"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."
Margaret Mead


The Office of Civic Engagement resides within Undergraduate Education

Scholarship Opportunities


Dumke Fellowship 

The purpose of this fellowship is to encourage student scholars to engage in graduate work in fields such as public policy, American history, economics, archival management, and government. The selected scholar is expected to pursue reserach projects within special CSU library/archival collections. 

One $1300 fellowship is being offered for the 2014-2015 academic year. Applications are available through the CSU, Chico Financial Aid & Scholarship Office. Application materials due by April 18, 2014.

Contact Terryl Murphy or Katie Salcido for more information.  


Lynton Award for the Scholarship of Engagement for Early Career Faculty 

This annual award recognizes a faculty member who is pre-tenure at tenure-granting campuses who connects her or his teaching, research, and service to community engagement. 

Deadline: Friday, May 16, 2014 at 5:00 EDT