CSU, Chico News

Scholarships Offered to Science Fair Participants

Date: 03-16-2007

Joe Wills
Public Affairs
530-898-4143

California State University, Chico has established several scholarships to be awarded to high school projects of the highest quality entered into the Chico Science Fair.

All of these scholarships require full-time attendance at CSU, Chico, and some of them have additional requirements with respect to the major selected by the student.

This year, CSU, Chico is awarding a total of $3,500 in scholarships as follows:

* $1000 "President’s Award" -there is no major requirement for this scholarship.

* $1000 "Engineering Award" -the student must select a major in the College of Engineering, Computer Science and Construction Management.

* $1000 "Natural Sciences Award" -the student must select a major in the College of Natural Sciences.

* $500 "General Award" -there is no major requirement for this scholarship.

Applications to enter a project in the fair must be picked up from a school office or teacher. They are due back in the school office by March 23, 2007.

The Chico Science Fair will be held April 16-20 at the University Farm Pavilion, off Hegan Lane. For more information about the fair and scholarships, go to ChicoScienceFair.org.

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