MULTICULTURAL AND GENDER STUDIES

Scholarships

Thanks to the generosity of friends and alumni, the Department of  Multicultural and Gender Studies has many scholarships to offer to our students:

  • Henry and Doris Peterson Memorial Scholarship
    • Recipient must be a student in one of the BSS Depts or programs. Preference given to first generation students and students who volunteer or work in the community on behalf of those less fortunate.
  • Jen O’Hare Memorial Scholarship
    • The Women's Studies Program and Jen's mother Linda Pfost established this scholarship to honor Jen, a Women's Studies student who died tragically in an automobile accident in fall 1999. Jen was passionate about growing as a person and lived her education with this as her primary goal. 
  • Natividad G. Lucero Scholarship
    • This scholarship was established in 1990 in memory of the donor's grandmother. Dr. Nancy Barceló wishes to honor her grandmother by providing scholarship support to students who are pursuing Chicano Studies and who demonstrate an intention to use their education to support and make a different in Latino communities.  
  • Multicultural and Gender Studies Scholar-Activist Scholarship 
    • President Paul Zingg created this scholarship to support students that demonstrate academic excellence and commitment within the Multicultural and Gender Studies program. This scholarship is intended to promote students who would exhibit social responsibility and seek to contribute to an increasingly diverse world. 
  • Bob Sherrard scholarship with preference for MCGS minor

    • Major in political science, social science, social work, or economics, but preference given to students who minor in Multicultural and Gender Studies. 

      * Minimum overall gpa 2.5
      * Must  have completed a minimum of 12 units at CSUC and be a senior when the funds are disbursed 
      * Selection made on academic achievement, campus and community leadership and potential for contributing to the improvement of economically disadvantaged members of society through political and social change. 

CSU, Chico scholarships require completion of the online scholarship application, which can be obtained through the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office.

While all scholarships require this application, some program scholarships have additional application requirements. You may view these requirements at CSU, Chico Scholarships website. The CSU, Chico Scholarship application period for the 2019-2018 academic year is January 2, 2019 to February 15, 2019.