External Scholarship Information


External scholarships must be counted as part of your total financial aid award. These can be reported to your financial aid counselor through MyGFU.

There are many scholarship opportunities from sources other than George Fox University. Students can locate scholarships through online searches, but should never pay a fee in order to apply for a scholarship.


Scholarship Search Databases

General Databases

Program-Specific Databases

Regional Databases

Minority-Specific Databases


Current Traditional Undergraduate Students

George Fox Scholarship Manager

Scholarship Manager is George Fox's site for returning traditional undergraduate students to apply for donor-funded scholarships. This process matches applicants with all available donor scholarships based on the donors' criteria.

The application is available via students' MyGFU portals December through January each academic year.

Miller BEST Achievement Scholarship

The Miller BEST (Business, Engineering, Science, and Technology) Achievement Award, which is funded through the James and Lila Miller Charitable Trust, was established in 2013 by their sons Ted and Paul Miller. The scholarship was created in honor of their parents, Jim and Lila Miller, to reward extraordinary students whose commitment to excellence in their chosen field of academic study is also reflected in their career plans and goals. 

The Miller BEST Achievement Awards are for currently enrolled undergraduate George Fox students. The application is available as part of the Donor Funded Scholarship Manager application process each year in December and January.

Juan Young Trust Scholarship

Juan Young was a former officer and then president of Kienow’s Food Stores. Upon his death, a trust fund was established to provide money for college scholarships for Oregon residents.

Preference is first given to lineal descendants of former Kienow’s employees. If no applicants meet this criteria, the scholarship will be open to other candidates who fit the following qualifications:

Students must be an Oregon resident.

Students must be 21 years of age or less at time of application. 

Application Deadline: May 1, 2017

Students can find the Juan Young Trust Scholarship Application here.


Freshman Donor Funded Scholarships

Incoming Freshmen are invited to apply for the following donor funded scholarships here.

Application Deadline: May 1, 2017

Ken & Joan Austin Scholarship

Awarded to an outstanding first year student attending George Fox who is from Newberg, Yamhill County, or Oregon.

Marvin & LaVelle Priebe Barger Scholarship

Awarded to assist first year students at George Fox who are from Oregon or Washington.

Kristine Dicus Memorial Award

Awarded to assist first year Protestant students attending George Fox who are majoring in Music.

Minthorne Family Grant

Awarded to assist first year students attending George Fox who are children of Friends ministers or missionaries.

Nard and Sis McGrath Scholarship

Awarded to assist and encourage first year Freshman attending George Fox who graduated from Newberg H.S. 

Arthur & Fern Roberts Scholarship

Awarded to assist and encourage first year Quaker students attending George Fox.

Dwight and Marie Macy Family Scholarship

Awarded to assist first year students attending George Fox who graduated from Madras or Culver H.S.


Nationally Competitive Scholarships

Click here for more information on Nationally Competitive Scholarships.



External Scholarships by Topic

General

Art / Graphic Design

Business / Marketing / Accounting

Education

Grad Students

High School Seniors

History / Political Science

Minority Students

Newberg Students

Non U.S. Citizen

Nursing / Health Related

Oregon Residents

Science / Technology / Engineering / Math

Social Work

Veterans / Active Military

Women


To advertise a scholarship here, please send information to finaid@georgefox.edu



General 

Varsity Tutors College Scholarship

  • Deadline: Each month on the 15th
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

I Heart My School Scholarship

  • Deadline: Feb 28 | Oct 31
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $500

Galorath College Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 1
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $600

cgTrader Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 1
  • Open to undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

Legacy Health Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 31
  • Summission requirements and qualifications vary
  • Amount: Varies

Maid Sailors Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 31 | Sept 30
  • Open to undergrad and grad
  • Video required
  • Amount: $500

Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 31 Fall | Dec 1 Spring
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Open to those who have either personally battled cancer or have a close friend/family member who has battled cancer
  • Amount: $4,000

Coupons.Com Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 31 Fall | Dec 31 Spring
  • Open to undergrad
  • Must be U.S. Citizen
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $5,000

Zumper Apartments Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 1 Spring | Nov 15 Fall
  • Open to undergrad
  • Community service and/or campus involvement required
  • Amount: $1,000

Business Plan Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 1
  • Open to undergrad and grad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

LiveCareer Education Opportunities Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 3
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Must be enrolled (or planning to enroll) full-time
  • Amount $1,500

Band With Success Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 15
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Must be 16 or older
  • Must be a legal US resident
  • Amount: $1,000

Compare.com Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 20
  • Open to undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Min GPA: 3.0
  • Amount: $5,000

DietsInReview.com Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 30
  • Open to unddergrad and grad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: Varies

Activia Training

  • Deadline: Apr 30 | Oct 31
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay or video required
  • Amount: $1,500

Slickdeals Saves U Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 30
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Min GPA: 3.0
  • Must be a legal US resident
  • Must be 17 or older
  • Amount: $2,500 (4)

Quicken Loans Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 1
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $2,500

