Note: It is a university requirement that in order to be eligible for scholarships students must complete the CSU, Chico Wildcat Scholarship application.

John Boyle Outstanding Japanese Language Student

This award was established by John Boyle to recognize and award student excellence in the study of the Japanese language. John Boyle, an author and scholar in the area of pre- and post-war Japan, taught courses in east Asian history at Chico State from 1968 until his retirement in 1997. He and his wife Barbara Shipley Boyle lived for many years in Tokyo, and now reside in Chico.