College of Behavioral & Social Sciences


Applying for a scholarship is easy!  The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences offers over 75 scholarships providing financial support to students majoring in one of our fine 11 academic programs. Available scholarships range in value from modest financial assistance to full financial support, some are based on financial need and others are based on academic merit.

Academic and Performance Scholarships

If you are a high achieving student and plan to attend CSU, Chico fall 2018, we invite you to apply for an Academic and Performance scholarship. This scholarship is for incoming freshman or transfer students who are attending California State University, Chico for the first time. To qualify, you must have an incoming GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale), enroll in a minimum of 12 units in fall and spring semesters, and major in one of the academic programs offered in the college; see the application form for a listing of majors offered in the college. To complete your online application, revisit this website in the fall.

University Scholarships

Visit the university scholarship page to apply through a simple one-application process. Online applications will open in December 2017. If you have questions regarding the college scholarship process, please call the college office at 530-898-4926 or email us at