Department of Art & Art History

Interior Architecture Emphasis

Department of Art and Art History Scholarship

Application Process

  1. Submit the CSU, Chico Scholarship Application(opens in new window) to the Financial Aid & Scholarship Office. The scholarship application is now open! The window will close February 15th, 2023.
  2. Submit your Art Department Scholarship to the Art Department via physical usb storage device to the Art Office (Ayres 107) on or before March 10th, 2023 by 5:00pm. Your application should have the following items: 
    1. A two-page essay (typed) describing your career goals and objectives.
    2. A portfolio of images submitted as a CD of .jpg files.
      The portfolio must consist of a minimum of ten (10) .jpgs of work executed within the last two years. Eight (8) of the ten .jpgs must be full views of eight different pieces. Two (2) of the ten .jpgs may show a detail view of two of the works depicted in full frame. After meeting this basic requirement, you may elect to include five (5) additional .jpgs of other work to the portfolio. Thus, the maximum number of .jpgs permitted in your submission is fifteen (15).
      The .jpgs are to demonstrate a discernible pattern of creative and conceptual growth in your studio work. Professionalism should be stressed in both the content of the work and the quality of the .jpgs. All .jpgs must conform to the CD labeling requirements contained in this prospectus.
      NOTE: If applying for the printmaking or watermedia scholarships, a majority of works represented by the portfolio must be executed in these media.
      A list of images (.jpgs) submitted. The list must be numerically ordered and conform in format to the example at the bottom of the page.
    3. The Art Department Scholarship Application Form (PDF) (PDF). If more space is requires, attach additional pages conforming of the application format.
    4. Transcript(s)
      1. Currently enrolled students submit an unofficial California State University, Chico transcript.
      2. Entering transfer students submit official transcripts from all colleges attended.

Submission Checklist

  • California State University, Chico Scholarship Application to Financial Aid/Scholarship Office by February 15th, 2023.
  • Required documentation turned in to the Department of Art by March 10th, 2023 at 5pm:
    1. Typed Essay
    2. Portfolio with 10 images
    3. Art Department Scholarship Application Form
    4. Transcript(s)

NOTE: For the ASID Student Chapter Scholarship the applicant must be an active member of ASID, and have at least an overall GPA of 2.5 with a 3.0 in ART. For the Florence Ritchie Scholarship applicants must have an overall GPA of 3.0. Both scholarships require the applicant to have Junior or Senior class standing.