Remote DBA Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 1
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Minimum GPA: 2.8
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

Airport Rentals United States Student Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 1
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $3,000

B. Davis Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 22
  • Open to high school seniors and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

Caring.com Student Care Giver Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 31 | Dec 31
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Must be caring for aging relative
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,500 (3)

Apartment List Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 1 | Dec 1
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $2,500

Giva Student Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 1 | Dec 1
  • Open to grad and undergrad 
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 12
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

SelectBlinds.com College Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 15
  • Open to high school seniors and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Amount: $1,000

iDigic Internet Marketing Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 15 | Nov
  • Open to undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Open to students in the 18-24 age group
  • Amount: $1,000

Lucidchart Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 17
  • Open to undergrad and grad
  • Diagram submission required
  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Must be US citizen or legal resident
  • Amount: $1,000

BigSun Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 19
  • Open to high school seniors and undergrad who are a student athlete
  • Essay required
  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Amount: $500

Most Promising Logo Design Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 30
  • Open to undergrad students
  • Must be pursuing logo/visual design
  • Logo design required
  • Amount: $1,500

Redfin Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 31 | Jan 31
  • Open to undergrad
  • Min GPA: 3.0
  • Must be a US resident
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $2,500

FlipKey Study Abroad Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 15
  • Open to undergrad enrolled in a current or upcoming study abroad program
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

BlueVine Young Entrepreneurs Scholarship

  • Deadline: Sep 1 | Feb 3
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Must be 18 or older
  • Minimum GPA: 3.3
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $5,000 (2)

Student Loan Hero

  • Deadline: Jan 1 | Aug 15
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

AES Engineering Scholarship

  • Deadline: October 6
  • Open to high school seniors and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $500

Slickdeals Scholarship

  • Deadline: October 31
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $5,000

QASymphony Software Testing Scholarship

  • Deadline: November 1
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

Soroptimist Live Your Dream Award

  • Deadline: November 15 
  • Open to undergrad
  • Essay required
  • For female students only
  • Amount: $5,000

Burning Tree Academic Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 1
  • Open to undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

The Social Enterprise Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 8
  • Open to grad and undergrad 
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

Offers.com Savvy Savers Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 13
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $2,500

AgoraPulse Social Media Management Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 15
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

Crowd Reviews Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 15
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Amount: $5,000

Unpakt College Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 15
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $100-$1,000

2016 Future of Assisted Living Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 31
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $2,000

LawnStarter Lawntrepreneur Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 31
  • Open to undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

Flightnetwork Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 31 
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

Customized Girl Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 31 
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Original tweet required
  • Amount: $500

QuoteWizard Safe Driver Scholarship

  • Deadline: Febuary 1
  • Open to undergrad and grad
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $500

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Art / Graphic Design

Vivid Seats Scholarship

  • Deadline: Febuary 28
  • Open to undergrad students pursuing a degree in Sports, Theater, or Arts
  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

Ellice T. Johnston Scholarship for the Ceramic Arts

  • Deadline: Third week of April
  • Must have completed 2 years of college level art courses
  • Open only to residents or students in Oregon or Northern California
  • Art portfolio required
  • Open to undergrad
  • Amount: $2,000

Graphic Springs Logo Design Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 31
  • Open to undergrad and grad
  • Minumum GPA: 3.0
  • Must be pursuing degree in marketing, PR, graphic design, or branding
  • Logo design required
  • Amount: $2,000

VeteranAid.org

  • Deadline: December 31 
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $2,000

The Most Promising Logo Design Scholar

  • Deadline: December 31
  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Must have completed 1 year coursework in graphic or product design
  • Logo design required
  • Amount: $1,500

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Business / Marketing / Accounting

GreenPal Small Business Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 1, 2017
  • Open to undergrad majoring or minoring in Business, Economics, or Finance
  • Min GPA: 3.5
  • Demonstrate desire to be an entrepreneur/business owner
  • Essay and business plan required
  • Amount: $2,000

The AWeber Developing Futures Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 21, 2017
  • Open to undergrad and grad pursuing a degree in Business, Marketing, or Communications
  • Essay or video required
  • Amount: $2,500

Secure Thoughts Scholarship

  • Deadline: Nov 10
  • Open to undergrad
  • For students studying in Business, Marketing or IT
  • Resume, cover letter and 2 references required
  • Amount: $1,000

Daimler 

  • Deadline: Nov 18
  • Must be pursuing degree in Business or Engineering
  • Min GPA: 3.25
  • Junior or senior
  • Demonstrate strong commitment to promoting diversity
  • Personal statement required
  • Amount: $1,500 (2)

Allied Van Lines Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 1
  • Open to undergrad interested in logistics or related major
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

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Graduate Students

Rover.com Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 31
  • Open to grad
  • Essay required
  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Amount: $1,000

International Fellowships

  • Deadline: Dec 1
  • Open to grad
  • For women pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the United States who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents
  • Amount: $18,000 to $30,000

P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship (IPS)

