Chico State Alumni Association

Scholarships

Gifts to the Chico State Alumni Association support campus initiatives and student scholarships. We are proud to offer the following scholarships to students based upon academic achievement, financial need, and service to the community: 

Alumni Association Scholarship

The Alumni Association offers four $1,000 scholarships based on the following criteria:

  • Recipient must be the dependent of a Chico State alum
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Must complete the CSU, Chico Scholarship Application Form

The online scholarship application is available January 2 - February 15 on the Financial Aid & Scholarship Web site.

The Chico Chapter Scholarship

The Chico Chapter scholarship was established to honor the contributions of the late Wayne Harder who was instrumental in the founding of the Chico Chapter of the CSU, Chico Alumni Association. The scholarship is intended for a dependent of a Chico State alum, affirming the Alumni Association's commitment to supporting current and future students of Chico State.

Applicants must complete the CSU, Chico Scholarship Application on the Financial Aid & Scholarship Web site. The online application is available January 2 to February 15.

Graham Whitney Scholarship

The two Graham Whitney Scholarships, endowed by the Whitney family in the name of Chico State alum Graham Whitney (class of 1957), are awarded to incoming or returning Chico State students who have graduated from the Chico Unified School District. Whitney, a former Alumni Association president, founded the Chico Chapter Scholarship Development program. The scholarship was initiated in June 1999, and is funded by the proceeds from sales of water during the undergraduate commencement ceremonies.

Apply on the Financial Aid & Scholarship Web site.