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 for students from sources outside George Fox University. Students can locate scholarships through online searches. Students should never pay a fee in order to apply for a scholarship.


Scholarship Search Databases

Oregon Student Assistance Commission (OSAC) - scholarships for Oregon residents (March 1 annual deadline)

Fastweb - various general scholarships

Scholarships.com - various general scholarships

U.S. Dept. of Labor Scholarship Search - various general scholarships

Nursing Explorer - general nursing scholarships

NursingScholarship.US - general nursing scholarships

O.H.A.N.A Foundation - scholarships for Oregon and Hawaii high school seniors

The Washboard - various scholarships for Washington residents

The Hispanic College Fund Scholarship Program - HSF/ General College Scholarships are designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree.


For 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 will allow you to be matched for all available donor scholarships based on the donors' criteria.

The application is available via student’s MyGFU portal January through February each academic year.

*Application for the 2015-2016 academic year is now open. Scholarship Manager closes on January 28th, 2015 at 5:00 PM (no exceptions). 


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. The application process begins each winter through the universities Donor-Funded Scholarship Competition which is available via student’s MyGFU portal January through February each academic year.

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


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

Newberg Students

Nursing / Health Related

Oregon Residents

Science / Technology / Engineering / Math

Social Work

Veterans / Active Military


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



General 

Halloween Express Summer 2015 Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 10, 2015
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1000

AT&T Internet and Education Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 17 for Fall | January for Spring(Annually)
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Create an eye-catching infographic
  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Amount: $1,000

Gagne, Scherer & Associates, LLC

  • Deadline: July 17, 2015
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1200

Levin Firm Schoalrship

  • Deadline: July 17, 2015
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Amount: $1000

Bachus & Schanker, LLC Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 30th for Fall | November 30th for Spring
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $2000

American Graphics Institute Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 31 for Fall | December 31 for Spring
  • Available to part time or full time students
  • Amount: $1000

DrugNews Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 31, 2015
  • Must have interest in drug research or connection to drug related injury
  • Essay Required
  • Amount: $1000

Eraser Clinic Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 31, 2015 | November 30, 2015
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1000

Goedeker's Appliances Annual College Book Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 31, 2015
  • Amount: $500

Goedeker's Appliances Annual Public Service College Book Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 31, 2015
  • Must be in a public service position
  • Amount: $500

Good Call Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 31, 2015
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $2500

The Herb Affair Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 31 (annually) 
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1000

Medical Assistant Scholarship

  • Deadline:July 31, 2015
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Must be pursuing medical related degree
  • Essay required
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Amount: $1000

Palmer Fred (Bud) Siegfried Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 31, 2015
  • Open to grad or undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1000

TVProviders.com Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 31, 2015
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Art project involved
  • Amount: $1000

Chuan Ai Lu Engstrom Memorial Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 1st for Fall | December 1st for Spring
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1000

Guerra Dental Scholarship Essay Contest

  • Deadline: August 1st for Fall | December 1st for Spring
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1500

Dept.com Aggressive Scholar Applicant

  • Deadline: August 1, 2015
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $500

Guiding Light Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 1, 2015
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $500

Mark Z Home Selling Team Scholarship Award

  • Deadline: August 1 for Fall | December 1 for Spring (Annually)
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0 Essay required
  • Amount: $2500

Marvel Optics Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: August 10 for Fall | January 5th for Spring
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $3000 (2)

Uche Law Firm Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 14, 2015
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1000

Albertson & Davidson Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 15, 2015
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $2,500

MonitorMyHome.com Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 15, 2015
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,500

The Zeiger Firm College Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 15, 2015
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

Stroble Law Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 15, 2015
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $500

Solutionreach Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 18, 2015
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0 (HS - 3.2)
  • Amount: $4,000 (2) and $2,000 (1)

CreditRepair.com Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: August 31, 2015
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $3,000, $1500, $500

Diehard Fans Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 31, 2015
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Must create slogan
  • Amount: $500

iVein Health and Wellness Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 31st for Fall | December 31st for Spring
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $2000

Lexington Law Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: August 31 for Fall | February 28 for Spring
  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $5,000

Moxie Customer Service Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 31 for Fall | December 31 for Spring (Annually)
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $500

Abodo Scholarship

  • Deadline: September 1 for Fall| February 28 for Spring
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $500

North American Van Lines Logistics Scholarship Competition

  • Deadline: September 1, 2015
  • Must be pursuing degree in logistics or equivalent
  • Undergrad only
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1000 (5)

Shipdig.com Scholarship

  • Deadline: September 15, 2015
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1000

County Office Scholarship

  • Deadline: September 30, 2015
  • Essay Required
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Amount: $1000

