MESA Engineering Program (MEP) Scholarship Application Information
A. General - Several scholarships will be awarded each year by the MEP program to qualified and deserving students. The amounts will be in the range of $500 - $2,500 per year, depending on funding.
B. Eligibility - To be eligible, applicants must meet the following qualifications:
1. Be a member of the MESA Engineering Program at Chico State, a high school student, or junior college transfer that is educationally disadvantaged, as defined by the following:
Disadvantaged - Proof of acceptance as an (EOP) Educational Opportunity Program student at our campus, or a member of the MESA Schools Program in high school, MESA Community College Program or a combination of other factors determined by the MEP program.
2. Be enrolled in a College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Construction Management (ECC) major which will lead to a first Bachelor of Science degree at CSU, Chico. Incoming first time freshmen and Community College transfer students must be declared majors in the College of ECC.
Deadline to apply is April 24, 2015. (Postmarked correspondence for this date will be accepted).
For current MEP students, you must provide:
1.) A letter of recommendation from an instructor. (Note: Do not request a letter from anybody in MEP.)
2.) Have an overall grade point average of 2.7 or better on a 4.0 scale.
3.) Two written paragraphs on your involvement in MEP.
For High School and Transfer students you must provide:
1.) A letter of recommendation from an instructor or counselor.
2.) Have an overall grade point average of 3.0 or better for high school students and 2.8 or better for transfer students.
3.) You must submit your official transcripts.
4.) Provide a one page essay on why you want to be an engineer or scientist.