  • Open to grad
  • For women pursuing full-time graduate study in the United States or Canada who are not U.S. or Canadian citizens or permanent residents
  • Amount: Up to $12,500
  • See website for more details and contact information

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High School Seniors

B. Davis Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 22
  • Open to high school seniors and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

Flicker of Hope Foundation Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 1
  • Must be burn survivor who is current high school senior or has a high school diploma
  • Amount: Varies

SelectBlinds.com College Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 15
  • Open to high school seniors and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Amount: $1,000

BigSun Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 19
  • Open to high school seniors and undergrad who are a student athlete
  • Essay required
  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Amount: $500

AES Engineering Scholarship

  • Deadline: October 6
  • Open to high school seniors and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $500

Sixt Rent-a-car Scholarship

  • Deadline: November 30
  • Must be a current high school senior graduating in 2017
  • Minimum GPA: 3.7
  • Amount: $5,000

Cable Tech Talk Scholarship

  • Deadline: Febuary 21
  • Open to high school seniors or college freshmen
  • Must be a legal US resident
  • Minimum 3.0 high school GPA required
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $500

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History / Political Science

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Minority Students

HSF General College Scholarships

  • Deadline: April
  • Must be of Hispanic heritage
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0 (HS students) | 2.5 (college and grad students)
  • Amount: $500 to $5,000

HENAAC Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 30
  • Must be pursuing degree in STEM related major
  • Must be of Hispanic origin and/or significatnly participate in and promote organizations and activities in the Hispanic community
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Amount: $500 to $10,000

ESA Foundation Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: May 29
  • Must be woman or minority student
  • Must be pursuing degrees leading to careers in computer and video game arts
  • Minimum GPA: 2.75
  • Amount: $3,000 (30)

American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: May 31
  • Must be registered member of a federal or state recognized tribe, or descendant of at least one grandparent or parent who is an enrolled tribal member
  • Minimum GPA: 2.0
  • Amount: Varies

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Newberg Students

Larry Bohnsack Memorial Scholarship 

  • Deadline: April 1
  • Sponsored by Newberg Noon Rotary Foundation
  • Must be senior attending Newberg, Dundee, or St Paul public or private school
  • Must be majoring in: Mass Communications, Electronic Media, Radio, Video, TV, or Print Media

Joan D. Austin Memorial Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 30
  • Sponsored by Newberg Noon Rotary Foundation
  • Must be young female graduate of Newberg High School
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Contact your school for application

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Non U.S. Citizens

International Fellowships

  • Deadline: December 1
  • Open to grad
  • For women pursuing full-tim graduate or postdoctoral study in the United States who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents
  • Amount: $18,000 to $30,000

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Nursing / Health Related

Laser Spine Institute Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 15
  • Must intend to pursue a career in heathcare
  • Minimum GPA: 3.5
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,500

Centennial Education Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 30
  • Must be pursuing degree in nursing
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

Expert Institute's Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 31
  • Must pursue degree related to healthcare or life sciences
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

Army Medicine Education Opportunities

  • Open to grad and undergrad (see website for various program descriptions)
  • Available to students pursuing nursing, medicine, dentistry, veterinary science, optometry or psychology.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Service obligation required
  • Amount: varies, could be up to full-tuition scholarship

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Oregon Residents

Oregon Business & Professional Women's Foundation

  • Deadline: Sept 15 for Fall | Jan 15th for Spring | April 15th for Summer
  • Amount: Varies

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Science / Technology / Engineering / Math

ASCO Engineering Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 31
  • Must be pursuing degree in Engineering
  • Junior, Senior, or Grad students
  • U.S. Citizen or Legal Resident
  • Resume required
  • Amount: $5,000 (2)

 Daimler 

  • Deadline: Nov 18
  • Must be pursuing degree in Business or Engineering
  • Min GPA: 3.25
  • Junior or senior
  • Demonstrate strong commitment to promoting diversity
  • Personal statement required
  • Amount: $1,500 (2)

Allied Van Lines Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 1
  • Open to undergrad interested in logistics or related major
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

Expert Institute's Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 31
  • Must pursue degree related to healthcare or life sciences
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

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Social Work

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Veterans / Active Military

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Women Only

Oregon Business and Professional Women's Foundation

  • Deadline: Jan 15 for Spring | April 15 for Fall
  • Must be acquiring marketable skills that will increase their economic security
  • Must be entering work force after they receive degree
  • Amount: Varies

P.E.O. STAR Scholarship

  • Open to high school senior women
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Minimum GPA:  3.0
  • Must be a citizen or legal permanent resident of the US or Canada
  • See website for more details and contact information

P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education (PCE)

  • Open to undergrad
  • For women returning to college after 24+ months of being a non-student
  • Amount: Up to $3,000
  • Essay required
  • See website for more details and contact information

P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship (IPS)

  • Open to grad
  • For women pursuing full-time graduate study in the United States or Canada who are not U.S. or Canadian citizens or permanent residents
  • Amount: Up to $12,500
  • See website for more details and contact information

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