students with facultyThe College of Communication and Education is grateful for the generous support of individuals, corporations, and foundations whose scholarship contributions help foster our tradition of excellent student performance, outstanding faculty, and award-winning programs.

Endowments, gifts that provide support in perpetuity, are the cornerstone of the College of Communication and Education’s success. Donors who establish an endowed fund leave a legacy of support so that those who follow can pursue their academic dreams.  To discuss establishing an endowed or annual fund please contact Sarah Fry, or call 530 898-4547.

If you are interested in applying for a scholarship, the process has never been easier.  Visit the University Scholarship page for more information on how to apply through a simple one-application process.

Academic and Performance Scholarships

If you are a high achieving student and plan on pursuing your education at CSU, Chico, we invite you to apply for an Academic and Performance scholarship.  This scholarship is intended 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) and plan on majoring in one of the academic programs offered in the college.  Departments in CME include Communication Design, Communication Arts & Sciences, Education, Journalism & Public Relations, Kinesiology, Liberal Studies, and Recreation, Hospitality & Parks Management.

The 2016 Academic and Performance Scholarship Application deadline was Sunday, February 28, 2016.

College of Communication and Education Endowed Scholarships

  • Arthur L. Acker Scholarship
  • Laeta Acker Scholarship
  • Joie Armstrong Memorial Scholarship
  • Earl W. Baker Memorial Scholarship
  • Philip M. Batlin Memorial Scholarship
  • George Benson Memorial Scholarship
  • Hilma Augusta Berg Teaching Scholarship
  • California Student Volunteer Fund
  • Matthew L. Cecchi Memorial Scholarship
  • William B. & Beatrice H. Chizlett Elementary Education Scholarship
  • Michael John Edridge Memorial Scholarship
  • Jim Ferguson Scholarship
  • Nancy and Jack Fox Future Teacher Scholarship
  • Zuola Foster Ganyon Memorial Scholarship
  • Matthew Granucci Memorial Scholarship
  • Berryman Family Graphic Design Scholarship
  • Dorothy Stover Hall and Jacqueline Hall Scholarship
  • Aymer J. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship
  • Tom R. Hennion Scholarship
  • Austin W. Herrick Endowed Scholarship
  • Victor M. Houston and Jo Rickman Houston Memorial Scholarship in Teacher Education
  • Mary and Rudy Jensen Endowed Scholarship
  • Amy Kee Outstanding Upward Bound Senior Award
  • Dr. Stephen W. King Scholarship
  • Ruby Ladewig Memorial Scholarship
  • Joe Lipson Scholarship
  • Cheryl Worden Maglischo Memorial Fund
  • Leslie Main Instructional Technology Scholarship
  • Bill McConnell/Richard Tolette Memorial Scholarship
  • Paul A. and Dorothy C. Morgan Teaching Scholarship
  • J. Russell and Mabel Morris Scholarship
  • Susan O. Morrow Teaching Scholarship
  • Betty Porter Elementary Teacher Scholarship
  • Dave and Frances Ramme Scholarship
  • William Read Memorial Scholarship
  • Pat and Rowland 'Reb' Rebele Scholarship
  • Recreation Emeriti Faculty Scholarship
  • J. Ned Richardson Memorial Scholarship
  • Lucian Richardson Scholarship
  • Muriel F. Richins Endowment
  • Scott Douglas Schindler Memorial Scholarship
  • Charles and Martha Self Memorial Scholarship
  • Jane W. Shurmer - Lola Osborn Story Scholarship
  • Helen Elizabeth Stansell Education Scholarship
  • Lola Lee Story Merit Award
  • Bonney Clough Strain Memorial Scholarship
  • Leona Dickey Van Antwerp Scholarship
  • Antranik and Berjoohy Vartabedian Scholarship
  • Bob Vivian Public Relations Scholarship
  • Beverly Wadsworth Memorial Scholarship
  • A. H. Weibel and A. W. Bramwell Memorial Scholarship

Annual Scholarships

  • Academic and Performance Awards
  • Gordon Brown Scholarship
  • California Retired Teachers Association Scholarship
  • Chico Creek Teaching Scholarship
  • College of Communication and Education Outstanding Student Leader Award
  • Communication Studies Alumni Scholarship
  • John E. Conner Scholarship in Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Cottrell Family Teaching Scholarship
  • Graduate Intern Research Award
  • Robert E. Hall Memorial Scholarship
  • William Randolph Hearst Foundation Scholarship
  • International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Scholarship
  • Marysville Appeal Democrat Journalism Scholarship
  • Dr. Charles L. Millis Elementary Education Scholarship
  • Carol Moore Elementary Teaching Scholarship
  • Moyna O'Rourke Public Relations Scholarship
  • Physical Education Alumni and Friends Scholarship
  • Carolynn Reynolds/Nancy Williams Scholarship
  • George Roseman Education Scholarship
  • School of Communication Outstanding Student Award
  • Society of Professional Journalists Scholarship
  • Tehama Group Communications Award
  • Dave Waddell/Glen Bleske Orion Award