be the dependent of a Chico State alumn. Preference can be given to dependents of lifetime members or past members of...
Student recipients to be the dependent of a Chico State...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
Varies Dale D. Stevenson Memorial Scholarship
Major in Department of Computer Science Minimum overall gpa 3.5, Financial need Class level: senior or graduate student. This scholarship was...
Major in Department of Computer Science Minimum overall gpa...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000 Dale Newton Memorial Scholarship
Major in Department of Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering and Manufacturing, Minimum overall gpa 3.0 Financial need Must possess...
Major in Department of Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
varies Dale Stewart Koepp Scholarship
*Any major. This scholarship was established to support students in honor of Dale Stewart Koepp, the daughter of John and Nancy...
*Any major. This scholarship was established to support students in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
$1000 minimum Dan and Linda Beadle Agricultural Education Scholarship
Major: Agricultural Science and Education; Single Subject Agriculture Credential. Class level: SO, JR, SR, Credential. Minimum overall GPA...
Major: Agricultural Science and Education; Single Subject Agriculture...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1000 minimum
Ended
Varies Daniel Hiestand Music Education Scholarship
Selected by Music audition (instrumental) Must be a member of the Chico state band and the Music Educators National Conference (self identifed...
Selected by Music audition (instrumental) Must be a member of the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Darryl A. & Karen R. Seale Business Scholarship
All majors in the College of Business Min GPA 2.0 Undergraduate: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior Financial Need Renewable with Wildcat...
All majors in the College of Business Min GPA 2.0 Undergraduate:...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1000 minimum Dave and Frances Ramme Scholarship - Education
Education – leading to a teaching credential 3.0 min overall gpa, financial need Undergraduate, post-bacclaureate, and...
Education – leading to a teaching credential 3.0 min overall...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1000 minimum
Ended
$1000 min Dave and Frances Ramme Scholarship - Engineering
Engineering major Minimum overall gpa 3.0 financial need. Preference will be given to graduates of Butte Community College. Rotates amoung...
Engineering major Minimum overall gpa 3.0 financial...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1000 min
Ended
$1000 minimum Dave and Frances Ramme Scholarship - Nursing
Major in the School of Nursing, 3.0 minimum overall gpa, financial need. Preference will be given to graduates of Butte Community...
Major in the School of Nursing, 3.0 minimum overall gpa, financial...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1000 minimum
Ended
$1000 min Dave and Frances Ramme Scholarship - Sciences
Major in any of the sciences (Departments of Biology, Chemistry, Geological and Environmental, Physics, or Science Education) 3.0 min overall...
Major in any of the sciences (Departments of Biology, Chemistry,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1000 min
Ended
$2,000 Dave Hardy Soccer Scholarship
Intent of this scholarship is to honor Dave Hardy, a four-year starter with the Wildcat soccer team. A consummate leader – Dave was captain of the...
Intent of this scholarship is to honor Dave Hardy, a four-year starter...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000
Ended
Varies David and Karen Egly Memorial Scholarship
Major: any engineering or computer sciences Minimum overall GPA 3.0 High financial need Undergraduates Rotates between engineering departments...
Major: any engineering or computer sciences Minimum overall GPA...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies David Lagerlef Civil Engineering Scholarship
Major: Civil Engineering Financial need Continuing student This scholarship was established to help support continuing Civil Engineering...
Major: Civil Engineering Financial need Continuing student This...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$0.00 David Prime Soccer Scholarship
Recipient to be a student athlete participating in the varsity Men’s Soccer Program. The head men’s soccer coach, in consultation with the Chico...
Recipient to be a student athlete participating in the varsity Men’s...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
Varies David W. Lantis Geography Scholarship
Geography majors Financial need Minimum overall gpa 3.0. Senior during year of distribution or graduate student when program reinstated. **Per...
Geography majors Financial need Minimum overall gpa 3.0. Senior...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
Varies Dean's Fund for Excellence in Engineering
This scholarship was established for the recruitment and retention of excellent students enrolled in the College of Engineering, Computer Science...
This scholarship was established for the recruitment and retention of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000.00 Dennis K. and Janice K. Young Business Scholarship
Business Major Min. GPA 3.0 UGRD: Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, Senior First Time, Continuing and or Transfer Financial Need Preference...
Business Major Min. GPA 3.0 UGRD: Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$500.00 Dennis Letcher & Victoria Simone-Letcher Symphonic Band Scholarship
Must be participating in any one of the the Chico State Bands—Wind Ensemble, Concert Band, Symphony Orchestra or Jazz Express—in the year the...
Must be participating in any one of the the Chico State Bands—Wind...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$500.00 Dennis P. Murphy Endowed Scholarship for Civil Engineering
Major: Civil Engineering Must show evidence of leadership. Mr. Murphy is a civil engineering graduate, class of 1994. Since graduation he has...
Major: Civil Engineering Must show evidence of leadership. Mr....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended