College of Business


All Chico State students are encouraged to complete a Wildcat Scholarship application which will apply you for all major-based, re-entry, and university-wide scholarships.

Other Scholarship pages within this site:

List of Business Scholarships

For business and entrepreneurship-focused students.

Bobby Dean Memorial Scholarship
Bobby chose Chico State as his college of choice and joined a fraternity, Beta Theta Pi. His father, Bob Dean, is an alumnus of the College of Business.

Charles and Mary Nelsen Scholarship
The award is named after the donor's two most influential people in his life, his parents. Charles and Mary Nelsen's dedication to both their craft (education) and preparing their children for success in life via relentless focus on education and responsibility has enabled the donor to overcome significant issues with learning and helped put him on the path to a successful career.

College of Business General Scholarship
This scholarship was established to provide recognition to dedicated students who have declared a major in the College of Business and have a demonstrated financial need for support.

Edward C. Gerhardt Freshman Scholarship
This scholarship was established at CSU, Chico to support incoming first year students with the intent of becoming a major within the College of Business.

Edward C. Gerhardt Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship was set up in memory of Edward C. Gerhardt by his parents, Edward A. and Betty Gerhardt.

Gary Pleasant Memorial Scholarship
Gary Pleasant, BS 1966, was the first person in his family to attend and graduate from college. Gary would want to financially help and encourage a CSU, Chico business student. Gary paid for his own education by working and taking out student loans, and he would appreciate being able to help a needy student.

Judy Sitton SAGE Scholarship
SAGE is an international network dedicated to creating the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders whose innovation and social enterprises address our world's unmet needs. Chico State students are matched with teenage SAGE teams in the North State, and throughout California, to provide business consulting and mentoring to their younger proteges.

Lois Winifred Stansell Scholarship
The intent of this scholarship was established to award deserving undergraduate students majoring in the College of Business.

Lulu's Entrepreneurship Scholarship
It was through scholarships that the mother-daughter team were able to attend and graduate from college. This scholarship is their way of thanking the business and academic community.

Paul and Evelyn Richmond Memorial Scholarship (UniversityWide)
General scholarship. Suggestion: award to a student working to support themselves, an entrepreneurial minded student, someone who works in fast food or a restaurant or with a goal to start a restaurant.

R. Scott Chalmers Scholarship
Mr. Chalmers is an alumnus who believes his experiences with our faculty and curriculum, coupled with his regular, related, and consequential employment while a student, were significant.

Samuel L. and Laura J. Fogelman AMIS Scholarship
Sam and Laura are appreciative of the scholarship assistance and internships they received and want to help undergraduate and graduate students get similar value from their educations by providing assistance to academically successful students who are working and actively involved in their community.

Susan O. Morrow Business Scholarship
The Susan O. Morrow Business Scholarship was established to finance students who show ambition and scholastic ability in the furtherance of their education, at any time during their schooling, especially to students with high financial need in the College of Business.

Tom Tognoli Scholarship
Preference for students who express interest in entrepreneurship, desire to help make their community and world a better place and demonstrate leadership and presentation skills. Tom Tognoli is the Founder, President and CEO of the Intero Real Estate Services,In., a leading U.S. real estate brokerage headquartered in California's Silicon Valley. Tom is backed by over 25 years of real estate experience, from being a top producing agent to being one of the founding partners and leaders of Intero. He is an advocate of personal and professional growth and development and he inspired everyone at Intero by example.