AccuLynx Scholarship for Higher Education

  • Deadline: October 1st for Spring | June 1st for Fall
  • Essay OR video required
  • Amount: $1000

Fantasy Sports Daily Scholarship

  • Deadline: October 1, 2015
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1000

Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship

  • Deadline: October 15 (Annually)
  • Must be between 16 and 19 years old
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1000

RentLingo Dream Big Scholarship

  • Deadline: October 1, 2015 | March 1, 2016
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1000

HotelsCheap Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: October 15, 2015
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1500

Reservation Counter Scholarship

  • Deadline: October 15, 2015
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1500

Tungsten Rings & Co Scholarship

  • Deadline: October 15, 2015
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1000

CariD Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: October 31 for Fall | April 30 for Spring
  • Must be between ages 16 and 20
  • Amount: $1000

Zumper Apartments Scholarship

  • Deadline: November 15 for Fall | April 15 for Spring
  • Essay Required
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Amount: $1000

Noah's Scholarship

  • Deadline: November 1, 2015
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1000

Youth Noise Scholarship

  • Deadline: November 21, 2015
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Video Required
  • Amount: $1000

Customer Bloom Scholarship

  • Deadline: November 28, 2015
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Video required
  • Amount: $1,000

Walk-in Tub Review Scholarship Contest

  • Deadline: November 28, 2015
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Video required
  • Amount: $1,000

Apartment List Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 1st for Spring | June 1st for Fall (annually)
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $2500

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance

  • Deadline: December 1, 2015
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Must have dealt with cancer
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $4000

Rogers Law Firm

  • Deadline: December 1, 2015
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1,000

2015 Clark Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 15, 2015
  • Open to grad or undergrad
  • Amount: $350

Custom Furniture Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 15, 2015
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1000

Custom Jewelry Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 15, 2015
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1000

ADT Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 31, 2015
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $500

Mark A. Forester Scholarship

CareerStep Scholarship - Mothers Returning to School

  • Deadline: December 31, 2015
  • Must be mother seeking higher ed degree
  • Amount: $2000

Caring.com Student Care Giver Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 31 Spring | May 31 Fall
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Must be caring for aging relative
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1500 (3)

Frugal Student Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 31, 2015
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Short essay required
  • Amount: $2000

Future of Assisted Living Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 31, 2015
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Amount: $2000 (2)

Headsetplus.com Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 31, 2015
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Video required
  • Amount: $1000

InfoParrot Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 31, 2015
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1250 (3)

Innovative Smiles Scholarship

  • Deadline: January 18, 2016
  • Undergrad only
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $500

Creative California College Scholarship

  • Deadline: January 31, 2016
  • Must be 18 years or older as of January 31, 2016
  • Amount: $500

The Law Office of Lawrence Goodwin National Scholarship

  • Dealine: March 15, 2016
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $500

David B. Pederson Scholarship Contest

  • Deadline: March 31, 2016
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1500

Park Plaza Dental Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 25, 2016 (annually)
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Minimum GPA: 2.75
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $500

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Art / Graphic Design

Dolman Law Group Video Essay Contest

  • Deadline: July 22, 2015
  • Amount: $1100

The LogoMaker Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 31, 2015
  • Preference given to students studying fine arts, commercial arts, or graphic design
  • Amount: $2500

Shutterfly Graphic Design Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 31, 2015
  • Must be pursuing degree in graphic design
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $5500

Artistic Excellence in Print Design & Marketing Scholarship

  • Deadline: November 30 (annually)
  • MinimumGPA: 3.0
  • Must be majoring in Graphic Arts & Design or related
  • Amount: $1,500

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Business / Marketing / Accounting

Medigo Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 31, 2015
  • Must be pursuing degree in marketing, tourism management, healthcare management, or business administration
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $2000

Shutterfly Business Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 31, 2015
  • Must be pursuing degree in business
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $5500

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Graduate Students

Social Work Scholarship

  • Deadline: November 13th | April 15th (annually)
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Amount: $2000

2015 Health Wonk Scholarship

  • Deadline: November 30, 2015
  • Must be full-time master's or doctoral student working in medicine, public health, nursing, or related field
  • Amount: $2500 (1) and $1500 (1)

2015 Clark Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 15, 2015
  • Open to grad or undergrad
  • Amount: $350

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High School Seniors

The Healthy.com Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 15, 2015
  • Must be incoming freshman for Fall 2015
  • Amount: $500

Law Doctor's Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 15, 2015
  • Must be undergrad, first year
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $500

Lending Tree Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 15, 2015
  • Must be incoming freshman for Fall 2015
  • Minimum GPA: 3.5
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $2500

