Chico High Scholarship Information


The Chico Community Scholarship Association (CCSA)

Assists hundreds of deserving graduating seniors within the Chico area who intend to pursue post-secondary education at an accredited institution. Applications will be available January 7th and are due February 4th. Find more information at or visit the counseling office.  All seniors should consider applying and applications require two letters of recommendation from community members (not school staff members). Application Here 

Shasta Regional Community Foundation Scholarships

 visit for lists of scholarships available and applications.  Deadlines may vary.
Youth on Course – Golf Scholarship - Scholarships are both need and merit based.  You must be accepted for enrollment at a 4-year university, be a member of youth on course and have a minimum 3.0 gpa. Apply at  Deadline is February 18th, 2019.

North Valley Health Education Foundation

Provides scholarships to local high school seniors who are Enloe Hospital Junior Volunteers with at least 50 hours of service and plan to enter the health care field.  Applications available at  Deadline is February 28th, 2019.


Tzu Chi Scholars

Is a $1,000 need based scholarship award to a student with a minimum 3.0 goa who has documented community involvement.  An application, parent tax documents, 2 letters of recommendation and a personal essay are required.  Information and application at Deadline is March 1st, 2019.

American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Offers awards to students pursuing career studies in any related Family and Consumer Science field (Consumer Science, Early Child Development, Food Science, Dietetics and Nutrition, Family and Consumer Science Education, Food Service and Hospitality, Fashion Design, Interior Design and Furnishings).  Deadlines range from March 1st to April 1st.


 California-Hawaii Elks Vocational Grants -  Chico Elks Ladies Lodge #423 

The vocational grant program is open to anyone residing in California or Hawaii who is a citizen of the United States of America and planning to pursue an eligible vocational/technical course resulting in a certificate or two year degree and leading to employment opportunities.  Awards will be between $500 and $2,000 for an academic year.  For additional information, please visit the CHEA website at

Wildcat Scholarships, CSU Chico 

Scholarship application opens January 2- February 15th.

Application Link is:

eQuality Scholarship Collaborative 

Awards scholarships to honor and encourage California students for their service to lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender community.  Visit for further details and to complete an online application.  Applications must be completed no later than January 31, 2019.

Golden 1 Credit Union

Golden 1 Credit Union offers scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to Golden 1 members or dependents of members with a 3.0 or higher gpa,, community service and extracurricular activities. Application online at is January 31st.

California State PTA Graduating High School Senior Scholarship

PTA graduating high school senior scholarship will offer scholarships up to $500 to acknowledge the achievements of high school seniors for volunteer service in the school and community.  There is no gpa or financial need requirement. Applications online at (search:  Scholarship).   Deadline is February 1.

California Teachers Association Scholarships 

visit for details regarding scholarships available for dependent children of CTA members, Student CTA members and CTA members.  The online application deadline is February 1, 2019.   

The Christermon Foundation

Awards scholarships to students whose parent or grandparent is employed with a company holding a valid liquor, beer or wine license; retailer, airlines, restaurants, hotels, suppliers, distributors, breweries, wineries, etc. are but a few that qualify!  Application and details available at  Deadline is February 15th, 2019.

This year Chico Unified Teachers Association (CUTA) will again present scholarships to graduating high school seniors in two categories:

Dependents of CUTA Members.

Any graduating high school senior whose parent(s) is currently an active member of CUTA is eligible to apply for a Dependent Scholarship.  It is not necessary that the recipient be graduating from a CUSD high school.  The money for these scholarships is annually budgeted from our CUTA funds.  Two $1,250 scholarships are available and the recipients are selected by our CUTA Scholarship Committee. Completed applications for CUTA dependent scholarships must be returned to the CUTA office by 5:00 p.m. on March 15, 2019.  Applications not submitted to the CUTA office by that time and date cannot be considered for receipt of a scholarship.

CUSD Graduating Seniors.

These “at large” scholarships are available to any graduating senior in CUSD, including dependents of CUTA members.  Chico High and Pleasant Valley High each receive three scholarships.  Fairview receives one of these scholarships. These are each $1,000. Completed applications for the CUSD Graduating Seniors “at large” Scholarships can be returned to the school’s respective counseling office by March 15, 2019 by 5:00 p.m.

Applications are available at the CUTA office 819 East Fifth Avenue, at under the Awards & Scholarships link, or by calling the office (343-0226) to ask that one be sent to you through the school mail.

If you have questions or would like further information, please call the CUTA office (343-0226).                                   

Cien Amigos Institute for Mexicans Abroad Schoalrship

Cien Amigos Institute for Mexicans Abroad Schoalrship is a way to promote higher education for Latino students. Applications will be available beginning on January 15, 2019 and will be due on March 15, 2019. Interested students may apply through the Mexican Consulate’s Website:

Hearthstone Housing Foundation Scholarship

Scholarship awards range from $500 to $5000 for high school students demonstrating financial need and maintaining a 3.0 GPA.  Visit www.hearthstonehousing.og/scholarship for more information and the online application.  The application deadline is March 31, 2019.


We also award a scholarship to any CUTA member who is continuing his/her education. Applications for this scholarship can be found at under the CUTA Related Forms link, or they can be picked up at the CUTA office. This scholarship is $750. The applications are due by 5:00 p.m. March 15, 2019 to the CUTA office.

CUTA Member Dependent Teaching Credential Candidate Scholarship

Finally, we also award a scholarship of $1,000 to any CUTA member dependent who is entering or is enrolled in a teaching credential program. The applications are due by 5:00 p.m. March 15, 2019 to the CUTA office. 

Engineering Studies Scholarship 

Fast Water Heater Company is offering a student scholarship program to those planning on studying engineering, mechanical systems or energy efficiency related fields of interest in building sciences.  The value of the scholarship is $500 and the submission deadline is September 8, 2019.  The application and short essay descriptions are available at:

Student Award Search Aid

The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2019. You can visit the website: to read more about the scholarship.  Amount of Scholarship:  $1,000. The deadline for applications is May 24, 2019. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact them at

California Association of Winegrape Growers Foundation Scholarships

for the children of California vineyard employees.  At least two four-year scholarships worth $8,000 each and four two-year scholarships worth $2,000 each will be awarded to qualifying students in 2019.  Students may study the subjects of their choice at any campus within the UC, CSU and California Community College system.  Applications can be found at and the deadline is March 8, 2019.

Sierra Pacific Foundation Scholarship

Any dependent child of a full time, Sierra Pacific Industry employee is eligible to apply.  Applications with instructions are available at starting December 15th and the deadline is the last Friday of February each application year.  Check out the FAQs for further details:

GE – Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

The program annually provides college-bound seniors with $10,000 renewable scholarships – up to $40,000 total per recipient.  Applications are accepted until January 4, 2019.  Additional information, eligibility requirements and a link to the application are available at:

Sons of Italy Western Foundation

Scholarships are available for graduating seniors in the following categories:  Academic Awards, Italian Language Study Grants in Italy for high school seniors for the summer of 2019 and Athletic Awards for high school seniors pursuing a career in sports or sports related fields.  The requirements for applying for a Scholarship or Student Grant with the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy, Grand Lodge of California is as follows:  applicant must be wholly or partially of Italian descent, and applicant must be enrolled in an accredited Trade School, College, University or Community College in the fall of 2019.  Applications are available online at  The Deadline is March 1, 2019.

Fast Water Heater Scholarship 

Fast Water Heater is offering a $500 scholarship and the submission deadline is September 8, 2019. However, this will be a recurring scholarship program and they will accept applications each year.  You can view the application form and short essay descriptions on their website here:


EOP - Equal Opportunity Programs

Extended Opportunity Program and Services

EOPS is a state-funded program designed to recruit and retain students who are economically and educationally disadvantaged. EOPS assists students in the development of their potential ability through academic support and financial assistance. The services of EOPS are designed to give students individualized attention and support to improve their chances for success.

Read more about it on the Chico State and Butte College web sites.