Engineering is not merely knowing and being knowledgeable, like a walking encyclopedia; engineering is not merely analysis; engineering is not merely the possession of the capacity to get elegant solutions to non-existent engineering problems; engineering is practicing the art of the organized forcing of technological change ... Engineers operate at the interface between science and society ...
– Gordon S. Brown (1907 - 1996)
There may opportunities for College of ECC students to secure offset the cost of their education. Scholarships are funded by independent organizations, corporations, and individuals, and many students are eligible for federally-funded financial assistance programs.
Chico State Scholarships are administered through the CSU, Chico Financial Aid and Scholarship Office. The University Online Scholarship Applications are typically accepted from October 1st through December 15th of each year. For detailed information on all financial aid and CSU, Chico scholarships, please visit the Financial Aid Office.
There are also various scholarships available for students with a declared major in one of the programs offered by the College of ECC. Minimum requirements may include enrollment each semester as a full time student, carry a minimum of two courses offered through the College of ECC, and/or maintenance of a 3.0 GPA in university course work. Please contact the department/program offices for additional information on major-specific scholarship opportunities.