A Better America Scholarship (High School Student)

  • Deadline: July 31, 2015
  • Must be high school senior
  • Amount: $1,000

CareerStep Scholarship - Graduating High School Seniors

  • Deadline: October 31, 2015
  • Must be graduating high school senior
  • Amount: $2000

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History / Political Science

 The Christopher W. Keyser Undergrad Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 31, 2015
  • Must be majoring in English, History, Poli Sci, Journalism or Communications with an interest in legal or criminal justice
  • Amount: $1500

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Newberg Students

Larry Bohnsack Memorial Scholarship 

  • Deadline: April 1 (Annually)
  • 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
  • Click here to download application

Joan D. Austin Memorial Scholarship

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

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Nursing / Health Related

Global Health Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 17, 2015
  • Minimum GPA: 3.2
  • Must be pursuing degree in nursing, medicine, or public health
  • Amount: $3000

RN to BSN Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: July 31, 2015
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Must be pursuing degree in nursing, medicine, or public health
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Amount: $500

Nurses Make a Difference Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 1, 2015
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Must be pursuing degree in nursing
  • Amount: $1000

Osler Scholarship

  • Deadline: November 21, 2015
  • Open to grad and undergrad
  • Must be pre-med
  • Video required
  • Amount: $1000

Centennial Education Scholarship

  • Deadline: November 30 for Spring | June 30 for Fall
  • Must be pursuing degree in nursing
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1000

ACLS Medical Training Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 31, 2015
  • Open to grad undergrad
  • Essay required
  • Must be pursing medical related degree
  • Amount: $1000

The Expert Institute's Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 31, 2015
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Must be pursuing a degree in healthcare or the life sciences
  • Amount: $1000 

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Oregon Residents

Oregon Business & Professional Women's Foundation

  • Deadline: April 15th for Summer | September 15 for Fall | January 15th for Spring
  • Amount: Varies

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Science / Technology / Engineering / Math

Chassis Plans Leadership in Engineering Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 31, 2015
  • Must have completed at least 2 years in engineer seeking degree
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1500

Avomeen's Science Student Award

  • Deadline: August 1st (Annually)
  • Must be pursuing science related career
  • Essay required
  • Amount: $1000 and $500

Shutterfly Computer Science Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 31, 2015
  • Must be pursuing degree in computer science
  • Essay required
  • Amunt: $5500

Extreme Terrain's Student Scholarship

  • Deadline: October 15 for Spring | June 15 for Fall
  • Must be pursuing degree in environmental studies, environmental research, land use, earth and atmosphere studies, sustainable land management, parks and rec or sustainable agriculture systems
  • Amount: $3000

Telesphere Scholarship Essay Contest

  • Deadline: November 1st for Spring | June 1st for Fall
  • Must be majoring in communications or engineering
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Amount: $2000

Flosum 2015 Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 15, 2015
  • Must be pursuing degree in computer engineering or computer science, or other techincal discipline such as eletrical engineering, phsyics or mathematics with interest in computer science
  • Amount: $750

The Expert Institute's Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 31, 2015
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Must be pursuing a degree in healthcare or the life sciences
  • Amount: $1000

National Debt Relief Scholarship

  • Deadline: Jan 31, 2016
  • Must be pursuing degree in STEM fields
  • Amount: $1000 (5)

Webucator Scholarships for Computer Science Students

  • Deadline: March 31 (Annually)
  • Must be pursuing degree in computer science
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Amount: $1000

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Social Work

Social Work Scholarship

  • Deadline: November 13th | April 15th (annually)
  • Open to both undergrad or graduate student
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Amount: $2000

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Veterans / Active Military

CareerStep Scholarship - Military Service Members

  • Deadline: October 31, 2015
  • Must be current active-duty service member or veteran or dependant of one
  • Amount: $2000

Veterans United Foundation Scholarship

  • Deadline: October 31, 2015
  • Must be current active-duty service member or veteran
  • Spouse of service member or veteran
  • Child of service member or veteran
  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Amount: $2000

The Naegle Law Firm Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 31st for Spring | June 30th for Fall
  • Must be current/former militarty-service member or family member
  • Must be full time
  • Amount: $1000

Armed Forces Scholarship

  • Deadline: January 1 (annually)
  • Must be an Armed Forces Veteran
  • Amount: $500

Anthony Castelli Attorney's Veteran's College Scholarship

  • Deadline: Memorial Day (Last Monday in May) Annually
  • Must be current military veteran or parent, sibling, child or grandchild of current or honorably discharged veteran
  • Amount: $500

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