Biological Sciences Seminars Available for Viewing

The Biological Sciences Seminars are now available for viewing. The presentations have been transcribed and the transcriptions with PowerPoints are available online.

Donor Impact Report now available.

Scholarships and Awards

In order to be eligible for scholarships within the College of Natural Sciences students must complete the CSU, Chico online scholarship application October 1 - December 15.

Department of Biological Sciences Scholarships and Awards

Complete the online application:

Clark Porter Biological Sciences Scholarship

Clark Porter is a 1948 CSU Chico biology graduate and retired senior scientist from Monsanto. Criteria: Major in biological sciences; open to junior, senior graduate students, preferably member of Omicron.

Garrett Gibson Memorial Botany Scholarship

Garrett Gibson received his master’s degree in botany from CSU Chico and was a researcher at the Vina Plains vernal pools working with the Big Chico Creek Watershed Alliance. Criteria: Minimum 3.0 GPA, graduate student with major in botany or a botanical thesis topic. May be eligible twice.

Megan Lee Hudzik Scholarship

 Established in memory of a biological sciences graduate student by her family. Criteria:  Major in biological sciences.

P & T Progressive Scholarship Established by an anonymous donor to be split between Biology and Kinesiology.
Phillip A. Cothern Memorial Scholarship

Phillip A. Cothern was a 1979 CSU, Chico graduate who was a Biological Sciences major. His interests were in wildlife biology. In October 1995, he was killed in an automobile accident. Criteria: Major in biological sciences with emphasis in organismal biology.

Sterling E. Rood Memorial Scholarship

Sterling E. Rood was a local veterinarian. Criteria: First preference for a returning teacher who is a Biological Sciences major. Preference given to teachers returning to college as biology majors with the intent of a career change or to further their education with a degree in biology. Junior or senior biological sciences majors with financial need and potential will also be considered.

Scholarship supplemental documents: