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 your 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

Business / Marketing / Accounting

Education

Grad Students

High School Seniors

History / Political Science

Newberg Students

Nursing

Oregon Residents

Science / Technology / Engineering / Math

Veterans / Active Military



General 

Annual Stewart J. Guss College Student Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 1, 2015
  • Amount: $1,000

72 Degrees National Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 15, 2015
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Amount: $500

ACT Foundation Second-Year Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: March 15, 2015
  • Must be current undergrad going into second-year of college (sophomore)
  • Amount: $1000 (25 Available)

Dana Kull Memorial Scholarship

Plumbing Masters National Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 15, 2015
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Amount: $500

Scholarships for Success Program

  • Deadline: March 31, 2015
  • Must be member of Christian Community Credit Union
  • Amount: Varies

The Debt.com Scholarship for Aggressive Scholarship Applicants

  • Deadline: April 1, 2015
  • Amount: $500

Hotels Cheap Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 15, 2015
  • Amount: $1,500

Marketing Edge Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 15, 2015
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Amount: Varies

SoftwareProviders.com

  • Deadline: April 15, 2015
  • Amount: $1,000

Active Calendar Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 30, 2015
  • Amount: $1000

CareerStep Scholarship - Mothers Returning to School

  • Deadline: April 30, 2015
  • Must be mother seeking higher ed degree
  • Amount: $2000

CariD Scholarship Program

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

Defensive Driving Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 30, 2015
  • Amount: $1500

The Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 30, 2015
  • Amount: $5000

The Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 1, 2015
  • Amount: $1500

Thomas L. Dickson Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 15, 2015
  • Amount: $1000

Mometrix College Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 22, 2015
  • Amount, $1000, $2,000 and $5,000

Nissenbaum Internet Law Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 30, 2015
  • Amount: $500 (2)

2015 IronSecurity.com Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 31, 2015
  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Amount: $500

Mind the Gap Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: May 31, 2015
  • Amount: $2000 (2) and $1000 (1)

AccuLynx Scholarship for Higher Education

  • Deadline: June 1st for Fall | October 1st for Spring
  • Amount: $1000

The Effect of Grandparents Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 1, 2015
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Amount: $1000

Exede Internet Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 1, 2015
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Amount: $500

The Ornament Shop Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 1, 2015
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Amount: $500

Save Plans College Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 1, 2015
  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Amount: $750

Single Parent Scholarship Award

  • Deadline: June 1, 2015
  • Must be a single parent helping to raise at least one child
  • Minimum GPA: 2.7
  • Amount: $1000 (2 - One for a single mom and one for a single dad)

The Working Student Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 10, 2015
  • Requirements:Must be working while attending college
  • Amount: $2,000

Abbott & Fenner Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: June 15, 2015
  • Amount: $1,000

Bachus & Schanker, LLC Scholarship

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

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

The Herb Affair Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 31 (annually) 
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Amount: $1000

Palmer Fred (Bud) Siegfried Scholarship

  • Deadline: July 31, 2015
  • Amount: $1000

The LogoMaker Scholarship

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

Solutionreach Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 18, 2015
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0 (HS - 3.2)
  • Amount: $4,000 (2) and $2000 (1)

iVein Health and Wellness Scholarship

  • Deadline: August 31st for Fall | December 31st for Spring
  • Amount: $2000

Lexington Law Scholarship Program

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

Abodo Scholarship

  • Deadline: September 1 for Fall| February 28 for Spring
  • Amount: $500

Customer Bloom Scholarship

  • Deadline: November 28, 2015
  • Amount: $1,000

Mark A. Forester Scholarship

CareerStep Scholarship - Mothers Returning to School

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

Innovative Smiles Scholarship

  • Deadline: January 18, 2016
  • Amount: $500

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Art

Ellice T. Johnston Scholarship for the Ceramic Arts

Ronald D. Weiss Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 22, 2015
  • Must have two years or equivalent level of art education
  • Must be resident or student in Oregon or Northern California
  • Amount: $2000

Design Your Future Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 25, 2015
  • Must be pursuing a degree in interior design, art and design, architecture, or other related field
  • Amount: $1000

Tattoo Art Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 15, 2015
  • Must be pursuing degree in graphic design or art
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Amount: $1,000 (first place) & $500 (runner up)

The LogoMaker Scholarship

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

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

AmeriQuest Transportation Services Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 30, 2015
  • Must be pursuing business or techology related field
  • Amount: $1000

Accounting Software Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 30, 2015
  • Amount: $1000

Transportation Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 15, 2015
  • Must be pursuing degree in transportation, marketing, economics, accounting, distribution, purchasing, etc.
  • Minimum GPA: 2.75
  • Amount: $500

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Education

 Dr. Alma Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communication

  • Deadline: April 30, 2015
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Must be pursuing a degree in public health, communications, social work, education, liberal arts, or related field
  • Amount: $5000 

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Graduate Students

Bend Surgery Center Foundation Graduate Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 1, 2015
  • Must have graduated from high school in Central Oregon
  • Must be enrolled in graduate study in a health care profession
  • Amount: $5000

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)

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High School Seniors

ACT Cares Community Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: March 15, 2015
  • Must be current senior at a high school located in one of the following counties: Bakersfield, CA (Kern County) | Woodland Hills, CA (Los Angeles County) | Mason, OH (Butler, Clermont, Hamilton, or Warren Counties) | Dallas, TX (Dallas, Denton, or Collin Counties) | San Angelo, TX (Tom Green County) 
  • Amount: $1000 (25)

Signet Classics Scholarship Essay Contest

  • Deadline: April 14, 2015
  • Must be junior or senior in high school
  • Must be submitted by a high school English teacher on behalf of student
  • Amount: $1000

The Foundation Essay Contest

  • Deadline: April 26, 2015
  • Must be junior or senior in high school
  • Amount: Varies

The Healthy.com Scholarship

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

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

Oregon Medical Education Foundation Linn-Benton County Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 15, 2015
  • Must be high school senior or graduate of Linn-Benton County pursuing a degree in medicine or nursing
  • Amount: $1000 (13)
  • Click here to download application

Dr. Alma Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communication

  • Deadline: April 30, 2015
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Must be pursuing a degree in public health, communications, social work, education, liberal arts, or related field
  • Amount: $5000 

Geraldine Stephenson Continuing Education Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 22, 2015
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Must be pursuing medical related degree
  • Must have had education interrupted due to financial need or current/past family responsibilities, been out of school at least 5 years
  • Amount: $1500 to $5000 

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

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

Tillamook County Master Gardener Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 1, 2015
  • Must have graduated from Tillamook County HS or have 2 years residency in Tillamook
  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Amount: Varies

Oregon Community Quaterback Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 14, 2015
  • Amount: $2500 (renewable for 4 years)

Oregon Business & Professional Women's Foundation

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

Sister Adele Memorial Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 17, 2015
  • Must be from farmworker household
  • Amount: Varies

Ronald D. Weiss Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 22, 2015
  • Must have two years or equivalent level of art education
  • Must be resident or student in Oregon or Northern California
  • Amount: $2000

Oregon Scottish Rite Education Foundation Scholarships

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Science / Technology / Engineering / Math

Schweiger Memorial Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 2, 2015
  • Must be pursuing career in enginnering or construction
  • Amount: Varies

Remote DBA Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 15, 2015
  • Must be pursuing degree in computer science or computer engineering
  • Amount: $3500

Making the Future Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: March 31, 2015
  • Must be pursuing career in a STEM field
  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Amount: $5,000

Webucator Scholarships for Computer Science Students

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

Actuatorzone's Annual Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 1, 2015
  • Must be enrolled in Engineering Program
  • Amount: $1,000

ASCO Numatics Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 3, 2015
  • Must be enrolled in engineering program pursuing carrer in industrial automation related field
  • Amount: $5,000 (2)

Great Minds in STEM Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 30, 2015
  • Must be a STEM major
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Must be of Hispanic origin
  • Amount: Varies

Reed Tech Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 30, 2015
  • Must be pursuing or planning to pursue a major in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) studies
  • Amount: $1000

Southland Technical Supply Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 30, 2015
  • Must be pursuing or planning to pursue a major in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) studies
  • Amount: $1000

Extreme Terrain's Student Scholarship

  • Deadline: June 15 for Fall | October 15 for Spring
  • 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

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

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Veterans / Active Military

Armed Forces Scholarship

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

Veterans United Foundation Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 30, 2015
  • Must current active-duty service member or veteran
  • Spouse of service member or veteran
  • Child of service member or veteran
  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Amount: $2,000

The Naegle Law Firm Scholarship

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

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

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