Scholarships and Awards

In order to be eligible for scholarships within the College of Natural Sciences students must complete the CSU, Chico online scholarship application October 1 - December 15.

College of Natural Sciences
Department of Biological Sciences
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Department of Geological & Environmental Sciences
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Department of Nutrition & Food Sciences
Department of Physics
School of Nursing
Science Education for Future & Current Teachers

College of Natural Sciences Scholarships and Awards

CSU, Chico Alumni Association Scholarship for Natural Sciences
CSU, Chico Minority Engineering and Science PG&E Scholarship
Dave and Frances Ramme Scholarship -- Rotates between four other areas (Natural Sciences will receive award in 2008-09)
Floyd L. English Natural Sciences Scholarship -- All majors in the College of Natural Sciences are encouraged to apply
Frank Pennington Memorial Scholarship
Jack Rawlins $6,000 Environmental Fellowship
Jack Rawlins Professorship in Environmental Literacy
Natural Sciences Academic and Performance Recruitment Scholarship
Natural Sciences Scholarship
O. and Libbie Stansbury Scholarship
Ralph L. and Ruth K. Choisser Memorial Scholarship
Reuben Bond Memorial Scholarship -- Alternates between Natural Sciences and Engineering

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Department of Biological Sciences Scholarships and Awards

Clark Porter Biological Sciences Scholarship
Garrett Gibson Memorial Botany Scholarship
George E. Corson Honor Scholarship
Jim Jokerst Field Botany Award
Megan Lee Hudzik Scholarship
Outstanding Student in Microbiology
P & T Progressive Scholarship

Phillip A. Cothern Memorial Scholarship
Robert E. Thomas Merit Award

Vesta Holt Field Studies Merit Project Award

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Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry Scholarships and Awards

Chemistry Legacy Scholarship
Grover C. Willis Annual Chemistry Scholarship

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Department of Geological & Environmental Sciences Scholarships and Awards

Association of Geoscience and Environmental Students (AGES) Scholarship
Enviro-Tech Geosciences Scholarship
Fred R. Neumann Scholarship
Geological and Environmental Sciences Advisory Board Scholarship
Geological and Environmental Sciences Alumni Scholarship

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Department of Mathematics & Statistics Scholarships and Awards


Dixie Bell Memorial Scholarship
Dr. Alva W. and Aimee R. Stamper Scholarship
Emma Ruth Morford Mayers Memorial Award
Frank Burk Memorial Scholarship
Lawrence R. Dion Statistics Scholarship
Michael Dixon Memorial Scholarship
Morgan Mathematics Scholarship
Professor Lloyd Cook Mathematics Award
Professor Phillip Iloff Mathematics Award
Rich Campbell Math Scholarship Endowment
Tory Parsons Memorial Scholarship

For more information about these Mathematics and Statistics scholarships, click here.

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Department of Nutrition & Food Sciences Scholarships and Awards


Angela Nuzum Scholarship
Doris Woods Lynch Scholarship
Florence V. Ritchie Scholarship
Healthy Futures Nutrition Scholarship
Luella Hopton Madsen Scholarship
North Valley Dietetic Association Scholarship
Nutrition and Food Sciences Alumni and Friends Award

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Department of Physics Scholarships and Awards

Arloe Anania-Murray Physics Scholarship
Michael R. McGie Service Award
Paul G. Hewitt Scholarship for Future High School Physics Teachers

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School of Nursing Scholarships and Awards


Agnes Dix Memorial Scholarship
Augie Merrill Nursing Scholarship
Barbara (Mullane) Culver Memorial Scholarship
Butte-Glenn Medical Alliance Scholarship
Cardiac Care Nursing Scholarship
Chico Creek Nursing Scholarship
Christina Leen Foster Memorial Scholarship
Elsie Latshaw Memorial Scholarship
Ethel Robinson Memorial Scholarship
Fumiye (Imamura) Phelps Memorial Scholarship
Gail Peterson Memorial Scholarship
Gladys Kolbenson Ownby and James Ownby, Jr., MD Scholarship
Helena Mesner-Krum Scholarship
Josephine E. Keaveney Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Julia Grieco Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Kathie Barbano Memorial Award
Linda Montgomery (Brown) Memorial Scholarship
Lyla B. Hammock Nursing Scholarship
Margaret Morehead Scholarship
Mary A.Ward and Clara White Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Northern California Regional Council Nursing Scholarship
Orval and Leola Tatum Nursing Loan
Penny Chernow Memorial Scholarship
Robert C. Glick M.D. Scholarship
School of Nursing Scholarship
Sierra Dawn Leach Memorial Scholarship
Sierra Health Foundation Scholarship
Susan O. Morrow Scholarship
Thelma Portwood Johnson Tuition Assistance Award
Tieck Scholarship
Watling Family Nursing Scholarship
William B. and Beatrice H. Chizlett Nursing Scholarship
William E. Cody Memorial Nursing Scholarship

School of Nursing Short Term Loans

Michael E. Hanton Loan Fund

Science Education for Future and Current Teachers

AAPT Barbara Lotze Scholarship
Paul G. Hewitt Scholarship for Future High School Physics Teachers
Knowles Math and Science Teaching Fellowships
SPS Future Teacher Scholarship
Noyce Scholarships
CSU, Chico Teacher Recruitment Project Scholarship (pdf)
Assumption Program of Loans for Education (APLE)
The Federal Perkins Loan Teacher Cancellation

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