Office Hours

Monday -  Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm

Phone: 530-898-6880

Fees and Financial Aid

Current Fees & Tuition

General Financial Aid Information


California State University, Chico provides merit and scholarship awards to deserving students for graduate studies and many go unfilled. Each year the number and size of these awards vary according to annual endowment earnings, contributions to scholarship funds, and applicant qualifications.

Students must complete a single online application to be considered for all university scholarships. In addition, some program scholarships have additional application requirements. The CSU, Chico online scholarship application is due in fall of each year for the next academic year. Complete information is available at The deadline for applications is typically mid-December.

CSU and CSU, Chico Opportunities

The Ellen Deering Endowment (supports research projects related to the history of Northeastern California and CSU, Chico)

CSU Programs to Support Doctoral-level study

CSU, Chico Wildcat Scholarship Application

Planning your “to-do list” for winter break? Add CSU, Chico Scholarship Application to your list!

CSU, Chico provides scholarships based on a variety of criteria including academic merit, financial need, participation in clubs and activities, volunteer and community involvement, major and career goals, etc. More information is available at

  • One  simple application auto-matches you to any of our 500+ scholarship opportunities
  • Requires one application and one letter of recommendation, deadline February 15th, 2017
  • 17/18 FAFSA or CA DREAM Application strongly recommended to be submitted by March 2nd, 2017. Available to apply now:,

Don’t miss out on these opportunities, prepare now for the 17/18 CSU Chico Scholarship. To view application statement questions and tips on how to request letter of recommendations, go to our Financial Aid and Scholarship website,

Questions, contact Financial Aid and Scholarship Office at 530-898-6451 or email

Grant Opportunities

Graduate students are encouraged to apply for research, travel, and study grants to support graduate level research. Each month, the Graduate School sends monthly graduate student announcements to all enrolled students. These announcements include a section on grant opportunities. Students are also encouraged to take advantage of CSU, Chico's online grant resource center.

Websites to Aid Your Search for Graduate School Funding