Political Science and Criminal Justice

Scholarships and Awards

In addition to general financial aid, political science and criminal justice students are eligible for a number of merit-based and/or need-based scholarships and awards. Below is a list of departmental scholarships and awards. For information about applying for scholarships, contact the Chico State Financial Aid & Scholarship office(opens in new window). For more information about applying for awards, please contact the Political Science and Criminal Justice Department office.

  • Alice W. Patten and Lois Needham Memorial Scholarship
  • Bob Sherrard Scholarship
  • Carl and Katie Thomas Scholarship
  • Charles M. Price Sacramento Internship Award
  • Edward J. Bronson Community Information Legal Clinic Fellows Award
  • Edward J. Bronson Excellence in Legal Studies Award
  • Honorable Mike Thompson Political Science Scholarship
  • John G. Sanzone Memorial Scholarship
  • Lew D. Oliver Scholarship
  • Matilda K. and Maurice E.S. Brunelle Scholarship
  • Michele J. Shover Academic Excellence in Political Science Award
  • Nicholas G. Fosco Memorial Scholarship
  • Paul DiGirolamo Memorial Scholarship
  • Paul Persons "Fighting the Good Fight" Award
  • Public Law Community Service Award
  • Ralph and Ruth Choisser Law Scholarship
  • Robert S. Ross Memorial Award
  • Royce D. Delmatier Scholarship
  • Sarah Libby Mahood Merit Scholarship
  • Willis Clay Geer Memorial Scholarship
Pols scholarship reception