Chico STEM Connections Collaborative

CSC² Scholarships

CSC² Engineering Program Scholarship Application Information

Several scholarships will be awarded each year by the CSC² program to qualified and deserving students for all majors within the College of Engineering (see eligibility below). The amounts will be in the range of $500–$2,500 per year, depending on funding.

Deadline to apply for this year has passed. New scholarship applications are posted in early spring each academic year.

Applications will be available February 1, 2018 and are due April 27, 2018 (must be postmarked by April 27, 2018). 

Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  • Be enrolled in the CSC² Engineering Program at Chico State, a high school student, or community college transfer that is educationally disadvantaged, as defined by: 
    • Proof of acceptance as an (EOP) Educational Opportunity Program student at our campus or other program assistance programs
    • OR a member of the MESA Schools Program in high school
    • OR a member MESA Community College Program
    • OR a combination of other factors determined by the CSC² program, AND
  • Be enrolled in a College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Construction Management (ECC) major which will lead to a 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.

For current CSC² students, you must provide:

  1. A letter of recommendation from an instructor (Note: Do not request a letter from anyone in CSC²)
  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 CSC²

For high school and transfer students you must:

  1. Submit 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. Submit your official transcripts
  4. Provide a one page essay on why you want to be an engineer or scientist